Listing of sites on this page does not mean an endorsement of any product or company.
For a listing of "Brick and Mortar" sites for obtaining recordings, see the JMWC Brick and Mortar Directory of Stores selling Jewish Music.
Eastern European designation in website for buying albums online. Lists albums in klezmer and Yiddish music.
Baba Yaga Records
French Record website that carries an assortment of Yiddish, klezmer, Chassidic, Ladino and Judeo-Arabic music. Website has English and German mirrors (eventually). There are also announcements about live concerts. People who wish to distribute CDs in Paris should communicate with Frederique, Baba Yaga Records, 8, Rue Adolphe Focillon 75014 Paris, tel 01 45 40 31 31 (email@example.com)
Balladeer Music--General Catalog: International
An online commercial site to purchase older sound recordings. Recommendation about reliability unknown.
Blue White Direct
Online venue for purchasing CDs. Carries Israeli children's recordings.
Bruce M. Adler
Website promoting the compositions and cassettes of Bruce and Donna Adler. Jewish music that searches for spirituality done in a folk/bluegrass style. The Adlers are Reconstructionist and Reform rabbis.
Cantor's Assembly of United Synagogue
This site includes organizational information, articles on Jewish music, a listing of recordings and related web sites. The cantor's assembly now has an online store for selling Jewish musical resources including liturgical, choral, educational and Yiddish music scores and recordings. See the catalog.
The Jewish.com online store has a section for ordering Jewish children's music. These are primarily contemporary, modern music composed in the US.
Craig 'N' Co
Provides access to the recordings of Craig Taubman.
Discography of Jewish Cantors on 78 rpm records
Discography by an enthusiast in covering early recordings between approximately 1904-1920.?Spain. Does not sell music.
Online website for buying albums and DVDs from Israel. http://www.bne.co.il/eshop-israel.com/
Get A Song
Website for Mostly Music.located at:
4815 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11219
Online ordering of recordings, CDs, videos and movies. Many Orthodox selections.
Hatikvah Music, located in Los Angeles, California, offers Yiddish, Klezmer, Ladino and Cantorial cassettes and CDs; domestic and imports. Hatikvah, an outgrowth of Norty's Music founded by Norty & Clarice Beckman in 1948, is the oldest Jewish music store in the U.S. As a retailer/distributor, they have extensive and in-depth selections of Jewish Music available and are the exclusive distributor for various European labels looking for distribution of their Jewish titles. Phone: (323) 655-7083
Hatikvah Music Int., 436 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, Ca., 90036
Hed-Arzi Record Company
Hebrew and English website of the Israeli recording company with information on their artists and how to obtain recordings. This website is so hip and busy, it's hard to read, but may be worth the wading to many Israeli pop music fans.
An Informal Mickey Katz Discography
A brief discography about the recordings of Mickey Katz with links to contemporary musicians who keep the music alive.
A German site for obtaining recordings of Israeli music with sound bites online in Real Audio.
Israel Media offers a large selection of Israeli and Jewish multimedia products: music, software, videos and DVDs, for institutions and private customers, retail and wholesale. They have Judaic Studies Software, Jewish Educational resources, Jewish Clipart and computer programs for learning Hebrew on CD-Rom, for children and adults. They sell a complete line of Israeli films (both DVD and VHS), historical documentaries, rare Yiddish movies and music, and more. The music selections encompass cantorial, Sephardic, traditional, popular and general Israeli/Jewish music. Israel Media are worldwide distributors of the complete line of the award winning Davka software. Order and buy online at their secure website. They ship worldwide, with no mailing fee.
Online record shop for Israeli artists. Includes pop, rock, hip-hop, classical, 'oriental', children,and trance, punk and Turkish, Ladino and more. Includes CDs, DVD and CD-ROM. Artists lists and subject make finding selections easy. Lots of good clips.
Israel Store/Israel Music
Offerings online for recordings for sale in a variety of including songs for children, various Jewish ethnic groups, Yiddish and Israeli music.
Israel Visit: Shopping Israel--Music
Links to new music websites in Israel. Mostly advertisements for obtaining recordings of various musicians.
A joint Dutch/Israeli shop located in Amsterdam that includes chassidic, Israeli, Jewish and folk music. It contains a section on the Eurovision contest and you can obtain recordings for every Israeli entry since 1973. Also includes sections for Trance style and Metal musics, videos.Provides access to purchasing Jewish music to a non-Israeli audience. "From the main page (and from actually any other page), you can access seven music categories. CD's are arranged alphabetically, by the artist's last name ...Using the search engine - You can search for your favorite artist..." Website information includes hours and directions.
Israelism, Vijzelgracht 61, 1017HP, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Tel: +31-20-420-9330. Fax: +31-20-420-9322. contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerusalem Music Centre
Primarily a performance venue for classical music, the Jerusalem Music Centre has several ongoing projects that include audio productions with Israeli composers as well as performers, and some music specifically on Jewish themes. Look under their "productions" section of the website for information on the contents of these CDs.
An online ordering house that specializes in traditional, Chassidic and religious music from a variety of Israeli CD producers. Uses a "secure online ordering", according to the website.
Jewish Music Distribution
Jewish Music Distribution, with help from Noa Lachman, has an extensive catalogue of recordings in cd and cassette tape formats as well as sheet music. Their catalogue covers contemporary, klezmer, classical Jewish, Yiddish, religious, Israeli, holiday, Russian, Ladino and so on. They have unique and extensive numbers of materials by British Jewish artists, composers and performing groups. Especially nice is the number of materials for easy piano and other instrumental arrangements for children to become exposed to this music.
