Music

Yiddish psychedelic rock band Forshpil brings electric guitar to the shtetl

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By Joe Baur WEIMAR, Germany — What if the Yiddish-speaking poets and songwriters had electric guitars and amps in the shtetl? That’s the question Sasha Lurje...
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Country singer Dani Rose returns to her roots in NoVa

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Danielle Rosner was met with boos as she walked on stage. The year: 2009. The place: Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem....

Leon Fleisher: ‘It’s still about the music’

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Pianist Leon Fleisher died Aug. 2 at age 92. Below, we repost our 2019 profile of him. By Susan C. Ingram Leon Fleisher was voted prettiest...

33 voices edited together into harmony

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izbg8mkxu0s&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2b7YZol1xO_Lzrr_p_SicQVddXKCI0MhpraVhMNM3mbCH-zBPKeyZVDNg   To record her part in the three-minute choral composition “T’filah L’Giborei Artzot Ha’B’rit,” Deb Shalom of Potomac found that the most soundproof room in...

Adam Sandler pays tribute to doctors and nurses in brand-new ‘Quarantine Song’

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Forget about “The Chanukah Song.” Actor Adam Sandler’s latest earworm is a tribute to doctors and nurses and an exhortation for people to stay...
Man playing the mandolin in front of a black background.

Visiting musician Avi Avital wants you to fall in love with the mandolin

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By Carolyn Conte Israeli musician Avi Avital is a rock star on the mandolin, and he is on a personal mission to popularize an underrated...

Getting jazzy with Oren Levine

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Pianist and composer Oren Levine has been immersed in the Washington metropolitan area jazz scene for a decade. But when the District resident is...

What is a song? Mandy Patinkin’s ‘Diaries’ has some answers.

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Broadway song man — and television actor (“Chicago Hope” and “Homeland”) and movie star (“Princess Bride” and “Yentl”) — Mandy Patinkin has a lot...

40 years since Bob Dylan picked up the cross

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By Miller Friedman Call it what you want it — the “gospel” tour, the “born-again” tour, the “Christian” tour — but it was clear in...

A Nordic Twist on Yiddishe Tunes

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Danish klezmer band Mames Babegenush is coming to North Bethesda.