Audio: From Rockers to Jewish Wedding Band

Simchat Olam plays weddings one day, rock shows the next.
3/10/2009, 9:55 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Get the inside scoop on what it's like to be a Jewish wedding band in Israel in this interview with Simchat Olam. The band features rock and jazz musicians including Eggroll, the namesake of the Israeli progressive rock group, Maayan Smith, a saxophonist from hip-hop jazz band Coolooloosh and Daniel Strauss, a rock bass player from the Rimon School. Hear about their wedding adventures plus some live Purim music. Also, a track from new artist Melech B'n Arieh.
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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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