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Songs Of Wonder / Basya Schechter


Release Date: 10/24/2011 
Label:  Tzadik   Catalog #: 8165  
Composer:  Basya Schechter
Performer:  Basya Schechter
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Setting the Yiddish poetry of the revered Civil Rights activist and Jewish philosopher Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel to music, Basya Schechter has created a rich new collection of Yiddish songs, colorful arrangements featuring many of the downtown jewish scene's greatest musicians. This exciting project blends Pharaoh's Daughter's soulful grooves and lush instrumentation with Basya's lovely voice and Heschel's powerful poetry.

Personnel:
Albert Leusink: Flugelhorn
Frank London: Trumpet
Basya Schechter: Oud, Saz, Vocals, Background Vocals
Megan Gould: Violin, Viola
Yoed Nir: Cello
Kyle Sanna: Acoustic And Electric Guitars, Dobro
Uri Sharlin: Piano, Accordion, Glockenspiel
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Rich Stein: Percussion

Special Guests
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz: Bass
Mathias Kunzli: Drums, Percussion
Miles Arntzen: Drums
Avi Avital: Mandolin
Dan Loomis: Bass
Brian Marsalla: Keys, Boubil
Tamer Pinarbasi: Kanun
Avi Fox Rosen: Guitar
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Works on This Recording

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Work(s) by Basya Schechter
Performer:  Basya Schechter (Voice)

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