Andy Frasco, Lotus’ Mike Greenfield and Ross James are the latest additions to the series of High Holiday services that will be held at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl this month. The musically-driven events will take place on Sept. 18 (7:30 p.m., First Night Rosh Hashanah), Sept. 19 (10 a.m., Rosh Hashanah), Sept. 27. (7 p.m., Kol Nidre) and Sept. 28 (10 a.m. Yom Kippur), without an audience president.
In addition, Armo–an Antibalas and Dap-Kings offshoot–will play a special set of live music, which will be streamed from the Bowl without an audience this Saturday afternoon at approximately 12:15 p.m. as part of the festivities. The performance will be preceded by a discussion between Antibalas singer Amayo and Ariella Greenfield. In addition, at around 9:15 p.m. Friday, Stuart Bogie will lead a clarinet-inspired jam session at the venue.
All four offerings will be led by Rabbi Daniel Brenner and trumpeter and Antibalas trumpeter Jordan McLean and will be livestreamed for free on FANS.
A variety of musical guests from the Jewish and secular world will appear throughout the suite of services, both live and through unique pre-recorded performances, including: Jeremiah Lockwood, Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Reid Genauer (Strangefolk), Alex Bleeker (Real Estate), Stuart Bogie (Antibalas/Arcade Fire), Dan Lebowitz (ALO), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Dave Harrington (Darkside), Adam Roberts, Eric Krasno, Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), Brian Rosenworcel (Guster), Cheme, Bryan Grone, Aaron Diskin (Golem), Anthony Russell and Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs). Each service will also traditional prayers, a guided mediation and instrumental offerings from a number of noted New York jazz players. Learn more at FANS.com.