Photo by Dan Rous
Joey Weisenberg is the Creative Director of the Hadar Center for Communal Jewish Music, and is the author of Building Singing Communities. He’s a multi-instrumentalist musician, singer and composer who has performed and recorded internationally with dozens of bands in a wide variety of musical styles.
Having come to cherish the imperfectly beautiful music of normal people singing together, Joey works to empower communities around the world to unlock their musical and spiritual potential, and to make music a lasting and joy-filled force in shul and in Jewish life.
His nigunim have become popular worldwide.
Read Article in Tablet Magazine
Joey enjoys performing intimate concerts in communities world-wide…
…and playing with the Raya Brass Band for unusually fun weddings! Here are some options:
As Creative Director of Hadar’s Center for Jewish Communal Music, Joey has helped to create some wonderful new resources for prayer leaders and folks who like to sing.
When and where Joey is performing and teaching next.
Articles about Joey and his music.
Photos by Dan Rous
high-kicking, accordian wailing, drum-pounding…—
not sitting quietly on the sidelines hoping for a revolution; he’s in the center of the room working for change.—
Combining the raw power of gypsy punk with the precision of jazz, Ansambl Mastika’s new album Songs and Dances for Life NONSTOP is literally the best of both worlds…. blend of ferocity and virtuosity….as exhilarating as it is eclectic—
a lovely string-based feel courtesy of guitarist Joey Weisenberg—
they explore the depths of these traditions by combining superior musicianship with relentless energy and a Brooklyn attitude.—
.. reshaping the landscape of Jewish life…—
a leading innovator in Jewish music—