Posts from the “Press” Category

  • Reviews for Songs for the Jewish-American Jet Set

    November 17th, 2011 | Blog, Events, Press, Tikva, Tikva Records | admin | No Comments

    Songs for the Jewish-American Jet Set is officially debuting this Tuesday, November 22. Don’t forget to buy a copy. Thom Jurek of All Music Guide writes that, “for any fan or serious collector of American music, this set is essential listening.” Read the rest of the review here: All Music Guide.

    And Boing …

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  • Black Sabbath in Commentary

    June 9th, 2011 | Blog, Press | admin | 1 Comment

    An in-depth analysis of our Black Sabbath release by the mighty Terry Teachout of Commentary magazine.  Terry’s piece is subscriber only but is worth investing in.  He says of the tracks on Black Sabbath, “a few of these performances are little more than novelties, but others are both historically informative and powerfully moving, both as …

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  • Mazeltov, Mis Amigos Bandleader in the New York Times

    May 2nd, 2011 | Blog, Mazeltov, Mis Amigos, Press | admin | No Comments

    Arturo O’Farrill is the genius behind our highly acclaimed Mazeltov, Mis Amigos live shows at Lincoln Center and Yoshi’s Jazz club in San Francisco. The Grammy Award winner arranged the music and assembled stellar bands, and is a true friend of the Idelsohn Society. So we were delighted to see Arturo featured in this past …

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  • Enriching Media (WSJ)

    March 25th, 2011 | Blog, Press | admin | No Comments

    “We believe it will help create new, innovative ways for young Jewish adults to explore their identities, connect with their peers and build strong communities,” says Lynn Schusterman, chair of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, one of the funders. “We also hope this initiative will result in the greater utilization and increased funding …

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  • Johnny Mathis to discuss his links to Jewish music (

    February 3rd, 2011 | Blog, Press | admin | No Comments

    Johnny Mathis was no stranger to Jewish music when he recorded “Kol Nidre,” the soul-stirring Aramaic prayer sung at the start of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Growing up in San Francisco, the silken-voice singer was captivated by the cantorial music he heard in the synagogues of his Jewish friends.

    “It was the extreme …

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