March 29, 2016
Jazz is widely considered America’s most important contribution to the world of music. So it’s hardly any wonder that Jews—who not only acculturated themselves to the American experience but quickly began to shape its soundscape—played a role in jazz’s development and popularization.
March 15, 2016
Hugo Weisgall’s earliest memory involved singing in a synagogue choir on Yom Kippur. He was three years old. His father—a cantor—was at war. His aunt and uncle had just received word that their son was missing in action.
March 02, 2016
One might say that Herman Berlinski led many lives; and if not for the intervention of fate or righteous individuals, he may not have survived most of them.
February 16, 2016
Bruce Adolphe is a man of many voices: an author who has written about the complexities of music perception, a presenter who has delighted Lincoln Center audiences (Inside Chamber Music) and baffled public radio listeners (Piano Puzzlers), and, finally, a composer of chamber and orchestral music, operas, song cycles, and...
February 03, 2016
In 1492, even as they were attempting to eradicate Jews from the Iberian Peninsula—ending the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry—Ferdinand and Isabella inadvertently set into motion events that would lead to the founding of a lasting safe haven and new golden age of Jewry.
January 20, 2016
Aficionados and fans know that good music rewards repeated listening, and that is certainly true of the Milken Archive's extensive collection of music of American Jewish experience.
January 05, 2016
Most music connoisseurs know him for his guitar music. His compositions became famous through Andre Segovia, who performed them around the world. Movie buffs know him for his work on some 250 film scores.
December 31, 2015
News, Updates, Newsletters and Promotions from the Milken Archive of Jewish Music in 2015.
December 31, 2014
News, Updates, Newsletters and Promotions from the Milken Archive of Jewish Music in 2014.
December 31, 2013
News, Updates, Newsletters and Promotions from the Milken Archive of Jewish Music in 2013.
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