November 20, 2014 / 27th of Chesvan, 5775
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  • Jewish_music
    This Thursday night, Sept 15, the amazing Galeet Dardasht will be presenting Monajat, a recent commission from the Foundation of Jewish Culture. The concert is a multi-ethnic, multi-media presentation featuring a small ensemble of renowned Middle Eastern musicians. Which is so fitting since the... Read More
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    Composer and performer Galeet Dardashti pulls together music and culture reaching back almost 3,000 years for her new piece Monajat - Fervent Prayer, which will be presented this Thursday at the Granoff Music Center at Tufts University. The Boston performance, presented by the Boston Jewish... Read More
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  • Jewish_music
    Certain times of year bring out certain songs in my cd collection. Come May, you will hear Little Feat's Dixie Chicken blaring from my car and home. And during the high holidays, a song by Peter Himmelman (Dylan's observant son-in-law), Impermanent Things, just sticks in my head. This year, I... Read More
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    On Saturday, January 29, music lovers are in for a treat. That’s when Galeet Dadrashti and her women’s Middle East music ensemble, Divahn, will be in concert at Temple Aliyah in Needham. Divahn infuses traditional and original Middle Eastern Jewish songs with sophisticated harmonies,... Read More
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      No one may accuse Galeet Dardashti of slacking off.  The composer and vocalist serves as cantorial soloist and offers lectures and performances throughout the country, alone and with her band, Divahn.  She recently completed her doctorate in anthropology and will be... Read More
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