Local rabbi's 'Acoustic Blessings' debut concert set for Sunday


Rabbi Larry Milder, who has earned a national following among fans of new Jewish music for his whimsical ballads and flat-picking guitar style, will debut his album "Acoustic Blessings" at a CD Release Concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, where he is rabbi.

"I wanted to create a body of music that was joyful, contemplative and fit organically with the spiritual flow of worship," Milder said.

The release will include the other musicians on the CD: fiddler/mandolinist Joe Craven, who has played with Jerry Garcia and the David Grisman Quintet; guitarist/keyboardist Dave Nachmanoff, lead guitarist for Al Stewart; and acoustic bassist Bill Dakin.

Tickets are $18, and may be purchased online at For more information, call 931-1055.


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Posted by Deborah
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 9, 2018 at 1:01 am

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I am so looking forward to this Debut of the rabbi's CD on Sunday night. I'm sure the music will be beautiful, spiritual and uplifting, and that everyone in the community who attends the concert will be delighted by the performance.

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