Hallelujah it’s Shabbos
Cultural traditions typically change slowly, over the long arc of history. But occasionally a folk cultural innovation emerges that are startlingly fresh in its outward manifestation, although it remains deeply—even reverently—traditional at its core. You may have never heard of “kosher gospel” music before today, but the inspirational performances of Joshua Nelson, the creator of this style, will surely call out to your soul.
Hebraic traditional songs with a Gospel feeling!
Hanna Jahanforooz. Iranian-Israeli born to a Jewish family in Tehran, where Persian is the native language, came to Israel when she was 12.
Songs from the Garden of Eden
Various Artists: JDUB Records
Lullabies & Nursery Rhymes: Hebrew, Yiddish, Arabic and Ladino
Mark Bloom: Key Direction (includes Jazz Shabbat Suite)
Ben Sidran: Life’s a Lesson
Jon Simon Ensemble: Shabbat Jazz & New Traditions
Mira-Ben Ari: The Hip-Hop Violinist
Hip Hop Hoodios: Agua Pa’ La Gente
Hip Hop Shabbat: The Original Jewish Gangsters
The So Called Seder: A Hip Hop Haggadah:
Various Artists; Matisyahu, Trevor Dunn; P Love, Bless & Killa Priest.
Matisyahu: Live at Stubbs & Shake off the Dust & Youth
Alan Elder & Friends: Reggae Passover
Shabbat Workshop: Cantor Stuart Binder