Posts Tagged “Jews on Vinyl”

  • Idelsohn heads to Krakow

    June 20th, 2011 | Blog, Events | admin | No Comments

    The Idelsohn Society is gearing up for our trip to Poland next week for the Jewish Culture Festival of Krakow. The festival runs from June 24-July 3rd and features lectures, musical performances, films, exhibits and much more.

    We will be leading three lectures on June 29th, 30th and July 1st on topics like Black Sabbath, …

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  • “Jews on Vinyl” Exhibit

    September 5th, 2010 | Past Events | admin | No Comments

    May 12–September 5, 2010 To create this multisensory exhibition, guest curators Roger Bennett and Josh Kun embarked on a far-reaching journey, scouring the country to collect thousands of vinyl LPs from attics, garage sales, and dusty archives. Pieced together, these scratched, once loved, and now forgotten audio gems tell a vibrant tale: the story of …

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  • “Jews on Vinyl” in the LA Daily News

    May 25th, 2010 | Blog | admin | No Comments

    The LA Daily News had a great piece on the Idelsohn Society and the “Jews on Vinyl” exhibition at Skirball (now through September 5th).

    KPCC, Southern Califnornia’s public radio, also interviewed our own Josh Kun last week about the exhibit. Listen to it here.

    To celebrate the music of “Jews on Vinyl”, Skirball is …

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  • Skirball Exhibits ‘Jews on Vinyl’ Through Sept. 5

    May 23rd, 2010 | Blog, Irving Fields, Press | admin | No Comments

    When he was a kid, Roger Bennett inherited his mom’s record player and with it came her collection of LPs. Among the jackpot of Beatles on vinyl was the 1959 recording “Bagels and Bongos” by the Irving Fields Trio.

    That little-known gem of mostly Jewish songs set to a Latin tempo “tells us the boundaries …

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  • Jews on Vinyl at the Skirball Center

    May 21st, 2010 | Blog, Press | admin | No Comments

    When you hear the words “Jewish music,” you may not think of much beyond “The Dreidel Song” and “Hava Nagila,” but there’s a lot more to it than those two ditties! Josh Kun and the Idelsohn Society has been researching the world of Jewish music for years. Now, he shares his vast vinyl collection at …

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