Blane is also a rabbi and cantor, and as such sings and writes from a place of intimate familiarity with the human condition. As rabbi of the Sim Shalom Universalist Jewish Synagogue, he conducts regular services and major feasts in which the universal language of music plays a prominent role.

NEW YORK, May 302022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Rabbi and Cantor Steven Blane is a Pop-Jazz-Americana singer-poet in the style of Leonard Cohen, Jon Mitchell, tom is waitingand Roy Orbison who is releasing his new album, “The Met” on June 15.

It features ten newly written songs in a retro-cool 1940s American Songbook vibe, in tune with the sophisticated, jazzy style of songwriters like Jimmy Van Heusen, Richard Rogers and IrvingBerlin.

The album is sincere, but not without its cheeky moments. The closing track, “The Best Things In Life Ain’t Free,” is a play on an old adage (and a Sinatra song). expensive to keep.” This thread of humor runs throughout the album and all of Blane’s oeuvre.

Although attempting such a distinguished and complex style of songwriting can seem daunting, Blane is blessed with both a voice rich and sonorous enough for this type of material and a finely honed skill to navigate the side. compositional, with a natural flair for melody.

The quality of the album should come as no surprise to those who know Blane, a soulful man New Yorkbased on creation.

He is also a rabbi and cantor, and as such sings and writes from a place of intimate familiarity with the human condition. As Rabbi of Jewish Universalist Synagogue Sim-Shalom, he directs regular and high holiday services in which the universal language of music plays a leading role. Listeners from all walks of life would do well to peruse his playlists of Jewish liturgical music.

Blane is no stranger to New York City concert stage (for an overview of his live shows, check out his video collection). Steve Blane’s the work is truly in a class of its own.

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Carole KivetSim Shalom Online Synagogue, 201-338-0165, [email protected]

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