Posts Tagged “Gershon Kingsley”

  • Exodus 2.0: The Idelsohn Society Passover Mix 2010

    March 23rd, 2010 | Bas Sheva, Blog, Mixtapes | admin | No Comments

    A special Idelsohn mixtape to help you celebrate Passover. Perfect for any seder.

    It’s a taste of what’s to come on our June release, BLACK SABBATH: THE SECRET MUSICAL HISTORY OF BLACK-JEWISH RELATIONS, featuring Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis, & many more.

    Click below to begin!

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  • Found: Kol B’Seder

    November 2nd, 2009 | Blog | admin | No Comments

    Toward the end of our album cover history of Jews in America, And You Shall Know Us By the Trail of Our Vinyl, we included a terrific, autographed find from the early 80s by the cantorial duo Kol B’Seder, who looked like they took a break from desk jobs at IBM to shoot their …

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  • Funny, It Doesn’t Sound Jewish

    August 21st, 2005 | Blog, God Is a Moog, Press | admin | No Comments

    In 1973, Gershon Kingsley was invited to perform at a convention of cantors at Grossinger’s, the Catskills retreat for midcentury Jews of a certain station. Mr. Kingsley, a pioneer of the Moog synthesizer, listened as the cantors lamented the increasing commercialization of Jewish music and the creeping influence of rock ‘n’ roll. And then, with …

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