Greek Jewish Festival: May 31, 5pm, Outdoors!
The New York Andalus Ensemble–Chamber Orchestra presents a set of music and song
from al-Andalus and North Africa. Al-Andalus is excited to be headlining the first every
Greek Jewish Festival, in front of the historic Kehilla Kedosha Janina synagogue on
the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The event takes place outdoors on Broome Street,
between Allen and Eldridge.
For more info: NewYorkAndalusEnsemble.com
Sephardic Temple of Cedarhurst: June 1, 7pm
The New York Andalus Ensemble (large ensemble) presents an evening of music and song
from al-Andalus and North Africa. Sponsored by the Ike, Molly and Steven Elias
Foundation, NYAE is happy to be performing music in the beautiful Sephardic Temple
of Cedarhurst, and being hosted by a wonderfully open and engaging community.…
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May 31, 2015, 11am-2p
155 Varick St, New York, NY 10013
Sam Thomas and Elie Massias, at CityWinery ( http://www.citywinery.com ) in the
Tribeca area of NYC, present “ASEFA-DUO.” In a multi-instrumentalist _tour de
force,_ Sam and Elie explore different world music traditions and hybridizations,
investing each song with the sounds of a Jewish spirit and flare. For more
http://www.citywinery.com or **call
Samuel Thomas sax, clarinet, nai, oud, percussion, vocals, electronica
Elie Massias guitar, sax, vocals, percussion, electronica
Center for Traditional Music and Dance announces that the Stonehill Jewish Song Collection website is live – recordings of songs collected by Ben Stonehill in 1948 from DP Camp refugees being temporarily housed at the Hotel Marseilles in Manhattan. CTMD has been working with Yiddish scholar Miriam Isaacs to implement the site, and we’ll continue to expand the online offerings over time.
A project of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance’s An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture
Monday, May 18, 2015 at 8PM
Levontin 7 in Tel-Aviv
Anat performs with Avri Borochov-bass and Roy Ben-Yosef-drums
לבונטין 7, תל אביב, Israel
Anat Fort Trio–Chosen for one of the best live shows in 2014 by John Kelman for All About Jazz!
How an Afro-Jewish band rocked Nazi-occupied Denmark
Anne Dvinge, University of Copenhagen
It seems an impossibility: in Nazi-occupied Denmark in the 1940s, one of the hottest jazz orchestras around was the interracial Harlem Kiddies, with two white and three black band members – and a Jewish singer in front. The story of how the band came to be so popular is one that uncovers the great role that jazz and race played in the occupied territories during the Second World War.
Several factors contributed to the social and political atmosphere that enabled their success. In the occupied territories in the Second World War, Denmark was known as the Sahnefront – the cream front – due to the co-operative government and the relative leniency of the occupying forces.…
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
99 Taft Avenue
A concert on the music of the 1000 year history of French Jewry, from Rashi to today, will take place at Temple Emanu-El in Providence, RI, Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 7pm. The concert will include music of every era and genre from classical, folk to jazz, with an original script narrated by Professor Bill Miles, and accompanied by renowned pianist Judith Lyn Stillman. Instrumental soloists from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, along with Cantors Lynn Torgove, Brian Mayer and Maayan Harel and choral singers from Shir Emanu-El Choir, Kol Kesem Hazamir along with other choral singers will participate.
Advanced tickets are $50, $36 and $15 with tickets at the door at: $55, $40, $20.
Millinery Center Synagogue
*A Lag B’Omer Celebration*
*With The JewJa Jam Band*
*Michael Poulad, Steve Schwab & JJ Horowitz*
*Location: **The Loft*
*379 Fifth Avenue** (at 36th Street)*
*New York, N.Y. 10016*
*Date: **Wednesday Night May 6, 2015*
*Time: 7:30 P.M.*
*Admission: $10 Donation*
*Millinery Center Synagogue – Adath Klal Yisrael
1025 Avenue of the
New York, NY 10018 Phone: (646) 262 5061
The Ken Maltz /Sy Kushner Klezmer Duo
Two Lifelong Journeys Through Jewish Music
Ken Maltz and Sy Kushner‘s combined years of experience in the field of Jewish music is more than 80 years. From time to time, they have collaborated on each others’ projects, Ken recording and performing as a guest artist with the Sy Kushner Jewish Music Ensemble and assisting in the release of Sy’s very popular klezmer music transcription fake books, while Sy has performed with Ken’s bands including Kapelye, one of the first bands of the klezmer revival. They have come together as a duo to perform lesser known, but beautiful works within the klezmer repertoire and beyond.
Wed. May 6, 2015
49 Lawton Street
New Rochelle, New York
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Nashir! The Rottenberg Chorale presents
On Sunday, May 31, at 7:00 pm, Nashir! The Rottenberg Chorale will present
its annual concert at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street, New York.
The eclectic program features works by Eric Whitacre, Yehezkel Braun, Gil
Aldema and Salomone Rossi, in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, French and Lugandan.
Tickets are $24 (preferred seating), $21 (general admission) and $17
For further information, contact Merkin Concert Hall (212-501-3330) and on
the web at www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/MCH.