Breaking The Lines: Shlomi Shaban meets Dory Manor
Artists and poets meet at Zappa Jerusalem (Israel)
Three leading poets meet with three renowned performing artists for an inspiring evening of creative exploration through the powerful connection between poetry, comedy and music.
Duration: 70 minutes
What makes a good musical setting for a poem? Are there melodies that missed the mark of the poet’s intent? Who needs poets in a world of singer-songwriters? Musician extraordinaire Shlomi Shaban and poet Dory Manor will discuss the thin line between songwriting and composition.
Featuring Shaban’s interpretations of Jacques Brel’s “Don’t Leave Me” (translated by Manor), Leonard Cohen, Georges Brassens, Bob Dylan, Meir Ariel, David Avidan, Dahlia Ravikovitch, and Nathan Zach.