Music News & Updates 1/18/08

Sameach is putting out what sounds like the mother of all mega-star cd’s. Get this …

“Coming soon from Yossi Green and Yossi Tyberg. A brand new CD featuring all new songs composed by Yossi Green. This CD titled “The 8th Note” will include some of the biggest names in Jewish music singing all new songs composed by one of the most successful composers in Jewish Music. Each song will feature a different singer, the line up of stars includes:

Avraham Fried, Mordechai Ben David, Cantor Yitzchok Meir Helfgot, Lipa Schmeltzer, Shloime Gertner, Ohad, Lev Tahor, Chaim Yisroel, AKA Pella (with music!) and a few more surprises. The CD will be in stores very soon. Stay tuned to Sameach Music’s website for updates, the debut of the cover, and audio samples … “

Other news updates from
Sameach include word that Gabay’s 2nd album is almost done. Of course as promised last Chanukah, Menucha 2 is also “almost” done. (via Gruntig)

Here are
two cool videos of The Shira Choir rehearsing for their part in HASC.

While we’re linking to reviews, I just wanted to apologize to a good friend of the blog, Joel. I meant to post this review a while ago. Here is a great review of Yishai Lapidot’s newest CD, from Joel.

And also from YK’s blog, there is a great post on Chabad in the Jewish Music world, loosely based from my “State of Jewish Musicposts a couple weeks back.

You can hear preview clips from a new CD of songs composed by Pinny Golden. It features Avraham Fried, Dovid Gabay, Yaakov Shwekey, Shloime Dachs, Lev Tahor and others.

(via JE)

Here is a clip that includes Shloime Gertner singing.

(direct link)

Here are some pictures from that show.

Last but not least, a new CD from a really chilled Jewish Jam Band, PHP. The CD is called Hodu. I haven’t got it yet, but from what I heard online it’s a nice smooth funky CD.


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