Thursday February 16, 8:30PM -10:00PM
- Thursday February 16, 8:30PM -10:30PM
For non-artists who'd like to try, paper & markers will be available.
Preceding the concert, Jazz Rabbi Greg Wall is hosting his Thursday night series of mystical learning and jazz. The night begins with his popular class, “The Art Of Judaism”, featuring the work of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato, Rav Kook, and the Rav HaNazir at 7:30pm, and then continues with the concert at 8:30pm.
Jake merges poetry, music, and performance into various philosophically potent mixtures, like existentialist dancehall, talmudic jazz poetry, personalized bop apocalypse. He has performed extensively in New York and Jerusalem, with his band Frantic Turtle, Mima’amakim collective, and various hip downtown characters.
He is a poet/performer, working for Random House Publishing during the day. Recently, he received his M.A. in Comparative Literature from CUNY Grad Center, and is finishing up the Ph.D. coursework. He is the poetry columnist for the Forward.
Saxophonist Greg Wall (also known as “the Jazz Rabbi”) has performed and recorded with Hasidic New Wave, Greg Wall's Later Prophets, The Ayn Sof Arkestra and Bigger Band, Neshama Carlebach, the Hi-Tops, Greg Wall's Unity Orchestra, Jazz Talmud Quartet, and has made many session appearances for record dates and film scores. He recently formed HaOrot - The Lights of Rav Kook. Greg Wall is the rabbi of the Sixth Street Synagogue and a volunteer of the Pioneers for Cure.