Brody studied classical trumpet and composition
at Boston University and received a Masters from New England Conservatory, where he played with the Klezmer Conservatory Band. Since moving to Berlin ten years ago, Brody has composed for and led a number of groups. Tango Toy features a fusion of traditional Jewish songs and klezmer with odd grooves, impressionistic textures, Charles Ives tonalities, and singing lyrical melodies. "It's intersection music-the excited voice of humanity at those places where many cultures come together and share" according to a Klezmershack.