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JM Derech’s Review of Avodas Tzedaka

Avodas Tzedaka is a 12-track album featuring the vocals of Shloime Kaufman, as well as guest vocals by: Baruch Levine, Michoel Pruzansky, Dovid Gabay, Abie Rotenberg, A.K.A. Pella & Shalom Jacobs. With this star-studded cast, the potential for greatness is limitless. And one more really cool note: The music on this album was done by [&hellip

Audio Interview: Mendy Werdyger talks to Mendel “the Sheichet” about new Yossele Rosenblatt CD

Audio Interview: Mendy Werdyger talks to Mendel “the Sheichet” about new Yossele Rosenblatt CD

Aderet Music has announced that they will be releasing the long awaited followup to the successful “Od Yosef Chai” CD of restored performances by undoubtedly the most famous Chazzan of all time, Reb Yossele Rosenblatt. Like “Od Yosef Chai” the followup album is a compilation of painstakingly professionally restored original hits from the benchmark by [&hellip

Hislahavus’ Review of Yankel Yankel

Hislahavus’ Review of Yankel Yankel

While there are many Chassidic niggunim albums, and a fantastic number of Chabad niggunim albums*, none has made the impact on the general Jewish music world that Avraham Fried’s highly successful series of niggunim albums. So it was with high expectations that I picked up Yankel Yankel. My thoughts? Well, bear with me – as [&hellip

Shloime Kaufman: Avodas Tzedakah

Shloime Kaufman: Avodas Tzedakah

Shloime Kaufman’s Avodos Tzedakah album will be in stores later this week, possibly as early as Thursday afternoon. The CD will be available on MostlyMusic.com, and features Dovid Gabay, Baruch Levine, Abie Rotenberg, Michoel Pruzansky, A.K.A. Pella, Sholom Jacobs and contains songs composed by Yitzy Waldner and Baruch Levine. The CD is presented by and [&hellip

Berry Webber Music Sampler!

Berry Webber Music Sampler!

In stores next week! Here is the 10 minute audio preview! [Audio clip: view full post to listen

Shalsheles Update

Shalsheles Update

Ok, everyone. Take a deep breath and relax. Neither Shalsheles nor Shalsheles Jr. are planning on disappearing from the Jewish music scene any time soon. This is not rumor or speculation, but word that comes directly from Simcha Sussman. Shalsheles Jr., directed by Sussman, is currently recording their second full length album, which they hope [&hellip

Video: Beyond the Music with ABD

Video: Beyond the Music with ABD

Not long ago, ABD’s debut album took the Jewish world by storm. Seeming to sprout out of thin air, the group surprised us all with an album that was inspired, innovative and  refreshingly relaxed. In addition, many of us were intrigued by  the values they displayed in the donating of all proceeds from their album to Yeshivas [&hellip

New CD From Berry Weber Coming Soon!

New CD From Berry Weber Coming Soon!

Berry Weber, who’s video single Be’eilokim can be seen on youtube, is set to release his debut album “Bezras Hashem Yisbarach” in 2 weeks. In a Jewish music first, fans were able to watch the evolution of this cover on his facebook fanbook page. Now after hearing from the fans, and many hours of work, [&hellip

Exciting New Niggunim Project

Exciting New Niggunim Project

Behind the Scenes. May/June 2009 Chassidic music veterans Yaron Gershovsky and Zalman Goldstein are at it again. After bringing you TOTALLY CHASSIDIC and A NIGGUN IS FOREVER they present some of Chabads finest melodies in a performance that is second to none. In a departure from the solo piano performance of the previously mentioned albums, [&hellip

Mazel Tov to Mr. and Mrs. Benny Friedman

Mazel Tov to Mr. and Mrs. Benny Friedman

Mazel Tov to Benny Friedman, whose wedding took place in Crown Heights this past Thursday night. The lead singer was a relative, Eli Marcus of 8th day. Avraham Fried, Yitzy Spinner and Dovid Stein all sang. Avi Newmark, Sruly Meyer and Yitzy Waldner were just a few of the well known faces in the music [&hellip

Brand New CD From Shlomo Katz!

Brand New CD From Shlomo Katz!

The simple yet powerful production behind Shlomo Katz’s latest solo album has been an intense and exciting project with one intent: to be able to create a home in our hearts, in order to carry the message of the title of this album ‘Malei Olam’, a World filled with G-dliness. Recorded in Yerushalayim, Malei Olam [&hellip

Help a Chosson!

Help a Chosson!

Hey everyone! I’m getting married in a couple of months and could use a hand. You’d think I, being a music enthusiast and writer, would know what songs to pick for my chassunah playlist. Yet… I’m drawing blanks! Perhaps you, my fellow readers, could lend me a hand. Post a comment or send me an [&hellip

Be Part of a Brand New Group!

Be Part of a Brand New Group!

Dovid Gabay.  Yitzy Spinner.  Shea Rubenstein.  Benny Friedman. The list of gifted singers Avi Newmark has produced is about to get longer.  If you have a talented son between the ages of 8 and 12 pay close attention. In a Jewish Music Report exclusive, Avi Newmark has announced that he is looking for a few select boys for [&hellip