Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775
By:
Rabbi Saul Grife has never made any bones about the fact that he loves the music of the Grateful Dead, as well as other groups from the classic rock era, especially Santana, Cream and Jethro Tull. Grife said that he finds inspiration in their fusion of diverse musical influences, sheer energy and, yes, their countercultural ethos. The religious leader of...
Comment0
By:
M.J. Fine, JE Feature
If any musical scene is going to reflect the clash of cultures, it's Israel. As people from all over the world have flocked there over the past 60 years, it's absorbed a multitude of sounds. And in a place so small, it would be impossible to segregate them and foolish to try; cross-pollination is what keeps music from stagnating. You...
Comment0
Original band's U.S. promoter likes the patter of 'Rain'
By:
ll ya need is ... Sid? It took a rock 'n' roiler, a mogul mover and shaker, to modify the answer to "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" from "Practice! Practice! Practice!" to "Sid Bernstein! Sid Bernstein! Sid Bernstein!" Indeed, the nonagenarian mopped up with the Mop Tops, introducing the Beatles to America at his 1964 Carnegie Hall concert...
Comment0
By:
Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
Together with Jacobs Music, the Israeli consulate general office here is presenting an unusual four-evening Israeli Jazz Festival beginning Monday, Jan. 21, with concerts each evening through Thursday, Jan. 24, at the World Café Live. Four Israeli virtuoso jazz musicians have been engaged by the producers, and each will appear with an instrumental ensemble for a concert beginning at 7:30...
Comment0
By:
M.J. Fine, JE Feature
I never know what I'll find each summer when I go to the "Athfest" in Athens, Ga., but I always stumble across at least one gem. One of my favorite discoveries this year was Allison Weiss and the Bandits. They looked like Lisa Loeb fronting a punk band and sounded like tight pop pros. Better yet, they sank their hooks...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement