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The Big Jewcy: Judd Greenstein – Composer/New Amsterdam Records

The Big Jewcy: Judd Greenstein – Composer/New Amsterdam Records
By June 13, 2011

Judd Greenstein’s involvement in modern music occurs through multiple avenues: he’s a composer, one of the people behind the fine independent record label New Amsterdam Records, and a deft essayist on topics of interest to the current state of new music. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Josh Kaufman – Musical Jack Of All Trades

The Big Jewcy: Josh Kaufman – Musical Jack Of All Trades
By June 9, 2011

Making music, playing it live, producing it: Josh Kaufman does it all. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Brian Shimkovitz – Pushing Awesome Tapes From Africa

The Big Jewcy: Brian Shimkovitz – Pushing Awesome Tapes From Africa
By June 8, 2011

Thanks to Brian Shimkovitz and his blog Awesome Tapes From Africa, that includes finding–you guessed it–MP3s of music from the African continent that you might not find unless you actually go to Africa. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Alicia J. Rose – Portland Rock Photographer

The Big Jewcy: Alicia J. Rose – Portland Rock Photographer
By June 8, 2011

The finest rock photographer in the Rose City. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Jesse Palter And The Alter Ego

The Big Jewcy: Jesse Palter And The Alter Ego
By June 8, 2011

Their bouillabaisse of complex rhyming flavors is a delicious one unlimited by one genre or locale. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Nona Willis Aronowitz – Writing, Editing, And Carrying On The Family Tradition (Of Being Brilliant)

The Big Jewcy: Nona Willis Aronowitz – Writing, Editing, And Carrying On The Family Tradition (Of Being Brilliant)
By June 8, 2011

The daughter of a noted author and feminist has made a name for herself in a very short amount of time. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Rob Markoff – Digging Through Record Crates Turns To Jewish Freak Folk Delights

The Big Jewcy: Rob Markoff – Digging Through Record Crates Turns To Jewish Freak Folk Delights
By June 7, 2011

After playing in a number of indie bands on and off for the last decade, Markoff found divine inspiration via a copy of the 1970s album, “Sing out, it’s Shabbos,” and decided that the album could sound better. Read More

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The Big Jewcy: Keren Ann – Artist Par Excellence

The Big Jewcy: Keren Ann – Artist Par Excellence
By June 7, 2011

She has been called “the Norah Jones for Velvet Underground fans,” and with the recent release of the mesmerizing 101 (Blue Note), there’s a strong chance Keren Ann will be as enduring. Read More

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