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Benny Friedman CD Pre Release Melave Malka

November 01, 2009 1 min read

Dozens from the Jewish music industry attended Motzoei Shabbos Benny Friedman‘s album launch – kumsitz party in Crown Heights, hosted by COLlive.com. Up-and-coming Chassidic singer Benny Friedman celebrated the release of his debut album at a Melave Malka in Crown Heights, hosted by COLlive.com. Friedman and COLlive staff greeted the dozens of members of the [&hellip
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The JMDerech Experience – Shloime Kaufman

October 30, 2009 2 min read

I was attending the chassuna of my wife’s friend Sunday night in Brooklyn. As any good music reporter would do, I brought my mini camcorder in hand. Also, I had asked Shloime if he would mind a duet, the two of us, singing my favorite song “Yigdal” from his debut album, Avodas Tzedaka. Shloime, being [&hellip
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Benny Friedman Video Trailer

October 29, 2009 1 min read

This CD promises to bring you fresh and original tunes!  Instead of the generic audio samplers that go out, they give us something unique, personal and behind the scenes.  Enjoy this first of a kind VIDEO TRAILER for the upcoming debut album from Benny Friedman!
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Kumzing Review

October 28, 2009 5 min read

I didn’t really pay too much attention the all the promos for Kumzing before it came out. Honestly, it didn’t really appeal to me. Kumzitz for Yeshiva Bochurim, in Eretz Yisroel, Half the names they were promoting, I never even heard of: Ori Avraham? Uri Davidi? Chaim Kirschenbaum? Who are these people? I had no [&hellip
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Yossi Zweig Interviews Kessin/Babad

October 27, 2009 1 min read

In this episode of A – Z Report series I get to interview Shua Kessin. Shua is someone who has been making quite a splash these past 3 years. Shua, who is more well known for his Carlebach flavor and Kumzitsin, goes all out on his debut album “Lo Lihityaeish”. Ozer Babad joins us during [&hellip
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Benny Friedman Cover & Pics!

October 26, 2009 2 min read

CD Cover: Sruly Meyer. Photo: Shmuli Evers. The long awaited debut album is almost here! Presented by Sameach Music and produced by Avi Newmark, this has been one of the most anticipated albums in recent memory, featuring 12 tracks sure to satisfy all musical palettes. A variety of talented artists team up to bring you [&hellip
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Review of Malky Giniger’s New “Raindrops” CD.

October 25, 2009 2 min read

This CD is for Ladies only The last time I listened to a female singing on a CD, it was me in my senior year of high school.( I was in the choir and our school put out a CD of our performances.) When I was presented with the task to review Malky Giniger’s new [&hellip
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Dovid Gabay Singing in Israel

October 23, 2009 1 min read

Dovid Gabay singing a concert in Center One (Israel) on Chanuka 2008. Menachem Toker (Radio Host) Broadcasts this show live on the radio
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Park East Synagogue Celebrates 120 Years!

October 22, 2009 1 min read

Park East Synagogue invites you to an evening of celebration.  120 years of Synagogue Music. Featuring World renowned cantor Yitzchak Helfgot will be joined by Cantor Sol Zim.  Cantor Gildar ont he piano, accompanied by the Park East Synagogue Choir. Saturday Decembrer 5th 2009  8:o0pm Promptly www.pesyn.org Park East Synagogue is a vibrant spiritual center [&hellip
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Elisha ben Avuya and Greek Music

October 22, 2009 6 min read

Over a decade ago, as I sat in yeshiva, I found myself deep in a conversation about non-Jewish music with some friends. One of my friends – a mentor, really – mentioned a gemara that said that non-Jewish music was the reason that Elisha ben Avuyah, the famous Tana and teacher of Rabbi Meir, became [&hellip
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Eitan Katz in Concert!

October 20, 2009 1 min read

Hatzalah of Union County Soiree featuring the inspiring music of Eitan Katz. Sunday November 1st, 2009 – 6:30pm Union YM-WYHA 501 Green Lane, Union NJ, Go to Hatzalahofunioncounty.org for more information!
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Alternative Jewish Music: Great Artists

October 19, 2009 3 min read

Daniel Zamir Genre: Jazz Instrument: Alto and Soprano Sax Albums: Children of Israel, Satlah, Exodus, Amen, I Believe Recently, Zamir was in the headlines, as Tzippi Livni brought her husband to one of his concerts for their 25th wedding anniversary. Livni told Zamir that she told Bill Clinton that she would send him a copy [&hellip
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