Hidden sides of Jewish Music : Black Sabbath

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

Les faces cachées de la musique juive - 22 décembre 2014, Radio SHALOM Montréal (1650 AM)

Black Sabbath, made by the Idelsohn company, is the first compilation that presents Afro-American singers performing Jewish songs in the 1960’s.

This CD shows the influence of Jewish music and yiddish culture in Afro-American music, with famous artists such as Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne, Cab Calloway


Hélène 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.

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