Born in Boston, Jake Sherman learned classical piano by listening to his father play Bach every morning. If not for an intervention – stumbling upon the catalog of Weird Al Yankovic – he would have followed in his father’s path or perhaps become a jazz purist. Fast forward some years and it’s clear Jake has found a way to combine his appreciation of great songwriting with his piano/organ-playing prowess. He has become a go-to musician on recordings, and tours for artists including Meshell Ndegeocello, Bilal, Emily King, Blood Orange, Benny Sings, Doyle Bramhall II, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Andrew Bird, and Nick Hakim. His most recent album, Jake Sherman Gets Sexy, is a journey through modern dating and relationships, with a point of view that is somehow both poignant and Weird Al-esque. The Museum’s Modern Jewish Sounds series welcomes Jake Sherman Dream Band to the stage of Edmond J. Safra Hall.

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Date: September 22

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Website:
https://mjhnyc.org/events/modern-jewish-sounds-concert-jake-sherman/

Venue

Museum of Jewish Heritage

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