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Sun, November 24, 7pm @ Jericho Jewish Center
Join us for an exciting evening of Israeli Music starring international singer, songwriter, and guitarist David Broza with a special performance of Israeli songs sung by Jericho Jewish Center’s own Cantor Barry Black.
David Broza returns to Long Island. Critics have called David Broza the “Israeli Bruce Springsteen” and “a post-modern Leonard Cohen.” His multi-cultural, flamenco-tinged folk-rock is written and sung in Hebrew, Spanish and English.
Israeli superstar David Broza has been considered one of the most dynamic and vibrant performers in the world. His charismatic and energetic performances bring a fusion of the three different countries in which he was raised: Israel, Spain, and England. He has filled concert halls with his famous guitar playing that ranges from flamenco flavored rhythmic and percussion techniques to whirlwind finger picking to a signature rock and roll sound.
More than a singer/songwriter, Broza is also well known for his commitment and dedication to several humanitarian causes, predominantly the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Since 1977, he has worked to bring the message of peace to the masses by joining peace movements and singing what has become the anthem of the peace process, his hit song "Yihye Tov."
His website is davidbroza.net.
Cantor Barry Black was born and raised in Queens, New York. His professional vocal career began at age eighteen, when he was engaged by Congregation Agudath Israel of Miami Beach, thus becoming the youngest cantor in the country. His musical endeavors quickly extended from the synagogue to opera, oratorio, musical theater and concerts throughout the United States and abroad.
From 1989 to 1996 he studied voice privately with the legendary Metropolitan Opera tenor Franco Corelli. A lyric tenor, Cantor Black has performed much of the standard operatic repertoire including the works of Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni and Bizet. He has performed in the Yiddish Theatre productions, and is also a member of the New York State Bar. Cantor Black was featured in the role of a cantor in "Liberty Heights," a Barry Levinson film, released December, 1999.Prior to joining the Jericho Jewish Center, Cantor Black served as cantor of several prominent synagogues in Florida and New York. He is an attorney, practicing in New York, and is married to Dorit, also an attorney.