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Where Afrobeat Meets Jewish Music Meetz Jazz
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The Latest From Our Favorite 11-Piece Afrobeat Jewish Avant-Garde Jazz Band

By On September 18, 2014

Zion80 is a big band with a big sound—a full horn section alongside multiple percussionists, keyboards, and guitars. They’re a combination of Jewish music, Afrobeat, and avant-garde jazz—late last year, during their residency… Read More

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Midnight Train to Zion

By On June 4, 2012

Shlomo Carlebach revolutionized Jewish music by adapting it to the idiom of his time–’60s folk music–and writing new tunes to traditional liturgy that were not only likeable, but listenable. Now, jazz musician Jon Madof has upped… Read More