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    Ayelet's first release on Tzadik Records, circa 2006, featuring her song cycle based on erotic biblical poetry from the Song of Songs.

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Sample track 02:36


Mayim Rabim, translated as Great Waters, is an evocative song cycle based on texts from the erotic Biblical love poem Song of Songs, composed by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb.

Ayelet's music is a passionate blend of jazz, Middle-eastern rhythms and improvisations drawing inspiration from the likes of Oum Kalthoum, Betty Carter and Ornette Coleman, as well as the Jewish traditions of Sephardic music and Klezmer


released June 27, 2006

Ayelet Rose Gottlieb: Voice
Michael Gottlieb: Voice
Michal Cohen: Background Vocals
Deanna Neil: Background Vocals
Rufus Cappadocia: Cello
Anat Fort: Piano
Take Toriyama: Drums, Percussion
Michael Winograd: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet

Special Guest
Galeet Dardashti: Persian Trope

All music writen by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb
Producer: Ayelet Rose Gottlieb
Executive Producer: John Zorn
Associate Producer: Kazunori Sugiyama
Released on Tzadik Records, 2006

Recorded and mixed by Paul Wickliff at Skyline Productions Studios, NJ
Mastered by Scott Hull

Photos by Robbin Valentine
Design by Chippy
Video by Renate Aller
Video Editing by Tamar Singer


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Ayelet Rose Gottlieb איילת רוז גוטליב Montreal, Québec

Jerusalem-born, Montreal-based composer and vocalist Ayelet Rose Gottlieb is an explorer of sound and seeker of musical adventures. Singing in Hebrew, English and wordlessly, Ayelet “blends Mid­dle-East­ern trad­itions with wide-open ab­strac­tions” (the Vancouver Sun.) ... more

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