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  • East-West 
    The Butterfield Blues Band (starring Mike Bloomfield on lead guitar) (YouTube (originally Elektra records), 1966)
    Some of Michael Bloomfield's most inspired guitar playing. "Starting with the second section Michael played lead on a series of sections where he explored different modes, or scales, some of which were suggestive of Indian ...
  • Haskell, Richard (The Canadian Encyclopedia, 2016-02-05)
    "The Flying Bulgars is a folk band renowned for its presentation of Klezmer-inspired music. Originally known as The Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band, the group was founded in Toronto in 1987 by composer/trumpeter David Buchbinder." ...
  • Encyclopædia Britannica, Editors (Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc, 2017-04-25)
    A biography of George Gershwin from the Encyclopædia Britannica. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Gershwin, George; Levant, Oscar (Columbia, 1945)
    A performance of George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Oscar Levant on the piano and the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. Click on the link to the mp3 below to listen to the performance. This ...
  • Glass, Philip (YouTube, 2013-04-03)
    A recording of a musical piece by Philip Glass. Click on the link above to access.
  • Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2009-10-02)
    A live performance of perhaps the most famous of Leonard Cohen's songs. Click on the link above to access.
  • Scott, A.O. (New York Times, 2022-07-01)
    This is New York Times film reviewer, A.O. Scott's Critics Pick of the biographical documentary, "Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song." The directors, Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine trace the seven-year development ...
  • Barenaked Ladies (AOMCMUSIC1; YouTube, 2016-12-21)
    A YouTube recording of the Barenaked Ladies performing a song about Hanukkah, including the meaning of the Hanukkah lights, and the singing of the Hanukkah blessings. Click on the link above to listen to the performance.
  • The Barry Sisters (YouTube (from The Greatest Yiddish Hits of The Barry Sisters, 2012-02-06)
    From the allbum "The World Of The Barry Sisters: Memorable Jewish Melodies." Click on the link above to access this rendition of perhaps the most covered of Jewish songs.
  • Mann, Herbie (2014-07-30)
    Recorded at the the Village Gate club circa 1961. The whole album as made available on YouTube. Click on the link above to listen.
  • Keepnews, Peter (The New York Times, 2003-07-03)
    A biographical obituary of the Jewish American musician who made the flute into a jazz instrument. Click on the above to access the article.
  • Fong-Torres, Ben (Rolling Stone, 1976-09-23)
    A biographical portrait from the 1970s of Neil Diamond, a successful and influential songwriter and performer whose career has extended into the 2020s. Click on the link above to access this article brimming with the ...
  • Joseph, Anne (The Jewish Chronicle, 2011-07-21)
    An article based on an interview with Steve Reich in which the "man described as America’s greatest living composer reveals how Judaism sparked some of his best work." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame (Songwriters Hall of Fame, 2017)
    Biographical essay about the significance of the work of Irving Berlin to American music. Berlin was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970. At the end of the essay are links to Berlin's musical compositions, ...
  • Brody, Seymour (Jewish Virtual Library, 2017)
    Short biography of the noted songwriter, Irving Berlin. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Berlin, Irving (Youtube, 2009-09-29)
    A Youtube video of Irving Berlin singing his composition, "God Bless America," on the Ed Sullivan Show on May 5, 1968. Click on the link above to access the Youtube video.
  • Brenner, Rabbi Daniel (Huffington Post, 2012-04-16)
    A blog article on Drake, his Jewish roots and his "Re-Bar Mitzvah." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band (YouTube, 2011-06-08)
    A track from an album entitled "Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band" by (surprisingly ) the Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band.
  • Janis Ian 
    Jewish Women's Archive (Jewish Women's Archive, 2018)
    Brief article about Janis Ian. Click on the link to access.
  • Lazarus, Ben (Tablet, 2016-08-30)
    The article is a biographical summary of "Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero" by Ed Ward which "explores the influential and tragic life of the underappreciated riff master" who played on Bob ...



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