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Mendel the Sheichet Interviews Mordechai Ben David!

Mendel the Sheichet Interviews Mordechai Ben David!

Mendel the Sheichet of the JewishMusicReport got the chance to interview one of Jewish Music’s most legendary artists. Mendel discusses many topics with MBD including his brand new album and the involvement of Yeedle, Lipa, Aaron Razel and others in this new CD. This interview is 25 minutes long, you can download it here, or [&hellip

Video Interview: Moshe Hecht

Video Interview: Moshe Hecht

The unique music of Jewish folk-rock singer Moshe Hecht draws inspiration from reggae, classic rock, folk music and Chassidic melodies. His lyrics are poetic, honest, and confident, complimented by a voice that displays a depth, wisdom and passion well beyond his years. Moshe considers music a tool for communicating and elevating ideas and lessons. His [&hellip

Kumzitz on the Hudson: Mendel Interviews Gershy Moskowitz

Kumzitz on the Hudson: Mendel Interviews Gershy Moskowitz

The Jewish Music Report is excited to bring you a short interview with Gershy Moskowitz of TeeM Productions. Gershy and Mendel talk about the upcoming 3rd Kumzits on the Hudson, they discuss who will be there, who is involved in putting it together, and of course the food! Make sure you’re there, there will be [&hellip

Mendel Interviews Berry Weber

Mendel Interviews Berry Weber

Mendel the Sheichet interviews Berry Weber about his brand new CD. The CD is now in stores and available only for download. You can download the interview by going here. You can also subscribe to all our interviews and audio clips by going to iTunes. [Audio clip: view full post to listen

Audio Interview: Mendy Werdyger talks to Mendel “the Sheichet” about new Yossele Rosenblatt CD

Audio Interview: Mendy Werdyger talks to Mendel “the Sheichet” about new Yossele Rosenblatt CD

Aderet Music has announced that they will be releasing the long awaited followup to the successful “Od Yosef Chai” CD of restored performances by undoubtedly the most famous Chazzan of all time, Reb Yossele Rosenblatt. Like “Od Yosef Chai” the followup album is a compilation of painstakingly professionally restored original hits from the benchmark by [&hellip

Video: Beyond the Music with ABD

Video: Beyond the Music with ABD

Not long ago, ABD’s debut album took the Jewish world by storm. Seeming to sprout out of thin air, the group surprised us all with an album that was inspired, innovative and  refreshingly relaxed. In addition, many of us were intrigued by  the values they displayed in the donating of all proceeds from their album to Yeshivas [&hellip

ABD Debut Album – CD review by “the Sheichet”

ABD Debut Album – CD review by “the Sheichet”

ABD Debut Album – a CD review by Mendel “the Sheichet” Not much was known about this group before they came out, but I from what I had heard I was expecting a half-baked Dveykus imitation. Obviously I had heard wrong. While there are most certainly large doses of Dveykus influence in this group’s style, [&hellip

Interview: Oorah ’09 winner Yonatan Shlagbaum

The JMR’s Mendel the Sheichet spoke with Yonatan Shlagbaum, winner of the 2009 Oorah Auditions Contest. Mendel spoke with Yonatan about his background in music, his thoughts on winning the contest, his plans for the future and more. We felt that Shlagbaum’s Oorah track, as much as it showcased his voice, only shows one side [&hellip

JMR’s Mendel the Sheichet Interviews Yerachmiel Begun

The JMR’s very own Mendel the Sheichet spoke with Yerachmiel Begun to talk about his brand new Miami Boys Choir Album, “Yovo”, which hit stores recently. Feel free to download the interview by right clicking here. You can also click here to read a transcript that was printed in the Country Yossi Magazine. [Audio clip: [&hellip

JMR Spotlight: Shua Kessin

JMR Spotlight: Shua Kessin by Mendel the Sheichet As you may have noticed, one of our favorite things at the Jewish Music Report is introducing our readers to emerging  artists. We are always looking for fresh new talent that we feel have the potential to be the Jewish music stars a few years down the [&hellip

The Sheichet interviews Yisroel Werdyger

The Sheichet interviews Yisroel Werdyger

Dinner with Yisroel Werdyger? Although his debut album “Bayis Neeman” has just been recently released, it is already a staple in my house. His songs grace my Shabbos table every week and – on weekdays – every time we get in the car my 9 and 10 year old kids are sure to start shouting [&hellip

JMR’s Mendel the Sheichet Interview’s Kol Noar’s Bentzi Ptalis

JMR’s Mendel the Sheichet Interview’s Kol Noar’s Bentzi Ptalis

Who is Kol Noar? Who runs the choir, composes the songs, writes the arrangements, etc? The Kol Noar Boys Choir is Directed by me, Bentzi Ptalis, and the music is produced, arranged, and written by Mo Kiss. How many kids are in Kol Noar, what ages and where are they from? Also, what is the [&hellip

Debut in Review: Yisroel Werdyger, Bayis Neeman

Debut in Review: Yisroel Werdyger, Bayis Neeman

Debut in Review: Yisroel Werdyger, Bayis Neeman an album review by Mendel “the Sheichet” When we fist heard Yisroel Werdyger on the 2008 Oorah compilation CD, we were not left with very high expectations. We mostly assumed that the audition he won to be featured on the CD was a fix or at least that [&hellip