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Next up - Andy Statman
Next up - Andy Statman

Launches November 2, 12 noon PT | 3PM ET.

Episode 5 will feature a performance by the Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist master of klezmer and bluegrass, Andy Statman, who is joined in this session by Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums. Together the trio takes viewers on a spiritual musical journey of klezmer, bluegrass, jazz and more, the perfect finale to the first season of Secret Chord Concerts.

WATCH THE CONCERT ON OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AT LAUNCH OR ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
Episode 4 - Tsvey Brider and Baymele

This concert is a collaborative performance by two groups, Tsvey Brider and Baymele. In various combinations, the two ensembles perform original, stylistically diverse compositions of Yiddish poetry in addition to music of Jewish eastern Europe. The concert features Anthony Mordecai Tzvi Russell (vocals), Dmitri Gaskin (piano, accordion), Matthew Stein (violin) and Misha Khalikulov (cello).

WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
Episode 3 - Neta Elkayam with Amit Hai Cohen

Neta Elkayam is a world-renowned Israeli singer of North African music who connects the spirits of her Moroccan Jewish mothers to audiences around the globe. With musical production by Amit Hai Cohen, the duo creates an intimate and energetic sound, melding music from the Moroccan Jewish repertoire with jazz melodies, as well as rock, pop and other contemporary influences. Presented in partnership with Jews in ALL Hues.

Click here for program details.

WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
Episode 2 - Mostly Kosher

Mostly Kosher is an acclaimed Klezmer-rock band that boldly redefines Judaic and American cultural music. This performance will highlight their new album, “This World is Yours,” which takes listeners through modern protest music, challenging them to topple norms of intolerance and indifference. And, if you like the concert, click here to watch their ‘encore’.

WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
Episode 1 - New Moon Rising

New Moon Rising brings together three of the most dynamic and creative voices in Jewish music – Elana Arian, Deborah Sacks Mintz, and Chava Mirel – and the results are spiritual, collaborative, and heart-opening. And, if you like the concert, click here to watch their ‘encore’.

WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
WATCH THE CONCERT ON DEMAND. CLICK HERE.
ABOUT THE SERIES
ABOUT THE SERIES

A cross-country partnership between the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History (The Weitzman) on historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia, and the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music (Lowell Milken Center) in Los Angeles, generated this new online offering. Both presenting organizations are committed to inspiring in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience. This season’s episodes were filmed at The Weitzman, against the striking backdrop of Independence Hall, and in UCLA’s beautiful recording studio. Read the press release to learn more.