Thursday, September 20, 2007

9/20/07 Link dump

Mordechai Shinefield rounds up Jewsapalooza for those who were gigging and couldn't make the show.

Alexander Gelfand reviews Alex Kontorovich's "Deep Minor" in "Whither Klezmer?"

Ben Jacobson lists his top 10 discs of the year in the Jerusalem Post. Ta Shma's promised review disc never arrived, but Hamaokor's "The Source" is on the review stack.

Hirhurim posts 'Why Rabbis Do Not Like Cantors."

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Yiddish Song Translator.

For those who haven't heard it, here's an audio sample of the banned Yiddish rap album.

Over at Jewschool, Rav Shmuel writes "Ortho-punk High Holy Days!"

Yoshie Fruchter was interviewed about his Beyond the Book project on The Book of Life.