Articles By: JtopBlogger

JTopBlogger is an experienced keyboardist currently living in Monsey, N.Y., in an otherwise undisclosed location. He enjoys good music, prattling on and on in his reviews and spending quality time with Sam and Sam Jr., his $6,300 and $4,600 keyboards respectively. He also loves the fact that he can write whatever he wants without any repercussions, which would be dire were his true identity ever to be discovered.

Jtopblogger’s Review of Shloime Gertner: Vehiskin

Jtopblogger’s Review of Shloime Gertner: Vehiskin

                      This article should really be titled “JtopBlogger’s Inexcusably Belated Review of Shloime Gertner: Vehiskin” but somehow I don’t think the PR department of JMR would be too pleased that I’m shoving my tardiness and ineffectiveness down a prospective reader’s throat, before even giving him [&hellip

JTopBlogger’s Review of Benny Friedman: Yesh Tikvah

JTopBlogger’s Review of Benny Friedman: Yesh Tikvah

Wow! Ladies and gentleman, it has been waaay too long! Let me give you an update of the past few months. I got a new keyboard, I spilled soda on my computer and got it fixed (except for the much needed backspace key) and my friend got a new bi… Ok, JTop, I need you [&hellip

Review of Shloime Taussig: Volume 2

Review of Shloime Taussig: Volume 2

  On June 7th at approximately 11:15 PM I was roused from a deep, self-induced hibernation. Contrary to that utterly vile rumor currently circulating, JTB does not stand for Jeremiah the Terrible Bear which means that no, this is not all part of some horribly vivid nightmare involving an enormous, leering, furry beast that has [&hellip

JTopBlogger’s Review of Lipa Schmeltzer: Leap of Faith

JTopBlogger’s Review of Lipa Schmeltzer: Leap of Faith

Ah, it’s so great to be back on a public forum like JMR using my trusty quill and inkwell (I’m actually using a laptop but I’m feeling rather poetic at the moment)! As is clearly evident from the title of this article, I will be reviewing Lipa’s latest album which has been the source of [&hellip

JTopBlogger’s Review of Yisroel Amar: Bayom Hahu

JTopBlogger’s Review of Yisroel Amar: Bayom Hahu

Most everyone would agree that there’s something magical about the voice of a child; especially when the voice in question is a well-trained one. Yisroel Amar of Golden Beach, Florida was the winner of the Jewish Star Junior competition in 2011. His debut album features songs and vocals of surprising quality. Additionally, he seems to [&hellip

Review of Yoeli Falkowitz: Maher

Review of Yoeli Falkowitz: Maher

In the world of Jewish music today it can be difficult and, at times, nearly impossible to get noticed on a large scale. Obviously, the production of an album goes a long way towards achieving that goal; but in order for the aspiring artist to be further recognized, there must be something special or unique [&hellip

JMR Welcomes New Blogger, Debut Review: Fried’s Keep Climbing

JMR Welcomes New Blogger, Debut Review: Fried’s Keep Climbing

JMR welcomes another new writer to the fold. JTopBlogger. We look forward to more articles by this new author. (If you want to write for JMR please email us at JewishMusicReport@gmail.com)   Avraham Fried will be 53 years old on March 22nd, yet despite his age he continues his irrefutable dominance of the Jewish music [&hellip