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Secret Chord Concerts: Mostly Kosher

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Secret Chord Concerts: Mostly Kosher


Secret Chord Concerts: Mostly Kosher

Mostly Kosher is an acclaimed Klezmer-rock band that boldly redefines Judaic and American cultural music. This performance highlights their new album, “This World is Yours,” which takes listeners through modern protest music, challenging them to topple norms of intolerance and indifference.

Presented by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Coproduced by Daniel Samuels and Lorry Black. All video recorded and edited for this episode by Vox Box Entertainment.

Concert set:

“Et Dodim”
Music and Lyrics: Traditional/Song of Songs/Rabbi Shalom Shabazi Arrangement: Leeav Sofer and Eric Hagstrom

“Hail to the King”
Music: Leeav Sofer Arrangement: Leeav Sofer, Eric Hagstrom Additional Lyrics By: Isaac Levy/Oshik Levy/Roni Eran Orchestration: Anibal Seminario

“Go Away”
Music: Leeav Sofer, Eric Hagstrom Lyrics and arrangement: Leeav Sofer

“You Slay Me”
Music/lyrics: Leeav Sofer Arrangement: Leeav Sofer, Eric Hagstrom, Adam Levy, Janice Mautner Markham Yiddish Translation: Pinny Lew

Leeav Sofer: Vocals/keyboard/strum stick
Janice Mautner Markham: Violin
Eric Hagstrom: Drums
Adam Levy: Upright Bass
Nigel Wilson: Accordion
Anibal Seminario: Clarinet, Saxophone
Taylor Covey: Trombone
Rayner Fernandez: Percussion
Stephanie Meyers: Vocals