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Click Here to Read: Blue Note’s Jim Hall tribute show really a missing-man formation for guitar giant by Wayne Lockwood in the New York Daily News on April 18, 2014.
Click Here to Read: New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students By Fred Mazelis on The World Socialist Web Site on April 14, 2014.
Click Here to Read and Listen to: A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World by Marin Alsop on the NPR website on April 12, 2014.
Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.
Click Here to Read: A concert of twentieth century masterworks by Britten, Bartók and Shostakovich By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Website on April 11, 2014.
Benjamin Britten, 1968
Click Here to Read: Jim Hall Memorial Concert Coming to Blue Note April 18-20 Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, Scott Colley, Joey Baron & more to play By Jeff Tamarkin on the Jazz Times website on March 18, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Tango: A Feeling That is Danced Review by Velleda C Ceccoli PhD in the May 2013, Issue 6, Issue of Psychology Tomorrow Magazine.
Jacob Glatstein, one of the great Jewish writers of the 20th century, arrived in America in 1914 with a virtuosic talent for his native language, Yiddish, (more…)
Click Here to Read: Alice Herz-Sommer, Who Found Peace in Chopin Amid Holocaust, Dies at 110 By Margalit Fox in The New York Times on February 27, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Italian pianist revives music created in concentration camps on this website.
Alice Herz-Sommer in her London apartment in 2012. Credit Yuri Dojc
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Click Here to Read: How Brains See Music as Language A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation. by Adrienne LaFrance on February 19 2014.
A member of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute
Join us in February for a diverse lineup of programs that will explore how German-Jewish immigrants helped build San Francisco, the role of Rabbis in the German Army in WWI, and much more. Unless otherwise noted, please register in advance at (212) 744-6400. The most current list of events is always online at lbi.org/events.
Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30 PM | Panel Discussion
Jews, Cities and Culture: Hamburg, New York, and Kiev (more…)
Click Here to Read: Valetine’s Day Music Concert at the Society for Ethical Culture on 2 West 64th Street on February 14 at 7:30 pm.
Click Here to Read: Remembering Pete Seeger, From Woody Guthrie to Occupy Wall Street by Greg Mitchell on The Nation website on January 28, 2014.
Pete Seeger performing in Washington D.C. on February 13, 1944. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt seen at center. (Flickr, Library of Congress
Justin Bieber: the trouble with the wild child – is it all just a dysfunctional father-son relationship?Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Click Here to Read: Justin Bieber: the trouble with the wild child – is it all just a dysfunctional father-son relationship? As the troubled star lands in a Miami court on a drink-driving charge, some are now questioning the influence of his father, Jeremy by Edward Helmore in The Guardian on January 25, 2014.
Justin Bieber with sister Jazmyn, father Jeremy and mother Pattie Mallette at a 2011 film screening in Canada. Photograph: Canadian Press/ Rex
Click Here to View: ”We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs on the Democracy Now Website.
Click Here to Read: Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94 By Joseph P. Kahn on the Boston Globe website on Janyar 28, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY on the AOL website on January 28th 2014.
Click Here to Read: Pete Seeger, Folk Legend, Dead at 94 By David Browne, Rolling Stone magazine on January 28. 2014.