From Ethiopia with love and joy: A recent arrival to the shores unfurls his vocal talents

Abate Berihun blazed a trail for many Israelis with Ethiopian roots, being one of Ethiopia’s leading jazz artists before making aliyah 25 years ago.


Shimon Kontarge's art exudes joy

A closer examination of Kontarge’s work reveals the intricate layering of colors and composition, all synchronizing like a symphony


Eduard Shyfrin says, ‘Save your time for love’

Creates new music initiative to increase love and peace in the world

The Revolution Orchestra hits musical Main Street

Like many other artistic and cultural activities, it was put on hold in the wake of October 7


Latino-America Festival returns to Tel Aviv amid war

The opening slot of the festival feeds straight off a solid, well-established and enduringly popular artistic foundation, with Sendersky et al charged with providing their own reading of Bossa Nova.


Red Sea Jazz Festival returns amid war

The forthcoming edition of the Red Sea Jazz Festival, which takes place in Eilat February 22-24, has quite a few intriguing twinnings lined up across the three-day roster.


Estonian violinist-conductor Andres Mustonen heads to Israel

Andres Mustonen will perform at the MustonenFest Tallinn–Tel Aviv festival, the 11th edition of which takes place all around the country February 12-March 21.


Jazz is back in Eilat for Red Sea Jazz Festival

The Red Sea Jazz Festival, the discipline’s leading national showcase slot, is due to take place down in Eilat, February 22-24.


Jewish singer Emma Smith comes to Israel to spread some joy

The Postmodern Jukebox circuit was scuppered by the war in Gaza but it’s enabling Smith to break out on her own, backed by longtime collaborator, guitarist and musical director Denny Ilett.


Jazz to the rescue: A marathon event supports survivors of October 7

A jazz marathon is due to take place at the Tassa venue in Tel Aviv on December 3 (starts 6 p.m.). The proceeds of the program will go to treating the October 7 massacre survivors.

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