Live footage of the LKQ
The LKQ debut album:
comments and reviews
A stylish and spectral debut from the LKQ, which features four highly
accomplished and in-demand musicians... The generally crisp and subtly
familiar arrangements are broken up by moments of genuine storm, such as
the passionate Ukrainian Sherele... A tremendous calling card for their
increasingly acclaimed live performances.
Keith Wolzinger, Klezmer Podcast
The group has a wonderful acoustic sound, without anything getting in
the way of the purity of the music. The arrangements are spot on, and
the balance is just right. Whether it be a delicate doina or hora, a
bouncing sher, or a blazing freylekhs, LKQ gives a masterful
performance, full of exuberance and artistry... LKQ is off to a great
start with this album.I can recommend it highly to both those just
starting to build their Klezmer library, as well as those fans looking
for a truly authentic sound amongst all the amped-up Klezmer that is
being produced these days.
Association of Jewish Libraries
The musicians convey their tremendous affection for the sound
and emotions nurtured by klezmer music. This CD succeeds in conveying
the unique musical style and elevates the listener emotionally and
spiritually. LKQ is a nice addition to any traditional collection of
klezmer music, be it at home, at the synagogue, or at any interested
What the pros say:
Brotman, Brave Old World, Veretski Pass
Very intimate sound and mature readings.
Ray, Indigo Girls
The London Klezmer Quartet brims with musicality and elicits
every emotion possible in my soul. When I listen to this CD, I want to
live, I want to laugh, I want to cry, but mostly importantly I want to
A truly great authentic klezmer CD.