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Yossi Green Composers Workshop

Yossi Green Composers Workshop

Thursday, January 7th, Yossi Green held his 2nd “Composers Workshop”, at his home in Seagate, NY. This is the second in a new series of private workshops held by Yossi. Composers were invited to come and bring new material in the middle of the composition process. Yossi and the entire group listened to, critiqued and [&hellip

Photos of HASC 23 by JMR’s ShmuliPhoto

Photos of HASC 23 by JMR’s ShmuliPhoto

JMR’s ShmuliPhoto was by HASC 23 last night and took a beautiful gallery of photos of the event. Here is just a small sampling of the photos. We will have a full gallery up shortly. Production photos from HASC 23-Concert Designed by Bernie Dove

JMR Featured Photo

JMR Featured Photo

No, they aren’t collaborating on a new album, although wouldn’t that be one interesting album! Here is Yitzy Spinner, Matisyahu and Uncle Moishy pose for a picture Sunday at an Uncle Moishy concert

Shauli – 2 CD’s to Give Away!

Shauli – 2 CD’s to Give Away!

For those of you haven’t yet heard of Shauli, he’s making a big splash on the JM scene with his beautiful and serene songs. The arrangements, put together by Shauli himself, take you in to another realm of relaxation. Perfect for those moments when you need to relax or calm down, Shauli’s music can be [&hellip

Concert Review: Benny Friedman With 8th Day (WITH VIDEOS)

Concert Review:  Benny Friedman With 8th Day (WITH VIDEOS)

I’m sorry. If you missed the Benny Friedman/8th Day Concert, the first in the Chelsea Unplugged concert series, you missed an absolutely awesome concert. Plain and simple, it was such a great night and such a terrific concert, that I just can’t wait for the next one in the series. I will confess that I [&hellip

Photos from Benny Friedman/8th Day in Chelsea

Photos from Benny Friedman/8th Day in Chelsea

Benny Friedman and 8th Day performed last night at The Chelsea Shul, for the first Chelsea Unplugged Series. Yitzy Spinner joined Benny Friedman for two songs as a special surprise guest. JMR will have a full recap very shortly, in the mean time please enjoy these photos by JMR’s very own, ShmuliPhoto

Dedi to be at HASC?

Dedi to be at HASC?

It would seem so from this photo!

HASC 22 DVD Review

HASC 22 DVD Review

With this year’s HASC concert just a few days away, it seemed like a good time to watch the HASC 22 DVD.  Given that I have never actually been to a HASC concert, I look forward to seeing the DVDs when they come out.  I have seen a bunch of them and own a few [&hellip

Where is Benny?

Where is Benny?

This coming Motzei Shabbos is the Chelsea Unplugged concert. Benny and his team will be on 13th Avenue in Boro Park between 4:30 and 5:30 PM. Spot Benny and win 2 free tickets to the upcoming concert! All you gotta do is, when you spot Benny, ask him “Do you have the Chelsea tickets?” and [&hellip

JM Blogger Awards: Mindy the Jewish Music Maven & Bukin86

JM Blogger Awards:  Mindy the Jewish Music Maven & Bukin86

Mindy the Jewish Music Maven – the founder of the Jewish Music Yahoo group. My picks: Best Album:  Mordechai Ben David – Kulam Ahuvim. In my opinion, MBD’s most recent albums were not up to par to his earlier offerings, so this new album came as a surprising breath of fresh air. It was MBD [&hellip

Carlebach Rarity (audio): Kabolas Shabbos

Carlebach Rarity (audio): Kabolas Shabbos

A beautiful clip of a Kabolas Shabbos themed kumzits with the great R’ Shlomo Z”L. Songs and Nusach Hatefiloh, interspersed with words of inspiration

JM Blogger Awards: JMMaven

JM Blogger Awards:  JMMaven

This is my first year participating in the Jewish Music Blogger Awards, and I am honored to have been asked to voice my opinions. Since I didn’t volunteer them though, I take no blame for anything. :) Best Album: This one’s a hard one. I enjoyed Yaakov Shwekey’s Ad Bli Dai album a lot, and [&hellip

JM Blogger Awards: Jewish Blogmeister, Jacob Da Jew, Jewish Music 26, TcK

JM Blogger Awards:  Jewish Blogmeister, Jacob Da Jew, Jewish Music 26, TcK

Jewish Blogmeister’s Picks Best Album: Taamu –  Benny Friedman. Best Song: V’hi Sheamda – Yaakov Shwekey. Solid song with excellent arrangements and a fantastic bridge. Best Debut Album: Taamu – Benny Friedman Best Yiddish Song: Emes – Benny Friedman. Emes is one of the best songs in a while. It features r&b hip hop flavor [&hellip