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Audio: Soothing Piano with Melech B'n Arieh

Classical pianist goes Sephardic. Hear how this Russian immigrant returned to Jewish roots.
6/2/2009, 11:07 PM

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Classical pianist Melech B'n Arieh's new CD Lech Lecha features soothing piano concertos based on hasidic melodies, a tribute to the victims of the attacks in Mumbai, India, as well as exotic Sephardic sounds. Hear about how a chance stop at a kosher deli led him to seek Jewish spirituality. Plus cool music from Jordan Chaviv, Adi Ran, the Bat Ayin Band, and DJ Yahel.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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