The chazzan makes a comeback in BrooklynNews
NPR gets all excited over a return of Jewish cantorial singing:
… While in grad school, Jeremiah Lockwood stumbled upon a YouTube video of cantors at an informal Chasidic sing-along known as a kumzits, a kind of cantorial jam session where solos are handed off with the point of a finger.
The video inspired Lockwood to produce the new album Golden Ages: Brooklyn Chassidic Cantorial Revival Today, which was recorded at Daptone Records, an analog recording facility known for soul music.
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