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A.K.A.Pella: Platinum – Michels Review

Warning: If you’re the type of person that doesn’t believe that non-Jewish music should be sung by Jewish artists, then this CD is definitely not for you, and you can stop reading right now. Straight off, this is A.K.A.Pella’s best CD yet. The way they infuse hit non-Jewish songs with Jewish ones is very impressive. [&hellip

Sampler from Berri Weber’s new Farbreng CD

Sampler from Berri Weber’s new Farbreng CD

Berri Weber’s new Double CD “Farbreng” will be released very soon. The CD will have one disc with music and one without special for Sefirah and the Three Weeks. Here is a sampler of the vocal only version. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download the mp3 here

Lipa Releases Album Name & Cover Design Contest.

Lipa Releases Album Name & Cover Design Contest.

Lipa Schmeltzer is set to release his brand new CD May 16th. Lipa just announced the name of the CD on his Twitter account. The name of the new album will be “Meimka D’Lipa” מעומקא דליפא from the bottom of my heart. Lipa’s also offering a free brand new CD to the best idea for [&hellip

JMR’s Mendel Starts New Video Series

JMR’s Mendel Starts New Video Series

COLlive.com presents: Chavlog, a Chabad niggunim video blog sung and explained by ‘A Jewish Star’ alumnus Mendel Markel. Episode #1: Niggun Voloch heard from R’ Shmuel Betzalel Althaus

Delia Esther: Sfirat Music for Women

Delia Esther: Sfirat Music for Women

**FOR WOMEN ONLY** Singer songwriter Delia Esther lives in Jerusalem and performs to women only audiences around the country. Soul music is her trademark, she moves audiences to tears with her pure sound and strikingly honest performance. After 2 years on the live Jazz scene in London Delia studied Popular Music Performance before taking her [&hellip

Benzion Shenker on Chol Hamoed

Benzion Shenker on Chol Hamoed

Benzion Shenker farbrengen on chol hamoed Pesach in the Modzitz Shul in Flatbush, with Andy Statman on the mandolin. Photos by Joel Lowy

Benny Friedman and 8th Day In California

Benny Friedman and 8th Day In California

Benny Friedman and his cousins, Shmuly and Bentzi Marcus performed at the St. Regis Hotel in Laguna Beach, California over Pesach.  Also joining them was newcomer Avi Begun. All photos courtesy of COLlive.com.  For more photos and videos click here

What To Do in Brooklyn Today!

What To Do in Brooklyn Today!

Sunday 4th Day of Chol Hamoed, The Mitzvah Circus! with Cousin Nachum & Friends with special guest LIPA SCHMELTZER Plus Eli Gerstner & Yaakov Mordechai Gerstner of YBC at Shlumat H.S. – 1277 East 14th Street, Showtime – 12:00pm

Concert Review: All New Miami Experience II

Concert Review:  All New Miami Experience II

If you missed the second all new Miami Experience, fear not.  The first thing that struck me as I walked into the auditorium was the video cameras.  I counted five of them, including a really big one mounted on a really big pole that must have been twelve feet high.  Clearly there is another Miami [&hellip

The Great Parade Video Promo

The Great Parade Video Promo

For the first time ever the parade will feature the innovation and musical twist of some of the greatest jewish entertainers and singers Mordechai Ben David, Avraham Fried, Lipa Schmeltzer, and Uncle Moishe. This is something you dont want to miss. After the concert the central parade will pass by 770 Eastern Parkway, in the [&hellip

Berry Weber Unplugged! Chol Hamoed Kumzitz

Berry Weber Unplugged! Chol Hamoed Kumzitz

If we are learning one thing about Berry Weber, it’s that he does not sit quietly by! Berry Weber’s debut album came out 6 short months ago. Now, after just announcing a brand new double album, coming out after Pesach (link) we learn Berry is also going to be live in concert this Pesach. Berry [&hellip

Carlebach Rarity (audio): Warsaw Mah Nishtana

Carlebach Rarity (audio): Warsaw Mah Nishtana

This could very possibly be the most touching thing I’ve ever listened to – and it’s not like there was a lack of touching, inpiring moments with Reb Shlomo. Special for pesach, we are proud to bring you Reb Shlomo’s “Warsaw Ghetto Mah Nishtana”

Maccabeats YU A Cappela Album Is Here

Maccabeats YU A Cappela Album Is Here

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In the fall of 2007, the YU (Yeshiva University) A cappella Group set out to showcase their university’s latent cultural side. Though they didn’t yet have their cool name (a play on YU’s athletic clubs, the Maccabees) and stood pretty stiffly during their first few performances, these trailblazers [&hellip