Rabbi Joe Black, children’s music performer, will rock the J – Boulder Jewish News
An accomplished musician and talented singer-songwriter, a great man with a formidable voice and electrifying stage presence, Rabbi Joe Black and I had the pleasure of sharing the concert stage in what has become an annual Denver tradition. curated by Hal Aqua and Swallow Hill Music, “Jews Do” (The first year was the Jews Do Leonard Cohen, the following year Bob Dylan, followed by Paul Simon, this year and last year simply “The Jews do the Jews “). The level of talent in these shows is incredible, and Joe Black manages to lift us a little higher even though he steals the show. How is it?!
While making marks on adult stages across the country, Rabbi Joe is perhaps best known for his children’s concerts, books, and recordings. Songs from her two children’s recordings, Aleph bet boogie and Everyone has some music, are sung extensively in religious schools, Jewish summer camps and community centers, and at youth group events. Eight nights of joy, Rabbi Joe’s latest release in collaboration with Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, is a tasty mix of traditional and contemporary Hanukkah tunes, Rabbi Joe’s favorite songs and classic klezmer tracks, in styles ranging from rock ‘n roll to bluegrass, from funk to jazz fusion. , from traditional klezmer to ladino through country yodeling. And it all works out perfectly in a happy Hanukkah celebration!
A concert with Rabbi Joe Black is a grandiose experience for young and old!
Rabbi Joe was recognized by Magazine of the moment as one of the top ten male performers of contemporary American Jewish music. How he manages to record and perform at such a high standard, writing children’s books for the PJ Library while simultaneously serving as senior rabbi at Temple Emanuel Denver – the largest Jewish congregation between Kansas City and the West Coast – me outrun. Again I askâ¦. How is it?!
Simply put, Joe Black knows how to knock him (like his hometown Chicago Cubs) out of the stadium …How is it? I don’t know and it doesn’t matterâ¦ what matters is: please don’t miss this amazing family concert with Rabbi Joe Black in the beautiful Levin Hall of the new Boulder JCC!