Monday, February 18, 2008

Broadsheet: Jewish Music in the News

Reports about Jewish music show up in a lot of odd places. I'm going to try to keep up with the more interesting reports. Here are some recent ones...

"La Mar Enfortuna and Pharaoh's Daughter: Expanding The Jewish Musical Tradition", All About Jazz, February 17

New and Notable (Golem and Pharoah's Daughter play the Houston JCC), Houston Chronicle, Feb 15

"Yelling Melodiously" a review of The Shondes' Red Sea, The Forward, Feb 13

From Niggunim to Led Zeppelin, Cleveland Jewish News, Feb 14

A new kind of aria for Dershowitz
, Harvard University Gazette, Feb 14

James Conlon's mission: Revive operas banned by Hitler, International Herald Tribune, Feb 13

A Rare Jewish Bid for the Classically Sacred Concert, The New York Times, Feb 12

Berel Lazar called Grammy’s laureate Yury Bashmet a pride of Jewish people
, Interfax Religion, Feb 12

Kosha Dillz spearheads Jewish rap movement, University of Wisconsin Advance Titan, Feb 11

American Jewish Rockers Seek to Boost IDF Morale, Israel National News, Feb 10

UCLA receives $1 million to establish chair in Jewish music, UCLA Newsroom, Feb 6

Jorge Liderman, award-winning composer and music professor, dies, UC Berkely News, Feb 6

Music biz ponders Amy Winehouse's plight
, Detroit Free Press, Feb 3

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