Saul Dreier and Ruby Sosnowicz are not typical men. In 2014, approaching their tenth decade, they took the age-defying decision to set up a Klezmer ensemble so they could “sing for the 6 million who died” and spread a message of peace and love.
Lead singer Grzegorz Kwiatkowski’s grandfather and great aunt were prisoners at the Stutthof concentration camp, a Nazi German facility that claimed the lives of some 63,000 people.
As the Seattle studio that came to define the grunge music genre in the 1990s plans to take Trupa Trupa global with a new international album to be released later this year, the band tells TFN: “Our priority is our spiritual path, not the conquest of the world.”
Mixing folk with contemporary the Szczecin group will bring their own unique sounds to the contest.
One Polish band is casting an ironic eye over what it means to live the corporate life.