Program #1733

New Sounds puts its eclectic and young spin on music for Hanukkah. We hear the exquisitely beautiful "Neshamah," by guitarist Tim Sparks (featuring some incredibly fast fingerwork). We also hear traditional Jewish melodies from throughout Eastern Europe and the Middle East, by David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness, the Paradox Trio, Continuo, and Le'Eyla. The real gem of the program may be the atmospheric and utterly mesmerizing "Song of Praise," featuring jazz trumpeter Frank London, keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, and oud player Michael Kashou.

PROGRAM #1733, New Jewish Music (First aired on 12/3/99, first night of Hanukkah)





Tim Sparks


Hamisha Asar [2:00]

Tzadik #7138** (PRMS* or )

Various artists: Le'Eyla

Festival of Light 2

Haneros Halallu [5:30]

Six Degrees #657036 1018** (PRMS* or )

Various artists: Paradox Trio

Knitting On The Roof

Anatevka [7:30]

Knitting Factory #260** PRMS* or

Roy Nathanson & Anthony Coleman

I Could've Been A Drum

L'Amore [6:30]

Tzadik #7113. See above.

Sephardic Tinge


La Cantiga Del Fuego [4:00]

Tzadik #7128. See above.

David Krakauer's Klezmer Madness

Klezmer, NY

The Street of Klezmer, NY [5:30]

Tzadik #7127. See above.

Various artists: Continuo

Festival of Light 2

La Mujer de Terah [5:00]

See above.

Various artists: Wayne Horvitz & Robin Holcomb

Festival of Light 2

Mah L'kha Ha-yam Variation [3:30]

See above.

Tim Sparks


Skrip, Klezmerl Skripe [4:00] Los Caminos De Sirkeci [3:00]

See above.

Various artists: Frank London

Festival of Light 2

Song of Praise, excerpt [1:00]

See above.

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