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Audio: "Did you look at the sky today?" A Jewish Musical Journey

Yoel Taieb almost gave up his musical dreams, until he met a famous rabbi called Sabba and some like-minded jazz men.
8/29/2011, 1:06 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Interview with Yoel Taieb of the Techelet Ensemble. Born to a Sephardic French Tunisian family, his dream was to be a great jazz-man, but his journey ended up in Israel where today he fuses jazz inprovisation and chassidic melodies into modern Jewish music. Tune in as he talks about his musical quest and his relationship with the influential Rabbi Yisroel Dov Ber Odesser, better known as Sabba.

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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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