Thursday , August 6 2020

Jon Sobel

Jon Sobel is a Publisher and Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting at http://www.orenhope.com/ you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. Jon also writes the blog Park Odyssey at http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/ where he visits every park in New York City. And by night he's a part-time working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

Music Review: Cappella Romana – ‘The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia’ (CD + Blu-ray)

Hagia Sophia dome

This remarkable new recording from the choir Cappella Romana uses digital processing to recreate Byzantine chant as worshipers in Hagia Sophia would have heard it.

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Concert Review: ASPECT Chamber Music Series – ‘French Impressions’ (Debussy, Chausson) (27 February 2020)

Grace Park and Gilles Vonsattel at ASPECT Chamber Music's 'French Impressions' concert. Credit: Joshua Brown Photography

Violinist Grace Park, pianist Gilles Vonsattel, and the Calidore String Quartet played music by Claude Debussy and Ernest Chausson in the latest ASPECT chamber music concert.

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Jazz Reviews: Albare, ‘Albare Plays Jobim’ and John Di Martino, ‘Passion Flower: The Music of Billy Strayhorn’

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Jazz guitarist Albare's tribute to Jobim and pianist John Di Martino's to Strayhorn show how homages to classic composers can bring out today's artists' creative best.

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