Ein Medley of German Popmusik
A celebration of German culture and song
Josef der Erste (left) and JJ Jones
Performing at the Celebration of Nations in Franklin TN 2011
JJ referring loosely to the look of Mozart while singing Rock Me Amadeus to an enthusiastic crowd at Vanderbilt University in Nashville for the do Deutsch program
See entire video (in three parts) HERE.
Germany has a grand tradition of pop stars, many of which are considered "Schlager" (hit-makers). Typically these are the singers who croon more traditional folky pop, but a Schlager can be anyone who sings a song that worms its way into the national ear.
Schlagerman presents a mash-up of beloved German tunes from pop history, told and sung by JJ Jones, accompanied by Josef der Erste, in a delightful mix of English and German.
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Mack the Knife
Rock Me Amadeus
The performance is perfect for high school and university students, as well as German-American gatherings of any kind.
VIDEO of Vanderbilt performance HERE
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