Blue Thread Music: Our New Record Label

JEWISH CURRENTS has had a book publishing imprint for the past three years, Blue Thread. Now we’ve expanded into music publishing. Four titles are now available at our Pushcart at Blue Thread Music. Two are avant-garde interpretations of classic cantorial music: Yoshie Fruchter’s rock-oriented “Schizophonia” —

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Daniel Cainer’s Bad Rabbi and Adulterous Parents

by Lawrence Bush Gilbert and Sullivan themselves could not have outdone British cabaret artist Daniel Cainer’s talent for compressing narrative, rhyme, emotion, and wit into songs, as displayed in his tremendously entertaining (if inadequately titled) one-man show, “Jewish Chronicles.” Cainer sits behind a Yamaha piano (its logo altered to read “Yamalka”), projects a few images […]

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