Post Tagged with: "Chilik Frank"

Hislahavus’ Review of Tzamah 1 and 2

Hislahavus’ Review of Tzamah 1 and 2

                      As Niggunim albums go, anyone producing them has got a difficult balance: on the one hand, you want to retain the original power and spirituality; at the same time, you want to mix it up. And some albums opt for more of the former; [&hellip

Hislahavus’ Review of Yotzin Bashir, by The Heart and the Wellspring

Hislahavus’ Review of Yotzin Bashir, by The Heart and the Wellspring

A new Chabad niggunim album! Yes, I know that there are about 3 dozen on the market, but this one is really something special. HaLev VehaMaayan is a talented quintet, seemingly unknown outside of Israel. Their anchoring soloist is Breslover clarinetist Chilik Frank, who has a sound located somewhere in between Andy Statman and Giora [&hellip

Out Of Towner Reviews Big Time – Alter Heim

Out Of Towner Reviews Big Time – Alter Heim

How often can an album be released featuring an all star lineup of Mordechai Ben David, Lipa Schmelczer, Dovid Gabay, Shloime Gertner, the Mezamrim Choir, Chilik Frank and the Freilach Orchestra, produced by Sheya Mendlowitz, and arranged by Suki Berry,  and seemingly not even register a blip on the Jewish Music scene? Then again, with [&hellip

Inspiring Voice Reviews Big Time – Alter Heim

Inspiring Voice Reviews Big Time – Alter Heim

This is an exciting wedding album produced by Sheya Mendlowitz and arranged by Suki Berry. Music was played by the Freilach Orchestra with clarinet solos by Chilik Frank. It is not your typical wedding album. The theme is to bridge the gap between the “Alter Heim” and the music of today. Suki is a master of [&hellip