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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: Sara Bareilles – ‘What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress’

This 'Waitress,' in addition to being a good album on its own, makes me want to see the show. And that's saying something. On this album, the pop songstress sings songs from her new musical herself (with a little help from Jason Mraz). 'Waitress' the musical opens on Broadway in the spring of 2016.

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Concert-Cabaret Review: ‘Tehorah’ Featuring Adrienne Haan (NYC, Oct. 29, 2015)

A German chanteuse and German pianist teamed with an Israeli string quartet at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall presenting songs from multiple cultures to celebrate the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘texts&beheadings/ElizabethR’ by Karin Coonrod and Compagnia de’ Colombari

This avant-garde but entertaining show brings Queen Elizabeth I's personality craftily and colorfully to life using her poems, prayers, and speeches, dozens of threads stitched artfully together into a gracefully energetic mini-biography.

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Concert Review: The Chiara String Quartet – ‘Brahms by Heart: The Complete String Quartets’ (NYC 10/2/2015)

The musicians established their interlocked feels for the ebb and flow of the music right off. With grace and power they brought out the Romantic spirit of the music as well as the proto-Modernism in Brahms's unexpected harmonies and transitions.

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