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Yom Ha’Atzamaut Musical Masterclass with Federation’s Community Shlichim

April 22, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Banner with outline of DC and Israel skyline reads: Federation's Community shlichim program

This April, popular Israeli hip-hop band Jimbo J invites you to be a guest artist for their special Yom Ha’Atzamaut Musical Masterclass.

Celebrate Israel with other music lovers for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn with rising star, lead vocalist and writer, Jimbo, as he breaks down the process of writing and composing some of his most popular songs.

During the class, Jimbo will perform his hits “Asiti,” “Matkot,” and “Hollywood” accompanied by the band’s guitarist, Uriah Wiztum, and reflect on pressing Israeli issues that inspire his work. And, he will also unveil a special surprise in celebration of Yom Ha’Atzmaut!

Thursday, April 22 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Zoom link provided upon registration.

The masterclass will combine theoretical and practical knowledge, and is intended for
anyone interested in arts and culture—whether as a listener or creator.

Questions? Contact Noa Ohayon Bab at noa.bab@shalomdc.org


About Jimbo J
Jimbo J and Spa Band are a poetic hip hop band from Israel. They play a mixture of old school hip hop and funk, with modern rock influences. While their lyrics are considered to be sophisticated, their show is full of high energy and groove. The band members are Jimbo (rap and vocals), Itay K (drums), Roy D (bass guitar), and Uriah “Fingers” (electric guitar). All songs began as spoken word poems written in Hebrew by Jimbo, and were composed later by Jimbo and the band. The lyrics discuss a wide range of topics: The assembly line of life in Israel, the change of language and it’s meaning between generations, the outcomes of leaving the countryside in order to live in the big city, Israeli society’s collective memory, and more. Jimbo is an actor and a writer in the “Incubator theater company,” and one of the founders of the first spoken word label in Israel.

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Watch a performance on YouTube.

 

About Federation’s Community Shlichim
This is a program of Federation’s community Shlichim (emissaries) whose mission is to connect Israelis with the Greater Washington Jewish community and transforms how thousands of community members deepen their connection and relationship to Israel.

Get to know Federation’s Community Shlichim.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington welcomes the participation of interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds, gender identities and sexual orientations. Building an inclusive community is a priority. If you require special accommodations to participate in this virtual event, please contact us in advance at 301-230-7200 or info@shalomdc.org so every effort can be made to accommodate your needs.

Details

Date:
April 22, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.shalomdc.org/shlichim-masterclass

Venue

Virtual
United States

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