My Favorite Anti-Semite: How Amiri Baraka Inspired Me

Kaddish for the recently deceased poet with a history of bigotry, from a poet with a feeling for jazz

Jamie Saft’s New Zion Trio

The genre-bending musician channels the notion of ‘Zion’ through  reggae-dub

Reviving the Downtown Sound

John Zorn’s Tzadik record label compiles the radical work of the 1980s New York jazz group Hasidic New Wave

Spirited Holiday

With A Dreamers Christmas, subversive jazz musician John Zorn makes a straightforward holiday album that’s radical in its own way

Sacred Remake

We may talk of its eternal qualities, but the music of Kol Nidre is forever being made anew

H2Blow

In producing Jewish music, trombonist Rafi Malkiel found inspiration in water

All You Can Eat

Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats

Genre Benders

Cliche-free jazz, punk, and hip-hop

Bring the Noise

The brilliantly aggravating music and art of Mauricio Kagel

Call and Response

Cabaret-punk band Barbez pays tribute to Paul Celan

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