Articles By: Music Bochur

Concert Recap: Avraham Fried and Benny Friedman at Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan Concert

Concert Recap:  Avraham Fried and Benny Friedman at Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan Concert

            “I sure hope this is legal,” I thought. Nopes, this is not the story of how I acquired the new Yoeli Greenfeld album last week. Those were my thoughts as I snuck into a parking spot just one block away from my destination- and also conveniently located across from [&hellip

Benny Friedman: Yesh Tikvah

Benny Friedman: Yesh Tikvah

              Three years ago, Benny Friedman released his debut album, Ta’amu. 12 songs, mastered to perfection, an instant best-seller. Using a large variety of musical styles, Ta’amu was a unique album bringing us all different types of songs and introducing us to the nicest voices in the Jewish Music [&hellip

Breaking Jewish Music News: Marvelous Midos Machine 4 is Here!

Breaking Jewish Music News: Marvelous Midos Machine 4 is Here!

Episode #4: Shnookys Bar Mitzvah In what will no doubt be very exciting news for fans for many of us who grew up with this series, Marvelous Midos Machine, by Abie Rotenberg is back! Sameach Music brings us the 4th volume. Here is the cover, and if you are as curious about plot as we [&hellip

NYBC Review

NYBC Review

  I’ll say it straight out- many of you will completely disagree with this review. I already know that some of the songs that I’m going to say didn’t do it for me, are other people’s favorites. That being said, please feel free to comment and tell me where you disagree- I like hearing other [&hellip

Throwback Review- Avraham Fried Chazak

Throwback Review- Avraham Fried Chazak

Cause: I was in the car with someone this morning and he asked me which album I’d pick off the top of my head as my ‘favorite album’. Effect: You’re finding yourself enjoying (hopefully) this review of Avraham Fried’s Chazak. Chazak contains songs composed by Yossi Green, with musical arrangements by Moshe Laufer. It also [&hellip

Review: A Kumzitz in the Rain

Review:  A Kumzitz in the Rain

Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. I too was a little bit apprehensive when I heard about this album, as the title gave me the impression that it would have the steady sound of trickling water in the background (kind of like my basement after all that rain last month). But have no fear, [&hellip

Nagila V’nismicha Review

Nagila V’nismicha Review

When I heard around a month ago that there was a ‘wedding’ album due out to promote a relatively new orchestra, my reaction was (and I quote,) “eh”. But then, the very next night, I went to a chasuna at which the Nagila Orchestra played.  I was, to say the least, wowed; the music was [&hellip

First Impressions of Ohad III

First Impressions of Ohad III

JMR is proud to welcome Music Bochur, the newest addition to our staff!  Love music and want to join the fun?  Email us and let us know! Whose name comes to mind when you think of the highest vocal range in the Jewish Music world? Hint: he’s the same singer who brought us hits such [&hellip