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Sheves Chaveirim Sampler

Sheves Chaveirim Sampler

I was skimming through facebook and found that Ari Goldwag posted something on his blog Geulah Perspectives about Sheves Chaveirim. Lo and behold! It’s a sampler for the new album! Looks like one of the songs he has the kids singing is “Finally Here” a song he previously recorded with his vocals. The sampler sounds [&hellip

Ethnomusicology – the Americanization of Niggunim

Ethnomusicology – the Americanization of Niggunim

This is the basic script of a lecture that was given recently at the University of Washington school of music, as part of a class in ethnomusicology. The Chabad shliach to the University delivered the lecture, all the while showing the audience clips of the music discussed. In Chassidic culture, music finds itself in a [&hellip

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