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Music

  • Music Mobile founder Ruth Pelham, Kevin McKrell, songwriter, are first inductees to area music awards hall of fame

    By jwadmin on April 10, 2019
    Music Mobile founder Ruth Pelham and Kevin McKrell, songwriter have been announced as the first inductees to The Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards Hall of Fame. Both will be honored at the inaugural Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards, presented by The Collaborative magazine and Capital Records Live! 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Proctors in Schenectady. McKrell is recipient of The Eddies […]
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  • Ariana Grande kicks off tour with tribute to late Jewish rapper Mac Miller

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2019
    By EMILY BURACK (JTA) – Ariana Grande opened a world tour with music by the late Jewish rapper, Mac Miller, who had dated the pop star for nearly two years before overdosing on alcohol and drugs last year. Grande, 25, dated Miller Grande started the tour for her blockbuster album “Sweetener” in an arena in Albany on Monday March 18. Some of Miller’s […]
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  • Violinist Joshua Sussman to teach course on niggun at B’nai Sholom

    By jwadmin on February 27, 2019
    ALBANY-A new course at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will look at the history and purpose of the niggun, vocal music based on repetitive sounds, both with and without words. “Song is the Pen of the Soul,” taught by musicologist and violinist Joshua Sussman, will meet four Tuesdays beginning March 5, 7-8:15 p.m., at the synagogue, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. […]
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  • Chai Jewish Center notes Chanukah at Colonie Center with Mel-Malc duo

    By jwadmin on January 1, 2019
    Chai Jewish Center of Colonie held a  recent Chanukah celebration at the Colonie Center Mall in the Center court. The two-hour program featured the Mel-Malc duo, with Marty Wigler as singer and Malcolm Kogat on the keyboard. Holiday refreshments included hot latkes and doughnuts. Live music, dancing, and the lighting of the menorah were also featured. Wigler performs in a […]
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  • Jewish rapper died from drug overdose

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Jewish rapper Mac Miller died of an accidental overdose in September due to a combination of drugs and alcohol, a coroner has ruled. The Los Angeles County coroner released the report on Monday, Nov. 5, saying the cause of death was the “mixed toxicity” of cocaine, alcohol and fentanyl, an opiod. According to the coroner’s […]
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  • Agudat Achim to show film about Cantor Jacob Mendelson; Cantor to perform locally

    By jwadmin on October 31, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Agudat Achim will screen the film “A Cantor’s Tale” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in anticipation of Cantor Jack Mendelson’s live concert at the synagogue, which is set for Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3:30 p.m. at 2117 Union St., Schenectady. The film is free and open to the community. According to organizers of both events,  “A Cantor’s […]
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  • Kaskeset Concert set for Gates on Oct. 21 

    By jwadmin on October 10, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven will present Kaskeset, Binghamton University’s only Jewish a cappella group, in concert on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 12:15 p.m. The concert will be held at the sanctuary, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. The group was founded in 1996 with members from all over the country and from different Jewish (and non-Jewish!) backgrounds. The group sings four to […]
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  • Harry George Pellegrin, classical guitarist, to perform at Senior Moments lunch

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven invites the public to its next Senior Moments lunch and free concert featuring classical guitarist Harry George Pellegrin, on Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m. The program will be at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Majoring in classical guitar performance at The Mannes College of Music, Pellegrin studied with Albert Blain and Eliot […]
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  • Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band to perform concert for Nassau shul preservation, Oct. 21

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    ALBANY– Boston-based Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band will present a concert on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. at Jupiter Hall inside Lucky Strike Social, Crossgates Mall in Albany. Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band, features Abigale Reisman (violin, backing vocals), Jonathan Cannon (violin), Kirsten Lamb (double bass, lead vocals), Nat Seelen (clarinet), and Pete Fanelli (trombone). In 2012 they won both the […]
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  • Beth Israel lists concert by the Swing Docs Big Band

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–A Capital District big band, the Swing Docs, will perform at Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 3-5 p.m. Traditional big band favorites, from Glen Miller to Count Basie, plus Latin, sing, standards, and contemporary hits will be featured with the accompaniment of vocalists. The Docs started 20 years ago as a group of doctors […]
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