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New Album

Bruce Adolphe: I Will Not Remain Silent - Reach Out, Raise Hope, Change Society


Now available on Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify and more.

 
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Documentary

Milken Archive Retrospective: A Look Back At Its Future


Learn how the Milken Archive has helped tell the story of the American Jewish experience through music.

 

FEATURED MUSIC

VOLUME 1

Jewish Voices in the New World

The Song of Prayer in Colonial and 19th-Century America

VOLUME 2

A Garden Eastward

Sephardi and Near Eastern Inspiration

VOLUME 3

SEDER T'FILLOT

Traditional and Contemporary Synagogue Services

VOLUME 4

Cycle of Life in Synagogue and Home

Prayers and Celebrations Throughout the Jewish Year

VOLUME 5

The Classical Klezmer

Rebirth of a Folk Tradition

VOLUME 6

Echoes of Ecstasy

Hassidic Inspiration

VOLUME 7

Masterworks of Prayer

Art in Worship

VOLUME 8

Sing Unto Zion!

In Praise of a Jewish National Home

VOLUME 9

The Art of Jewish Song

Yiddish and Hebrew

VOLUME 10

Intimate Voices

Solo and Ensemble Music of Jewish Spirit

VOLUME 11

Symphonic Visions

Orchestral Works of Jewish Spirit

VOLUME 12

Legend of Toil and Celebration

Songs of Solidarity, Social Awareness, and Yiddish Americana

VOLUME 13

Great Songs of the American Yiddish Stage

Yiddish Theater, Vaudeville, Radio, and Film

VOLUME 14

Golden Voices in the Golden Land

The Great Age of Cantorial Art in America

VOLUME 15

Swing His Praises

Jazz, Blues, and Rock in the Service of God

VOLUME 16

Heroes and Heroines

Jewish Opera

VOLUME 17

Odes and Epics

Dramatic Music of Jewish Experience

VOLUME 18

Psalms and Canticles

Jewish Choral Art in America

VOLUME 19

Out of the Whirlwind

Musical Reflections of the Holocaust

VOLUME 20

L'DOR VADOR

A Celebration of Youth

EXPLORE MUSIC

HIGHLIGHTS

MILKEN ARCHIVE DIGITAL

Debbie Friedman's The Purim Ball

DOCUMENTARY

Bruce Adolphe's I Will Not Remain Silent

ORAL HISTORY

Esta Salzman: Yiddish Theater Actress

DOCUMENTARY

Spotlight Series: Noreen Green

Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience

UCLA has opened North America’s first permanent academic home for the study of music of American Jewish experience.

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FEATURED CONTENT

INTERVIEW

Kevin Deas on Jewish Music and Dave Brubeck

Baritone Kevin Deas shares his experience in working with jazz legend, Dave Brubeck, on his powerful composition, The Gates of Justice.

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VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

Jazz Blues and Rock in the Service of God

A guided tour of the intersection of jazz and Jewish sacred music. Featuring streaming music, videos, interviews and photos of the artists who made it happen.

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FOUNDER

About Lowell Milken

Learn more about the Milken Archive of Jewish Music's founder.

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FEATURED ARTISTS

ENSEMBLES

Iris Orchestra

Iris Orchestra is the resident orchestra of the Germantown Performing Arts Center in Germantown, Tennessee...

COMPOSERS

Flory Jagoda

Flory Jagoda is one of the most recognized musicians in Sephardi music today, and one...

CONDUCTORS

Kenneth Kiesler

A native of New York, Kenneth Kiesler studied at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, the...

INSTRUMENTALISTS

David Krakauer

Clarinetist David Krakauer, who grew up in New York City, is a graduate of The...

SINGERS

Ana María Martínez

Grammy-award winner Ana María Martínez was born in Puerto Rico, daughter of the opera singer...

CANTORS

Alberto Mizrahi

Hazzan of Chicago's historic Anshe Emet Synagogue for the past 30 years, Alberto Mizrahi is...

INSTRUMENTALISTS

Jorge Federico Osorio

Jorge Federico Osorio was born in Mexico City into a musical family.

COMPOSERS

Joseph Rumshinsky

Among the significant composers and conductors associated with Second Avenue Yiddish musical theater at its...

COMPOSERS

David Schiff

David Schiff is a highly respected and accomplished composer and a distinguished writer on music...

COMPOSERS

Benjie Ellen Schiller

Benjie-Ellen Schiller, who spent her childhood in Stamford, Connecticut, learned to play the piano initially...

COMPOSERS

Ruth Schonthal

Although her parents were part of the Viennese Jewish community, Ruth Schonthal was born in...

CONDUCTORS

Gerard Schwarz

Gerard Schwarz was born in Weehawken, New Jersey, in 1947.

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