NEWS FROM NEFESH
Nefesh Kicks Off 3rd Annual 'Jewish Tanglewood'!
The Third Annual Jewish Festival of Art & Music which was held this past Labor Day
weekend in Southbury,
CT (dubbed the 'Jewish Tanglewood') was a tremendous success, with the biggest attendance
fears of wet weather, it didn't dampen the enthusiasm that abounded this event.
The festival was led off by yours truly, the Nefesh Klezmer Band.
Also on the lineup was Gerard Edery (with a wonderful presentation of Sephardic and
accompanied by world-renowned master of the Oud (Middle-Eastern lute), George Mgridichian.
of world-renowned . . . headlining the event was the incomparable Theodore Bikel.
The festival also featured Judaica, Jewish art, a kid's program and everything from
Shofar-making to a Matzo
The one day event attracted more than 2000 festival-goers.