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Benny Friedman – Taamu: A Dissection by Mendel “the Sheichet”

Benny Friedman – Taamu: A Dissection by Mendel “the Sheichet”

Here is both an in depth, technical review of Taamu, and also a great 30 minute audio interview conducted by Mendel. To download the interview click here. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Benny Friedman – Taamu: a dissection by Mendel “the Sheichet” I decided to alter my approach by not reading [&hellip

MBD! in Kulam Ahuvim Live!

MBD! in Kulam Ahuvim Live!

Starring MBD! in Kulam Ahuvim Live! An Ozer Babad Production December 19, 2009 – 3 Teves 5770 Brooklyn Centre for the Performing Arts  (Brooklyn college) Also Starring Yeedle, Aaron Razel, Avrumi Flam & Shua Kessin. Doors open 8 pm | show will start 8:30 pm sharp $36. $42, $54, $75 & VIP Boro Park: Hi [&hellip

JMR PODCAST #3 NOW ONLINE!

JMR PODCAST #3 NOW ONLINE!

Dov Katz and Sruly Meyer are back with Episode # 3 This podcast (an audio mp3 file which you download) can be heard a few different ways. You can right click here and save it to your computer. http://jewishmusicreport.com/Podcasts/JMR-PodcastEp3.mp3 You can listen in the play button below, or you can subscribe via iTunes and iTunes [&hellip

Agent Emes Episode 9 Release Announced

Agent Emes Episode 9 Release Announced

Just out are the cover and trailer for the newest, soon to be released Agent Emes episode: “Agent Emes & the Sofer Situation”. We are told by Leibel Cohen – creator, director & producer of Agent Emes – that the film is expected to be released this coming Wednesday or Thursday. This film cam be pre-ordered 

Review: Benny Friedman – Taamu

Review:  Benny Friedman –  Taamu

Initial Thoughts: JM Derech: I’m going to be brief, because no one wants to read a million words on one CD, which is what would happen if we all write everything we think about this album. If we did that, this web page might explode and then where would you go for the greatest reviews [&hellip

Yaakov Chessed Sampler!

Yaakov Chessed Sampler!

akov Chesed is back with their new album “The Passage”. Fans of the bands previsou album, “Rise Above”, will most certainly enjoy many of the tracks on the new CD, especially songs “All I Ask” and “Tzamah”, which display a similar rock spirituality to the bands huge hit, “Shema Yisroel”. Not wishing to diverge from [&hellip

Shua Kessin Live Webcast! This Motzei Shabbos

Shua Kessin Live Webcast! This Motzei Shabbos

This Motzoei Shabbos, Matzav.com will be presenting its Second Annual Live Music Webcast Featuring Shua Kessin in honor of the yahrtzeit of R’ Shlomo Carlebach z”l, whose music has touched the souls of countless people. This event follows the first-ever live Jewish music webcast last year, produced by Matzav.com, which drew tens of thousands of [&hellip

HASC 23 Lineup Announced!!

HASC 23 Lineup Announced!!

Go to HascConcert.com for more!

Photos from Ohel 5770!

Photos from Ohel 5770!

Photos by Baruch Ezagui

Benny Friedman: Taamu – First Impressions

Benny Friedman:  Taamu – First Impressions

This is a first for us here at Jewish Music Report and probably for Jewish music reviews as well.  So many of our writers wanted to review Benny Friedman that we just decided to let everyone have a go at it.  While our full review will appear in a few days, we wanted to give [&hellip

Moshe Hecht’s new song for Friendship Circle

Moshe Hecht’s new song for Friendship Circle

I recently received a letter from my dear friend, the very talented new artist Moshe Hecht and I wanted to share this with all of you. He has taken time out of his own career to help a really amazing Organization and I ask that you please take out just a moment of your day to help support [&hellip

Benny Friedman CD Pre Release Melave Malka

Benny Friedman CD Pre Release Melave Malka

Dozens from the Jewish music industry attended Motzoei Shabbos Benny Friedman‘s album launch – kumsitz party in Crown Heights, hosted by COLlive.com. Up-and-coming Chassidic singer Benny Friedman celebrated the release of his debut album at a Melave Malka in Crown Heights, hosted by COLlive.com. Friedman and COLlive staff greeted the dozens of members of the [&hellip

The JMDerech Experience – Shloime Kaufman

The JMDerech Experience – Shloime Kaufman

I was attending the chassuna of my wife’s friend Sunday night in Brooklyn. As any good music reporter would do, I brought my mini camcorder in hand. Also, I had asked Shloime if he would mind a duet, the two of us, singing my favorite song “Yigdal” from his debut album, Avodas Tzedaka. Shloime, being [&hellip