For Heaven's Sake
'Ruby Harris is the greatest musician in Jewish music today' -- National Chairman, NCSY/HASC Producer Recording Star Soloist with Sun Records Rhythm Section Rockabilly Legends, Ruby has just returned from a successful concert tour of all 5(!) New York boroughs, including a sold out concert at BB Kings on Times Square, also featuring Blue Fringe, The Moshav Band, and Soulfarm. The Ruby Harris Band is available for concerts in your neighborhood, just contact them at the info at the bottom of this illuminated manuscript. A virtuoso of Jewish music... Ruby Harris 'The King of the Blues and Klezmer Violin' His latest CD 'Almost Home' has 3 Grammy winners. Ruby Harris is "one of the Fathers of Jewish Rock" Original Star of the band that invented Jewish Rock and one of the first of the Klezmer Revival bands, The Diaspora Yeshiva Band. Voted 'Entertainer of the Year' by Wild Chicago Star performer at the Greater Chicago Jewish Folk Arts Festival, the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, and the Catskills Jewish Music Festival, he's an annual fixture at the Chicago Blues Festival, and he played for a million people at Chicago's Navy Pier on the Fourth of July, Ruby Harris has performed at sold-out concerts at The Metropolitan Opera House, the HASC concerts at Lincoln Center in New York, and at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and BB Kings on Times Square. He has performed before President Clinton, at The Democratic Convention, for MTV and CBS Records, before Prime Ministers, Mayors, & people like you. Ruby has toured, recorded with, and davened with a very close friend of his, the father of modern Jewish music, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, plus he has performed with most of today's biggest names in Jewish music: Mordechai Ben David, Avraham Fried, Yisroel Lamm, Ben Zion Shenker, Baruch Chait, Piamenta, Wald, Wiliger, Dachs, Ding, Dedi, Dudu, Dov Levine, Shlomo Simcha, Uncle Moishy, Shlock Rock, Blue Fringe, The Moshav Band, and Eli Gerstner. He is also the only Jewish music performer that is flown in to New York and around the world by Shelly Lang, Negina, Neshoma and other top N.Y. bands. Klezmer! He has performed with members of Yitzchak Permans Klezmer band, the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Andy Statman, The Klezmatics, Jazmer, The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, and Soulfarm. Blues! He has recently opened up shows for Ray Charles, Maria Muldaur, James Cotton, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Honeyboy Edwards, Little Feat, The Marshall Tucker Band, Mr. Blotto, The Big Wu, Hot Tuna, and Leftover Salmon. Legend! Ruby has performed in concert with Buddy Miles, Dave Mason, Peter Yarrow, David Bromberg, Irene Stoneman, Junior Wells, Pinetop Perkins, Lester Maddog Davenport, Little Mack Simmons, Elmore James Jr., Shirley King, Billy Boy Arnold, Billy Branch, Sammy Fender, Fruteland Jackson, Cornmeal, and members of Lynard Skynard, Anthrax, the Chieftans, the Bothy Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, plus the Jefferson Airplane & Grateful Dead. And he is engaged prolifically in numerous recording sessions.