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Reggae and bluegrass acts to perform at Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest

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Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:22 am

When most people think of Jewish music, they probably imagine the dulcet warbling of a klezmer clarinet and not the propulsive rhythm of a reggae groove or the harmonies of a bluegrass spiritual.

At the fifth annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest on Nov. 5, Nefesh Mountain, a bluegrass band, and Josh and Chava, a folk duo with a strong reggae background, will add both these genres to the Jewish musical repertoire in their first appearances at the festival.

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