Johnny Mathis Does Kol Nidre

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"Johnny Mathis Does Kol Nidre"

I’m here at the office a bit late, and was Googling around, and stumbled onto Johnny Mathis’s recording of Kol Nidre, which he recorded in 1958, and a glorious reminder of both the emotion behind what’s technically a contract and the complex history of black and Jewish collaborations in music:

And as someone who writes about art, it’s always nice to be reminded that the Awe in Days of Awe can come in many forms.


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