Matoula Music


Glenn Dickson

Clarinetist Glenn Dickson has had a varied career playing klezmer, Greek,jazz, rock, classical and ambient music. He has performed with the Greek bands Taximi, and Meraki in the US and Greece. His klezmer band, Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, has performed concerts and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe, with recordings including the “Klezmer Nutcracker” and collaborations with Maurice Sendak (Pincus and the Pig) and with NPR Sound and Spirit host Ellen Kushner (The Golden Dreydl). Shirim’s music has been used by Woody Allen (Deconstructing Harry soundtrack), and Glenn was a klezmer soloist on the soundtrack of Sidney Lumet’s film “A Stranger Among Us.” His klezmer-fusion band, Naftule’s Dream has played major jazz festivals in the US, Canada and Europe, including the Berlin, Montreal and New York Jazz Festivals and recorded for John Zorn’s Tzadik label.