Rick Recht's highly anticipated 2009 CD release Simply Shabbat features a brand new collection of original Shabbat melodies that have become very popular with fans from coast to coast through Recht's "Shabbat Alive" services over the last two years. Simply Shabbat includes the new hit versions of L'cha Dodi, Or Chadash, Holy Holy Holy, Oseh Shalom, and Or Zarua. Simply Shabbat is simply Rick Recht at his very best!
The CD also features an access code that allows online access to free bonus materials including videos, alternate acoustic mixes, and sheet music of the songs from the album.
Knockin Holes in The Darkness is Rick Recht's brand new CD recorded live at Hope Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee in April, 2007. It captures the explosive energy of Recht's Tear Down the Walls' multi-cultural, interfaith production, and features Memphis' top gospel and R&B soloists and faith community choirs. With messages of acceptance, faith, respect, brotherhood, and mutual understanding, these eleven live tracks showcase Rick and his incredible band at their best, building community through the power of music. Knockin' Holes in the Darkness also contains three studio bonus tracks, including the new single, "Knockin' Holes in the Darkness," featuring Memphis singing powerhouse, Karen Brown. As a special bonus, an insert in the Knockin' CD provides an internet passcode to access exclusive live concert video footage from the Knockin' Holes in the Darkness concert.
High energy rock, soft ballads, poignant lyrics, memorable melodies, and state of the art recording are all present in Tear Down the Walls by dynamic performer Rick Recht. Lyrics of these 10 original songs in English and Hebrew are centered around themes of social justice and dismantling racism. This recording is part of an initiative jointly launched by Rick and the Anti-Defamation League to educate teens and families about racism, discrimination, and prejudice with the goal of creating a safer and more welcoming environment for all people. This electrifying album excites the mind and heart with ideas and music!
SHABBAT ALIVE! LIVE recorded on May 6, 2005 at United Hebrew Congregation in St. Louis, captures the passion and excitement so many have come to associate with Rick Recht and his unique Shabbat Alive service. The recording features Rick with dozens of singing kids, teens, adults, musicians, and the voices of over 1000 congregants from the St. Louis Jewish community celebrating Shabbat with the music of Rick Recht, Craig Taubman, Debbie Friedman, Julie Silver, Dan Nichols, and more! For the last several years, this service has transformed congregations from coast to coast, providing a beautifully spiritual and interactive contemporary Shabbat setting cherished by all generations. Rick is renowned for his powerfully charismatic and inclusive style, weaving a new sense of purpose and meaning into the Shabbat experience with his original, contagiously melodic compositions and contemporary interpretations of traditional Jewish melodies.
Many diverse voices join together with Recht's dynamic vocals to create the beautiful sense of presence and celebration so apparent in this Shabbat service.
CD: $12.97 from CD Baby What Feels So Right from Rick Recht is a coming together of Rick's extraordinary gift for creating pop,
hook-laden, meaningful music with his Jewish sensibility. These 11 English songs explore a very personal side of this talented composer and vocalist
whose music resonates with teens and adults equally. Human, warm, honest, and incredibly tuneful, Rick's songs stay in your mind
The Hope, the long awaited live CD from Rick Recht and his band, is jam-packed with the energy and melodies that have made his live concerts hugely successful and incredibly fun! This 14 song collection includes Rick's hit single, The Hope, an anthem for Israel, along with medleys of several original Recht favorites and contemporary Jewish and secular hit songs. Recorded at concerts across the country in the summer of 2003, this album captures dynamic youth audiences interacting with Rick and the band. If you have seen Rick and his phenomenal band in concert, you understand why he is known as one of the top touring performers in Jewish music today. Get ready for an amazing experience!
Everyone is talking about Rick Recht, a leading force in the contemporary Jewish music scene. For several years Rick has been touring nationwide, playing at clubs and colleges, entertaining thousands with his positive, organic, groove-oriented rock. After releasing two critically acclaimed secular albums, Rick has returned to his Jewish roots with TOV, highlighting his prolific lyrical and melodic songwriting with his sensitive vocal performances, complimented by a backup chorus of BBYO, NFTY, and USY youth singers. You will enjoy all 15 Hebrew and English selections, including: Shalom Baolam, Anachnu M'vorachim, You Will Love, Suka, Im Ayn Ani Li Mi Li, Al Shlosha, Y'varech'cha, B'yachad.
Heads up Rick Recht fans everywhere! Introducing his second songbook volume, containing 144 pages of fully notated music, harmonies, vocal lines, guitar chords, and chord charts. Musical selections from the CDs THE HOPE, TOV, and FREE TO BE THE JEW IN ME are available in this 32 song collection, along with well loved stories and skits from the children?ˆ™s album. By popular demand this book also has a separate lyric and chord section, useful for song leaders and beginning musicians.
Musical selections from Rick Recht's top-selling CD, SHABBAT ALIVE! have quickly become standards in synagogues, youth groups, camps, and Jewish communities across the United States and abroad. This beautiful 16-song collection includes 76 pages of fully notated music, harmonies, vocal lines, and guitar chord diagrams, with a special section just for lyrics and chords. The SHABBAT ALIVE! SONGBOOK is a must for students, teachers, and song leaders!
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When Peter & Ellen enter your home through this recording you are guaranteed a delightful Shabbat experience filled with fun, engaging, contemplative, and educational songs! These 16 easy to learn original English and Hebrew songs will add a new dimension to the spirituality of your home and worship experiences. You may find yourself tapping your toes, moving to the beat of diverse rhythms, or resting calmly as the feeling of Sabbath peace surrounds you.
The incredible spirit and creativity of Shabbat worship music is reflected in Shabbat Anthology Volume III. The latest volume of this popular series features more new compositions by favorite artists and composers, new settings of liturgical classics, and a beautiful CD that will be a welcome addition to your Jewish music collection.
Shabbat Anthology Volume III includes classic liturgical works from a veritable Who’s Who of contemporary composers: Erik Contzius, Doug Cotler, Meir Finkelstein, Eliot Glaser, Bradley Hyman, Michael Isaacson, Max Janowski, Robin Anne Joseph, Neal Katz, Jeff Klepper, Avi Maslo, Steve Meltzer, Mary Jane Newman, Michael Hunter Ochs, Marshall Portnoy, Sam Radwine, Emanuel Rosenberg, Davis Schiff, Rebecca Schwartz, Leon Sher, Bonia Shur, Craig Taubman, Matthew Van Brink, Hans Wurman, Sol Zim and more. Several traditional and “folk” pieces are also included.
Continuing the Shabbat Anthology standard, the latest installment is a must-have for those looking to add something new to their worship. Includes CD with all 30 songs, featuring performances by the original artists, as well as an all-star lineup of wonderful cantorial voices.