Monday, May 19
Renowned Moroccan singer Aaron Bensoussan electrifies the room with his thrilling performance. You will be mesmerized as he sings everything from Judeo-Moroccan classics and the piyutim of the great Moroccan poets to his own critically acclaimed, exhilarating and moving original pieces. His combination of Ashkenazic and Sephardic elements with Middle Eastern rhythms, jazz, Flamenco and pop grooves will have you dancing in your seat. Sephardic music doesn’t get any better than this!
Cantor and composer Aaron Bensoussan studied the art of Sephardic Liturgical music with his father and master musicians in Morocco. A graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, he also studied at Yeshiva University’s Belz School of Music and New York’s Queens College as well as with master Hazzanim in both the Ashkenazic and Sephardic traditions. His L’cha Dodi has been sung in synagogues all over the world and his newest CD “A New Journey” is receiving rave reviews. aaronbensoussan.com