On this DVD, you'll see them in concert in their native Jalisco, Mexico.
They're in fine form and look like they're having a good time, just like I do whenevr I watch them.
But what makes it particularly appropriate is that kishka is eaten by both gentiles and Jews: the gentile version is often a blood sausage; the Jewish version is made with chicken fat and grain. A (Note: the album was a second place winner in the Klezmer category of the 2009 Just Plain Folks awards.) [6-5-2011] [Vendor: CD Baby] (Jelani Eddington, MP3 from the album "Jelani Eddignton In Concert", 1994) Ah, Jelani!
I've loved his theater organ playing since 2002, when I bought a CD of his duets with pianist David Harris.
For further reading, this site also includes my thoughts on the history and marginalization of the polka, a bibliography of polka resources, links to important polka articles on the Web (both popular and scholarly), and some essential information for polka musicians. (The Polka Nuts, self published [no number], 2011) Oh, how I love that Dutch Hop music!
The instrumentals by the Polka Nuts of Brighton, Colorado, are just wonderful; I particularly love "Poudre Valley Waltz." The vocals are less pleasing, but the instrumentals alone are worth the price.
A [Read Steve Terrell's review](Polkaholix, Monopol Records, 940833 (M 5369), 2010) How these guys scammed money out of the German Federal Government to make a polka CD is beyond me, but if government dough results in music this good, we should try it here in the US.
Most of the songs are original and they're top notch, as is the performance, the mix and the packaging.
In case you don't remember, banda ("band") is the northern Mexican musical style that features big brass bands playing dance music which includes a generous helping of polkas.
B [11-4-2012] [Vendor: (Various artists, Trikont US-289) My number one favorite polka album.
A truly amazing compilation, it will give you a taste of a number of polka styles including Chicago Honky, Wisconsin Dutchman, Avant Garde, Mexican Conjunto, and Nuclear Polka.
B  [Vendor: Amazon.com](Raya Brass Band, self-published [no number], 2011) Definitely not a polka album, but I think this will appeal to many polka fans anyway.
The music is Balkan and Gypsy (just a tad southeast of polka-land), played with the kind of manic gusto I imagine you'd hear from an old-world combo, though these outstanding musicians hail from the city of Brooklyn.
Every track is to be savored and the liner notes are the best.