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Shirei Pinchas: A Lifetime of Composing – Video Interview Series

Shirei Pinchas: A Lifetime of Composing  – Video Interview Series

Video by Moishy Lew. You are invited to get to know R’ Pinchas Wolf. Pinchas is a composer of Yiddishishe Niggunim, and is set to release his first album collection of his composed songs. This video is the first part of a six part interview we will release leading up to the album’s completion. The [&hellip

Shimon’s Review of “The Shabbos Experience” by MRM Music and Co.

Shimon’s Review of “The Shabbos Experience” by MRM Music and Co.

Have you ever been at work on a Friday—or at home prepping for Shabbos—and thought to yourself, “I wish I had a playlist of just Shabbos songs to have on while I work”?  There are actually several worthy competitors in this genre, ranging from the old-school (Regesh Volume 3 and Volume 7) to the mainstream [&hellip

Behind Torah Treasures New DVD

Behind Torah Treasures New DVD

Torah Treasures’ Chaim Hershkowitz tells about his latest project, a DVD of Niggunim for children starring popular Jewish music stars. Catching up with Torah Treasure’s Chaim Hershkowitz: It’s been a few months since Torah Treasure released a DVD. However producer Chaim Hershkowitz is hard at work developing a new video aimed at Chabad children of [&hellip

From the composer of Ben Feyga: Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad

From the composer of Ben Feyga: Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad

Did you like the song Ben Fayga? Just wait until you hear Ha’Eish Sheli Tukad! Singer Meir Rosenberg is returning with an exciting new composition, his second single from his debut album, which is influenced heavily by the Torah of R’ Nachman. The young Rosenberg became famous when Lipa Schmeltzer realized his potential and performed [&hellip

One Week Later: Zeh by Yoely Greenfeld

One Week Later: Zeh by Yoely Greenfeld

  Yoely Greenfeld is a chasidishe singer who has put out several albums before and also sings at many weddings and concerts. His previous albums include last years critically acclaimed Beats with the  Evan Al Orchestra. He also put out an album a year before that (2013) called Tizakeinu and one in 2011 called Hamivurach [&hellip

New Release: REBBETZIN TAP INTRODUCES: YOU CAN DANCE

New Release: REBBETZIN TAP INTRODUCES: YOU CAN DANCE

Rebbetzin Tap & Friends are proud to announce the new DVD release of You Can Dance featuring songs from a diverse range of artists. You Can Dance features 14 songs performed by leading artists including Chanele, Shaindel Antelis, The Shirettes and more. The goal of You Can Dance is to offer “active” Jewish entertainment, where [&hellip

The Definitive Interview: Cantor Netanel Hershtik

The Definitive Interview: Cantor Netanel Hershtik

Part 3 in a series. For Part 1 with Dovid Gabay, click here. For Part 2 with Eli Gerstner, click here. Cantor Netanel Hershtik is easily one of the most fascinating personalities in all of Jewish Music.  He is a fourteenth-generation chazzan (how many people on this planet can say that they are the fourteenth-generation [&hellip

OutOfTowner reviews Mesivta Of Waterbury – Stay With Me

OutOfTowner reviews Mesivta Of Waterbury – Stay With Me

  Anyone who reads my reviews (when I actually do write one) probably knows that not only do I like to listen to all the new releases that come out but that I have a very wide ranging of music genres that I enjoy listening to. I happen to have a soft spot for albums [&hellip

The Definitive Interview: Eli Gerstner on “A Time for Music 29”

The Definitive Interview: Eli Gerstner on “A Time for Music 29”

A Time for Music. The words evoke a certain imagery—a top notch concert hall, a large orchestra, the biggest names in Jewish Music, and raising funds for the special children of the Camp HASC summer program.  The list of great moments is almost as long as the Who’s Who list of headliners: MBD and Shlomo [&hellip

A MIAMI MEGA CHANUKAH CELEBRATION IN LOS ANGLES!

A MIAMI MEGA CHANUKAH CELEBRATION IN LOS ANGLES!

Benefitting Hatzolah of LA Motzei Shabbos Dec. 12, 745pm @ The Wilshire Ebell Theater in LA. Coming off their latest hit album UT UT, Yerachmiel Begun & the Miami Boys Choir are coming to LA Chanukah time, for what promises to be a rousing simcha & Chanukah celebration. For the first time ever in LA, [&hellip

SPLASHNEWS-Review of Dovid Gabay-Hakol Letova

SPLASHNEWS-Review of Dovid Gabay-Hakol Letova

@SPLASHNEWSUSA -This is a HOT album. This might be the best album I’ve heard in a while. Dovid Gabay had 3 quality albums under his belt and was living life on the stage. That all slowed down after “Eretz Yisroel” when Dovid seemingly took a break and we didn’t get anything new from him for [&hellip

The Definitive Dovid Gabay Interview

The Definitive Dovid Gabay Interview

Full disclosure: This article is not—I repeat, NOT—an objective review of Dovid Gabay’s newest album, Hakol Letova.  That would be impossible for me, given that we were classmates for four years, in the yeshiva band together, and played multiple gigs together in each other’s communities over the years.  And, as anyone who knows me will [&hellip

Shimon’s Review of “Shades of Green: Pianesque” featuring Mendy Portnoy

Shimon’s Review of “Shades of Green: Pianesque” featuring Mendy Portnoy

Here are two questions for you: 1) Do you like the piano? -AND- 2) Do you like Yossi Green’s music? If the answer to both of these questions is “yes”, then you should pick up Shades of Green: Pianesque, featuring piano master Mendy Portnoy.  Mendy, who also just released an all-piano compilation of Carlebach songs [&hellip