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Tag: Jewish Music
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The Grammy-winning pop-rock icon played a series of sold-out shows at the Greek in the summer of 1972, which led to the multiplatinum double live album, “Hot August Night.” Forty years later, Diamond returns to the Greek stage to celebrate the anniversary...
August 1, 2012 | 12:39 pm
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“THE MUSIC OF JEWISH COMPOSERS”
The ninth annual Beverly Hills International Music Festival features the world premiere of composer Assaf Rinde’s “Meditation on a Sephardic Theme,” performed by guitarist Edward Trybek. Mezzo-soprano Iris Malkin and pianist Jean-David...
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[UPDATE] This is a recording of a live broadcast from Sunday night, January 9, 2011.
The JCC of Manhattan will broadcast a live memorial service at 5pm PST tonight to remember the late Debbie Friedman.
Friedman, a popular singer and songwriter who is widely credited with...
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The Shondes live in Seattle at the Crocodile Club, 12/5/07
It is no easy feat to yell melodiously, but the Jewish rock quartet, The Shondes, has achieved just that. The screams on their new album, "The Red Sea," sound ancient and somewhat cantorial, piping in from the Old Testament to...
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Romashka Live at Joe's Pub
After two consecutive years of a mailbox clogged with new Chanukah music, this year seems to have produced a drought of latkes-candles-and-dreidel epics. No matter. There are plenty of terrific CDs around that will make good gifts for those who do the...
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Shlomo Carlebach and Rabbi Eliezer Garner at Montreal Ashram
For a minute, as I stood near the entrance of my home, I could have sworn I was in Jerusalem. We were in that moment of transition, when Shabbat had just come in, but there was still some light.
As a large procession of...
March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pmCan you tell the story of a people by its music?
Last November, the classical music label Naxos released the 50th CD of its American Classics series, music from the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music, so the time has come to give the archive its props (just imagine Randy...
November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pmIn June 2005, the Backstreet Boys released "Never Gone," an album filled not with the teeth-rotting pop confections of the group's youth, but with songs of a more adult contemporary style. To date, the disc has sold some 3 million copies -- huge numbers for most bands, but a far cry...
October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm
A venerable Jewish business in the Fairfax District has received a short-term stay of execution. Hatikvah Records, an internationally known vendor of both popular and rare Jewish music, will remain open at 436 N. Fairfax Ave. until mid-January, despite earlier reports that its...
February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Headphones on, face pressed against the microphone in a cramped cubicle, the leader of one of the best-known Jewish organizations in the country is reliving his youth.
Well, sort of.
"This is B'nai B'rith Radio, and I'm your host, Dan Mariaschin."
Mariaschin is far from the...
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Find yourself laughing tonight as Debbie Kasper and Sheila Kay perform their two-woman show, "Venus Attacks!" Their parody of New Age gurus and seminars and self-help Mars/Venus philosophizing had critics raving when they performed the show in 2001. Don't miss it this...
December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm
The Touch of Kotton
The apparel industry is not just about sartorial splendor. On Nov. 22, the aptly named Issy Kotton, and the less-aptly named Fred Lionetti both received the Apparel Industry Humanitarian of the Year Award at a black-tie gala at the Beverly Hilton.
Kotton is a...
April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm
To most people, "Jewish music" is something familiar: the "Avinu Malkeinu" they hear every Rosh Hashana, a Yiddish lullaby or the theme from "Schindler's List."
Neal Brostoff thinks way outside that particular box.
Brostoff is the impresario responsible for "Beyond Bim-Bam: New...
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