The Lost World of African American Cantors 1915-1953

On-Line Special Event from the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Tuesday June 15, 2021 10:00 am PDT Histories of Black-Jewish cultural interaction often focus on how Jews adopted and adapted Black vernacular music—ragtime, jazz, swing, R&B, blues—as performers, promoters, managers, club owners, and record labels. The phenomenon of African American musicians who performed Yiddish and cantorial music […]

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