Posts Tagged ‘ music ’

The 1938 Jazz Concert That Changed Black and Jewish History

February 16, 2015
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benny-g

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories from the archives. When Benny Goodman, the Jewish clarinetist and so-called “King of Swing” took center stage at Carnegie Hall on January 16, 1938, the audience was in for more than just a rollicking time. That performance…

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First He Rescued Jews, Then He Lost His $4 Million Violin

June 26, 2014
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The Righteous Gentile With The $4 Million Violin

Founder of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, rescuer of over 1,000 Jews from Nazi persecution, world-renowned virtuoso…

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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
By
metallica

That kid in your math class with greasy hair and the black muscle shirt might…

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The Jewish Diva Who Played the Indian Princess

March 11, 2014
By
sophie-braslau

Gifted with one of those rare, true contralto voices—deep, rich,…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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“All I Want for Thanksgivukkah is Jews” Mariah Carey Parody

November 26, 2013
By
all-i-want

DISCLAIMER: This video is rated MW for Meshugganah…

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An American Folksinger With A Hasidic Twist

August 13, 2013
By
levi-robin1

When you first listen to Levi Robin‘s tender, breathy…

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Urban Jazz Metal Like The Rebbe Sang It

August 5, 2013
By
deveykus

The Alter Rebbe was the founding father of the Lubavitch…

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Mickey Katz, Borscht Jester

June 14, 2013
By
borscht-jester1

In the 1960s, my father kept a handful…

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German Klezmer by “The Talking Clarinet”

April 11, 2013
By
eisel

All it took was one klezmer improvisation workshop with Israeli…

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Efrat Gosh: The Israeli Edith Piaf

March 5, 2013
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efrat

Eliciting comparisons to Edith Piaf is no small feat for…

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Video: Palestinian Youths Go “Gaza Style”

February 8, 2013
By
Gaza style

By now chances are you’ve seen Gangnam Style…

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