(born 1955), born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana, is the musical director of Brave Old World, and remains one of the leading lights in the teaching and revival of Yiddish music in the United States, Canada, and Europe since the early 1980s.
20.08.2007 by Nathan Earlier today I actually bumped into all four members of Brave Old World (Michael Alpert, AlanBern, Kurt Bjorling and Stuart Brotman)... I guess you really have to be involved in the genre to really know what I'm talking about, ...
Patsh tants, yiddish dance led by Andreas Schmitges during the Klezmer dance workshop at the Yiddish Summer Weimar 2007. The band: AlanBern, accordeon - Sanne Möricke, accordeon... - 03.02.2008, YouTube
Yiddish dancing at the Weimar (Germany) Yiddish Winter workshop. AlanBern plays the piano, accompanying a chasidic melody as taught by Lorin Sklamberg, February 3, 2008. Camera:... - 12.21.2008, YouTube