Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Light Up the Nights—The Murfin Winter Holidays Music Festival

                                            Light up the Nights by Yerachmiel Begun & The Miami Boys Choir.

On the Fourth Night of Hanukkah, we have to face the tragedy of a holiday song trying way too hard to be hipYerachmiel Begun & The Miami Boys Choir are considered superstars of Orthodox Jewish choral music with more than 30 albums under its belt since 1980.  Begun began with a boys choir in Toronto in the 1970’s before relocating to Miami.  He is the composer and arranger of the ensemble’s original music.

Yerachmiel Begun & The Miami Boys Choir.

But in 1998 he applied the disco/Latin Funk/Miami Sound Machine vibe to Light up the Nights on the choir’s album Chanukah - Light up the Nights.  Listen and weep. 

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