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What Is Jewish Music?

Jeremiah Lockwood of the Sway Machinery explains the history and confusion behind Jewish music.

Jewish music has a long and varied history, from the Song of Songs to Hasidic niggunim to Leonard Cohen and Joey Ramone. Here, Jeremiah Lockwood of the band The Sway Machinery gives his take about the history of Jewish music, and what defines a Jewish song.

 

 

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