Thursday, August 24th, 2017
The Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Called "a master of Sephardic song" by "The New York Times", Gerard Edery is recognized as a leading musical folklorist and master singer-guitarist. Highlights of Edery's extensive performing career have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Florence Gould Hall and The United Nations in both New York City and Geneva, The Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C., the Fez International Festival of Sacred Music in Morocco, the Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam, the Vilnius International Folk Festival, and many more. In addition to his busy concert schedule, he's released 17 CDs as well as the acclaimed Sephardic Songbook. In "Three Religions, Three Faiths" he presents Christian, Jewish and Muslim music as part of the American Sephardi Music Festival.