The Upbeat music interview show with Peretz Eichler our guest today is the Composer and singer Yossi Green .
ossi Green (born in Tel Aviv, Israel) is a composer of Jewish music. His
works include some major hits of the Jewish industry. He wrote his
first international hit song for Yigal Calek and the London School of
Jewish Song in 1973.
He has composed over 200 songs on over 120 CDs.
Most of his lyrics are drawn from primary Jewish texts (Torah, Midrash
& Talmud) while some are drawn from other Jewish source (biographies
of famous Rabbis, such as Ramban).
Singers that he has composed for
include Avraham Fried, Dedi, Mordechai Ben David, & Yaakov Shwekey.
Green's major hits include Kol Bera'ama, Tanya, Aderaba, Daagah Minayin,
Didoh Bei, Shomati, Ve'erastich & Anovim Anovim.
His solo album,
The 8th Note, was awarded "Best Album of 2008,″ "Best Debut Album of
2008″ from Israel's Radio Kol Chai and had two songs on Kol Chai's top
10 songlist of 2008. The album was also chosen by British Airways to
feature as a world music selection from February 2011 until June 2011
through Feld Music Productions.
Green lives in Sea Gate, N.Y., with his wife Brigitte and children.