Hidden sides of Jewish music : the band Alhambra

A radio program broadcasted on Radio SHALOM Montreal, hosted by Hélène Engel

Les faces cachées de la musique juive – 2012, Radio SHALOM Montréal (1650 AM)


Hélène Engel makes us discover the band Alhambra who gave itself the mission to record, transcribe and perform treasures of Sefarad music.

The band created in 1981 by Isabelle Ganz is composed of:
Isabelle GANZ : Vocals, Dumbek, Lyra
Jenny LUNA : Vocals
Rami EL AASSER : Percussion
Adam GOOD : Oud and Guitar
Marandi HOSTETTER : Violin

h._engel_10mm.jpgHélène Engel is a singer, musicologist, author, composer and arranger. She is interested in all aspects of Jewish music, from the collecting of historical sounds to today’s compositions. Based in Montreal, she hosts the radio show ” The hidden sides of Jewish Music” on Radio SHALOM Montreal.


Le groupe Alhambra

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