Posts Tagged ‘ musicians ’

The Other Kabbalah-Loving L.A. Musician

November 11, 2013
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LA-based singer-songwriter Mikey Pauker’s inspirations come from across the map. From contemporary pop music to Jewish liturgy, hasidut, kabbalah, and his own Jewish experiences, Pauker skillfully combines upbeat folk songs with classical Jewish texts. Check out, for instance, “Hinei Mah Tov,” but beware: the infectious “Eeoohh!” hook will be stuck in your head for the rest…

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The Shondes: The Coney Island of rock bands?

December 27, 2012
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Coney Island — home of legendary knishes, Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs, and that historic roller coaster — is…

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Nature Boy

July 17, 2012
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The 1947 song “Nature Boy,” written by eden ahbez, has a long and strange history.…

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A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

June 29, 2012
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Leonard Cohen is a modern-day renaissance man–musician, poet, philosopher, mystic.…

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Silver Jews Ride into the Sunset

June 21, 2012
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These days, writer and musician David Berman is…

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The Precious Age of 13

May 30, 2012
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The singer James Levy’s deep rumbling voice and…

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The Subway Violinist

April 20, 2012
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The violinist Philipe Quint was a child genius. At the…

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Beautiful Land, Beautiful People

February 2, 2012
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Chana Rothman, a folksinger and guitarist, has crafted herself…

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Pop Sabbaticals

December 16, 2011
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Maor Levi is a DJ and producer based…

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The Future of Jewish Music Is Not Adam Sandler

November 28, 2011
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Is Mac Miller the future of secular Jewish culture?…

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Elul Carols

September 9, 2011
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Craig Taubman is mostly known as a musician.…

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King of the Clarinet

August 25, 2011
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Artie Shaw–born Arthur Arshawsky–was a virtuoso clarinet player,…

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