Category: Music

Israeli Hip-hop Violinist Blazes Her Own Trail—and Makes It Big

December 22, 2011 Leave a Comment
I first published this article in Jewish Telegraphic Agency on April 5, 2006 BERKELEY, Calif., Apr. 4 (JTA) – She played at the Super Bowl in Detroit in early February, she was the featured performer at a Hillary Clinton campaign event in New York just three weeks later, she’s the poster child for Reebok’s “I Am What I Am” campaign,...


Miri Ben-Ari Takes Hip-Hop Violin to the Top

February 7, 2010 Leave a Comment
You don’t expect to find a totally instrumental, violin-dominated single in the Top Twenty on Billboard’s Hot Singles chart. But “Symphony of Brotherhood,” the new single from Miri Ben-Ari (a.k.a. the Hip-Hop Violinist), is just that. This article catches up with Ben-Ari during a transitional moment in her career.


Blackpool Lights Shine

January 17, 2010 Leave a Comment
This Kansas City Magazine article tells the story of the inspirational drummer of local band Blackpool Lights. While fighting cancer pain and preparing to undergo leg amputation, he recorded the band’s best album ever.



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