In this episode, we speak with Yoni Battat about music, identity, and creativity. Yoni discusses what it means to explore the fragments of memory and identity through art. We discuss his experiences with klezmer music as well as the ways Mizrahi and Iraqi-specific influences inform his work as an artist.
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Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan Osborn
Music supervision, editing mixing, and mastering by Nico Rivers (www.auraformaudio.com)
Graphics and Klezmer theme song by Alec Hutson (www.alechutson.com & www.warbirdcreative.com)
Website design by Jakob Lazzaro (www.jakoblazzaro.com)
This episode featured music from Yoni Battat’s album Fragments.
Episode photo by Dan Osborn