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Low Gear jamming (Zoom >< Skype) with Ljova and Zisl

This image looks like two musicians on a Zoom call, but with a twist — we can play at the same time and actually hear each other! How is this possible? The answer, as the modern parlance goes, may surprise you —-> we’re also connected on Skype! Allow me to explain —

Meditation on Kol Nidrei

Doubt, confusion, an inner repentance – these were the themes I tried to work with in creating my “Meditation” on this most solemn prayer, recited on the Jewish day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. In my composition, the traditionally familiar motifs are fragmented, inverted, and fused together in a way that is connected by question marks. Will we be forgiven?

The Way Forward – ?

When I polled my Facebook readership about what they missed most about live performances, the overwhelming response was “the energy of live performance”. This is very true — but it differs to a degree from my top choice — “the lack of distraction”…