He is the genius among his fellow artists, he set an important milestone in the history of the music of the world. Caspi has invented his own new musical language. As I sit and analyze his harmonies I find myself amazed all over again each time. The fact that he functions as the performer, arranger and conductor has formed a certain reservedness and introversion, but the truth is that he is a musical wild man. He is the one who promoted sophistication and western standards to the region.In 2005, he was voted the 91st-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis.
The trio performed both in Israel and Internationally, especially after being the 1976 entry to the Eurovision Song Contest in The Hague.
Here they are, singing one of Abq Jew's old favorites.
And speaking of the Land of Israel - Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld and Congregation Albert will be visiting next year. Just sayin'.
Shabbat Shalom, Albuquerque!
Good Shabbos, New Mexico!