What do Bon Dylan, Bela Fleck, Joshua Redman, Julia Wolfe, Barry Manilow and a slow of others have in common? They all boast Jewish heritage and they’re all nominated for Grammy Awards this year.
The fact that Bob Dylan has shot another commercial is not exactly news. But this new one, as Seth Rogovoy explains, shows a different side of the enigmatic artist.
J.J. Goldberg is back with a Yom Kippur playlist. Among the guest artists are Leonard Cohen, Amy Winehouse, Eminem, Chava Alberstein and Bob Dylan. Listen, enjoy and repent!
J.J. Golderg’s Rosh Hashanah playlist was born five years ago as a sort of mood piece. This year he riffs on some of the elements of the New Year’s service itself.
He was in Newport in 1965 when Dylan went electric and has presided over two of the most successful music festivals in the world. Now 89, George Wein shows little sign of slowing down.
Michael Bloomfield got his first guitar from his grandfather’s pawnshop and wound up jamming alongside Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965. Now, Bloomfield is considered one of the best blues artists of all time.
Lyrics from Bob Dylan’s 1963 anti-war anthem ‘Masters of War’ caused an uproar when they were recited as part of a Haifa school’s Memorial Day ceremony.
If you’ve been watching Bob Dylan videos lately, you may have noticed that many of them are violent. Jay Michaelson set out to uncover what’s behind all the gunshots, stabbing and torture.