Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Jo Amar Tribute

This past Friday, June 26th, World renowned Moroccan singer Yosef "Jo" Amar passed away. He was 79 years old.. Jo Amar was an unbelievable talent and contributed a tremendous amount to modern Jewish Music. Jo Amar will be sorely missed. Joe Amar also known as the Sultan of Jewish musician, was an Israeli icon during the early years of the state. Amar immigrated to Israel in 1956. He pioneered the fusion of classical Jewish Sephardic and Arabic tunes with Western musical sensibilities, thereby helping give birth to the style labeled Mizrahi music today.

Click Here for the full article from The Jerusalem Post.

To remember this amazing singer MostlyMusic.com is offering a free download. You can download "Barcelona" by Jo Amar from the HASC Volume 2 page for free for one week only. (Ends Sunday July 5th)

To download the free track go to the HASC Volume 2 page (by clicking here) and add that track to the cart (it's free) just sign into your MostlyMusic.com account and checkout. No credit card or payment required. You will automatically be prompted to download the free track.

If you have any problems or questions feel free to email Sruly at: SrulyM@mostlymusic.com.