Posts Tagged “Wil-Dog”

  • About Thursday Night: Punk-Banda Photo Log

    December 17th, 2011 | Blog, Events, Tikva Records | Marc Weidenbaum | 2 Comments

    On Thursday night, Wil-Dog of Ozomatli brought his punk-rock banda project to San Francisco’s only Jewish pop-up record store, Tikva in the Outer Mission. Under the guide of El Gavachillo, he lead Los Angeles’ great Banda La Juvenil through a range of banda standards and reimgained punk-rock songs — and a transcendent cover of Depeche …

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  • Mazeltov, Mis Amigos Rocks San Francisco

    September 1st, 2010 | Blog, Events, Mazeltov, Mis Amigos | admin | No Comments

    Thank you, San Francisco, and to everyone who came out to see our sold-out show at Yoshi’s. Grammy award winning Arturo O’Farrill oversaw a dazzling recreation of Mazeltov, Mis Amigos, the 1961 album we unearthed and re-released last year. The gig rocked. Larry Harlow, “El Judio Maravilloso”, jousted with The Sway Machinery’s Jeremiah Lockwood. …

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  • Mazeltov, Mis Amigos

    August 30th, 2010 | Mazeltov, Mis Amigos, Past Events | admin | No Comments

    In 1961 the legendary jazz label Riverside Records released Mazeltov, Mis Amigos, an album of “Yiddish favorites in Latin tempo,” by Juan Calle and His Latin Lantzmen. The band who performed these mid-century dance floor fusions was an only-in-America supergroup that wasn’t as Jewish as their name made them sound. Juan Calle was John Cali, …

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