PopUp Exhibition: Jeremiah Lockwood on the Lost and Found Art of Cantorial Music

Lecture | February 22 | 12-1 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Jeremiah Lockwood’s music career began with over a decade of apprenticeship to the legendary Piedmont Blues musician Carolina Slim, playing in the subways of New York City. He also trained under his grandfather Cantor Jacob Konigsberg and performed in his choir. Jeremiah’s band, The Sway Machinery, seeks inspiration from diverse realms of experience related to the cultural geography of New York City, and has played around the world, including Montreal Jazz, Roskilde, and Festival au Desert in Timbuktu, Mali. Jeremiah also toured for years as guitarist in the popular world-beat band experience related to the cultural geography of New York City, and has played around the world, including Montreal Jazz, Roskilde, and Festival au Desert in Timbuktu, Mali. Jeremiah also toured for years as guitarist in the popular world-beat band oser Fellow. He is currently working on a PhD in Education and Jewish Studies at Stanford University.

 erik_nelson@berkeley.edu, 510-643-9425