Lights... Cameras... Dreidels! In August 2008, Craig Taubman gathered an eclectic group of the Jewish community's most beloved and exciting artists for a wonderful live Chanukah concert at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles. Filmed before a live audience, "Lights" was first aired on Public Television station across the country during the 2008 Chanukah season. This wonderful CD captures the joyous spirit of that concert and puts a new spin on Chanukah with dynamic performances from some of the best in Jewish music.
Internationally acclaimed musician and producer Craig Taubman is joined by singer-songwriter Michelle Citrin, the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics, jazz artist Dave Koz, cantor Alberto Mizrahi, kosher-gospel singer Joshua Nelson, Emmy Award-winning actress Mare Winningham, multi-instrumentalist Josh Nelson, and others. Representing a wide array of musical styles from cantorial to rock 'n roll, Sephardic to folk and bluegrass, "Lights" is an experience that blends colorful Jewish traditions of yesterday, while creating new traditions for today and tomorrow.
LIGHTS: CELEBRATE HANUKKAH LIVE IN CONCERT by various artists
TRACK LIST AND SAMPLE CLIPS:
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1. Mi Yimalel (Craig Taubman)
2. The Blessings (Alberto Mizrahi)
3. Shehechianu (Craig Taubman & Caren Glasser)
4. Ocho Kandelikas (Alberto Mizrahi)
5. Od'cha (Alberto Mizrahi)
6. Lights (Rabbi David Wolpe)
7. Light One Candle (Michelle Citrin)
8. Hanukah Gelt (The Klezmatics)
9. Hanukah's Flame (The Klezmatics)
10. A Convert Jig (Mare Winningham)
11. Hanerot Halalu (Mare Winningham)
12. Over the Rainbow (Dave Koz)
13. Maoz Tzur (Laurence Juber & Craig Taubman)
14. L'dor Vador (Josh Nelson)
15. Hiney Ma Tov (Joshua Nelson)
16. I Have A Little Dreidle (Joshua Nelson)
17. The Lesson (Rabbi David Wolpe)
18. Holy Ground (Craig Taubman)
19. Hanukah 'o Hanukah (The Cast)
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"Lights" captures the joyous spirit of a live Chanukah concert by an eclectic group of the Jewish communityŐs most beloved and exciting artists: Craig Taubman, Josh Nelson, Mare Winningham, The Klezmatics, Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, Michelle Citrin, Joshua Nelson, and more. It's a new spin on Chanukah with dynamic performances from some of the best in Jewish music.
"The Hanukkah Lounge" is an eclectic mix of smooth, mood-inducing holiday melodies by world renowned producers and Grammy award winning artists. Think of it as instrumental "Jew-age" music that's perfect for celebrating with family or throwing a holiday party with friends. Kick back, chill, and enjoy the Lounge!
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