Mazal Tov, Amigos!: Jews and Latin American Music with Moshe Morad

The JCC of Syracuse is partnering with the Mandel JCC for a virtual event on March 9th

LIVE from Israel! Explore the worldly wonders of Jewish-Latin American music alongside prominent radio broadcaster, Moshe Morad. Morad will cover everything from early 20th century Yiddish Tango in Buenos Aires, to the first import of Cuban musicians laying down  rhythms in the US via the Catskills in the early 1950s, to “The Marvelous Jew” of  Salsa music in the 1970s. You will also get to hear current musical collaborations around the world.

Dr. Moshe Morad is a Ethnomusicologist and a respected radio broadcaster in Israel, specializing in World Music with a focus on Latin music. Alongside Dr. Amalia Ran, he has co-edited the book Mazal Tov, Amigos!: Jews and Popular Music in the Americas, winner of the Society for Ethnomusicology Jewish SIG Book Award in 2018.

To receive Zoom access for this event, please register via our calendar event below and check your email for a follow-up confirmation with the Zoom info.


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