Jewish Music Distribution
PO Box 67
Hailsham BN27 4UW
Free phone: 0800 7811 686
Tel/Fax: (44) 01323 832 863
Jewish Music Store
Lists Jewish music by category including children, toddler, lullabies and contemporary among other more common categories, such as Israeli, klezmer and holiday.
Jewish Music Tapes and CD-ROMS
An online catalog of musical recordings can allow purchases through this website. Prices are listed. Many Orthodox CD's are listed, including children's music.
Kiddie Gifts from Israel
Commercial website that has lots of Israeli children's music for sale of all types. CDs, DVDs and tapes are all for sale. The websit is in English.
The Knitting Factory
Knitting Factory Records list music of the Jewish alternative movement, including such artists as Pharoah's Daughter, Frank London and Hasidic New Wave.
A Judaica store located in Brookline, MA that carries a selection of Jewish music CD's as well as other gifts, ketubot and books. It currently offers ordering through its website.
Helen Chuckrow has published a casette of selections of biblical cantillation. She is active in Briarcliff Manor, NY
Magda Ethnic and World Music
Magda is a small label, whose "existence is based on the welcome possibility of Jews and Arabs of the region coming together in peace. The label's aim is to combine the musical expression of different cultures in this same geographical sphere." Performers such as the Israeli Andalusian Orchestra, Yair Dalal and the East West Ensemble are represented. Website features Hebrew and English, new releases, a catalog and ordering information. http://www.magda.co.il/
Mostly Music: The Heart of Jewish Music
The Jewish Music Network, now a large website for selling Jewish recordings, videos and films, has a vast array of material available online of all genres.
Mickey Katz: The Great American Big Bands
This website gives bio information about Mickey Katz, has a couple of photos, and provides a discography with a the list of plays with LP labels and numbers. The webmaster is Murray L. Pfeffer.
Classical music distributor. some Jewish titles.
NMCity is a record company in Israel. The website provides multimedia access to a wide range of genres in Israeli music.
Ohradio is a music website sponsored by IsraelVisit. Ohradio is a new Jerusalem-based producer of music CD's and audio dramas. The first two releases are The Mysterious Golem of Prague, a full length audio drama, starring Leonard Nimoy (Startrek's Mr. Spock), and PROPHECY, Music from the Kabbalah.
Renanot Institute for Jewish Music
Renanot Institute is dedicated to rescuing music of people "whose musical traditions are being forgotten." The website includes over 300 items of Jewish music and over 3,000 songs and poems and is sponsored by Shema Yisrael Torah Network. It is located at the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel. The Institute houses a collection of Jewish musical instruments from various traditions. The website provides access to a catalogue for information about and purchase of scores and cassettes for Jewish liturgy in Ashkenaz, Sepharad, Moroccan and Yemenite traditions including the Shabbat and festival liturgies, the parashat havshavua and even entire the cantillation of the entire Torah.
Rokdim: Center for Instructor and Dancer
An exciting site that includes all sorts of information on obtaining music for Israeli dancing.Very comprehensive. Based at: 10 Ha'arba'a Street,Tel-Aviv 64739 Israel.Tel: 972-3-5620447.Fax: 972-3-5613651. email@example.com
Rosenblum's World of Judaica (All Judaica.com)
To order music online, made easy. Subject categories for various types of music. Some review comments on some CDs.
Sifrutake: Israeli Culture Center in America
With stores in Brooklyn and Queens, this online website gives only the 800 number to call for ordering. They list Israeli CD's, books, videos, games and software. 1-800-737-8853. Also try 718-382-9128 for local phone calls. There is a parallel Hebrew site, and some pages are only in Hebrew.
This commercial site contains brief biographical sketches of recording artist, including some classical musicians who are Jewish.
Sounds Write Productions
Provides information and distribution of the recordings, song books and videos of Debbie Friedman, Julie Silver, and Randee Friedman. Fans of these Jewish women songwriter/singers will find this a very convenient site. Children's music is designated by a special icon. Distributes recordings of dozens of other artists.
Tara Publications or Jewishmusic.com
The Tara Publications website. Tara Publications is both a publisher AND distributor of Jewish music of all genres. Their website includes access descriptions of scores, books and sound recordings. An extensive list of excerpts from recordings are available using Real Audio. The site includes a collection of brief biographical sketches of artists and composers of materials they are selling. Their page links to websites of active recording and performance artists and groups.
A recording for Jewish children by Stephen Melzack. The website has online samples.
Tzadik releases avant garde and experimental music, including a division labeled "radical Jewish culture", "Japan series" and "lunatic fringe." John Zorn is the creative talent organizing and producing this music. Many will be fascinated by the eclectic blend of American jazz, world music, Jewish, contemporary classical and other elements. Real Audio segments give an audio window on this world.
Yiddish Song Database
This database catalogues the Robert and Molly Freedman Archive of Jewish Music at the University of Pennsylvania Library. It contains 1720 recordings, which comprise 24886 selections.
World Tone Music
Israeli recordings distributed. 230 7th Ave. NYC. 212-691-1934.
Their email is:firstname.lastname@example.org
Zion Books-- Tapes
Orthodox music tapes for sale including Mordecai Ben David, Avraham Fried, Michoel Streicher, Shlomo Carlebach, Mindy Werdiger; Famous Cantors; Children's Choirs such as Tzalil V'Zemer and Miami Boy's Choir; and Chassidic music such as Musicali and Belz. Ordering and shipping information is on the main page.
ZC Music Group
Music distributor for new recordings of Jewish, classical and jazz music. They produce unique, new, high quality music for its recordings, both sacred and jazz and world music.