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Interview: Elkie Brooks

Paul Lester chats to the Seventies blues wailer who never stopped rocking...and became an aikido black belt along the way

Paul Lester

Friday, July 14, 2017

Interview: Elkie Brooks
  • Music

    Let’s face the music and dance

    Jewish music of all sorts is having a moment, and a lot of it is due to Jennifer Jankel's energy and ideas.

    Keren David

    Monday, June 19, 2017

    Let’s face the music and dance
  • Matisyahu, 2017 version, clean cut, clean living
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    Matisyahu: reinvented again

    The former Chasidic reggae superstar tells Michael Kaminer why he's changed direction yet again

    Michael Kaminer

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Matisyahu: reinvented again
  • Rehearsing for the cabaret
    Music

    Cabaret for Chechnya

    A special fundraiser by British and Israeli performers will raise money for the LGBT community in Chechnya

    JC Reporter

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Cabaret for Chechnya
  • Music

    An everlasting love for Barry

    David Prever writes 'Manilow answered our Shabbat prayers. He was Bowie, for barmitzvah boys everywhere. He was kosher kitsch. He was one of us.'

    David Prever

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    An everlasting love for Barry
  • Music

    A future in Yiddish music

    Anthony Russell first heard Jewish music at the age of 30. Today he's an in-demand Yiddish singer and the creator of a unique blend of black and Jewish musical traditions

    Michael Kaminer

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    A future in Yiddish music
  • The Coro choir
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    Singing the praises of Handel's 'Pesach' oratorio

    Church music dominates choral singing in the UK. But one singer decided to challenge Christian dominance - with a special concert of Handel's Israel out of Egypt.

    Jessica Duchen

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Singing the praises of Handel's 'Pesach' oratorio
  • Members of the orchestra at Westerbork concentration camp in the Netherlands.
    Music

    Songs of the Shoah

    Music composed by victims of the Nazis has been performed for the first time. Jessica Duchen reports on a very special concert.

    Jessica Duchen

    Thursday, January 26, 2017

    Songs of the Shoah
  • Bennie Goodman the King of Swing
    Music

    Of Jews and jazz

    The role of Jews as jazz pioneers is often ignored or caricatured. A professor is putting the record straight.

    Michael Kaminer

    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    Of Jews and jazz