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  • Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Bonus item - MP4 video of the band with guest fiddler Jonathan Keren, from the launch concert of the CD in Tel Aviv, February 2013.
    Three reels: Eric and the angels (Jeremiah McLane), Da Sneck O' Da Smaalie/Doon Fae Nort (Chris Stout & Kevin Henderson).

     ₪40 ILS  or more


  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Black Velvet's new CD + a 10 track bonus live CD featuring guest musicians John McSherry, Emer Mayock & Máire Breatnach, in a 2CD digipack.

    הדיסק החדש של קטיפה שחורה, בתוספת דיסק בונוס עם 10 קטעים שהוקלטו בהופעות עם נגנים אירים אורחים - ג'ון מק'שרי, אימר מיוק ומוירה ברנראק.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Black Velvet II via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days

     ₪50 ILS or more




Black Velvet's long awaited second CD was recorded between 2004 and 2010 by members of the various line ups of the band, and with the aid of a few guest musicians.

הדיסק השני של קטיפה שחורה הוקלט בין השנים 2004 ל 2010 על ידי חברים שונים של הלהקה בשנים הללו, ובעזרת כמה נגנים אורחים.


released February 22, 2013

Jonathan Keren – fiddle (1,2,3c,4,5,6,8,9,10), mandolin (1,10b) , bouzouki (10a), bass (10b)
Shani Kombelis – flute (2b,3,4,5bc,6,8,9bc)
Ehud Nathan – bouzouki (1-9), mandolin (6a,10a), bodhrán (2,3,4,5,7,8), whistles (4,8).
Itay Abramovitz – keyboards (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8bc), melodica (7), vocals (7)
Nitzan Shachar – bodhrán (1,4,5c,6,9), djembe (2,4,8), udu (6), bongos (1), shakers (1,6,10)

Michael Greilsammer – fiddle (3), lead vocals (7)
Dina Lurie – fiddle (3c,7), viola (7)
Eti Abramovitz – flute (2a,5a,7), vocals (7)
Philip Khripkov – flute (9a)
Vitaly Podolsky – accordion (8,9)
Tal Babitzky - keyboards (8a,9)
Nadav Gaiman – cajon, percussion (4,7)

Guest musicians:
John McSherry – pipes (1,4), low whistle (1)
Erez Monk – tabla, daf, tambourine (8)
Gaya Nathan – cello (8,10)

Arranged by Ehud Nathan (2,3,5,7,8),
Ehud Nathan and Jonathan Keren (1,4,6,9,10)

Produced by Ehud Nathan
Recorded by Ariel Ashkenazi at Neto Sound Studio –
Mixed by Ariel Ashkenazi and Ehud Nathan at Neto Sound Studio
Preliminary recording by Amiram Lukach
Additional recording - Itay Abramovitz, Uniton Studio –
Nitzan Shachar’s studio
Mastered by Itzik Philiba at Masterdisk –
Photography – Shay Samia –



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Black Velvet - קטיפה שחורה Israel

Black Velvet is Israel's premier Irish/Celtic band. The band plays a unique combination of traditional and self composed music and creates a rich, complex and highly enjoyable sound.

Mai Choma – fiddle
Philip Khripkov – flute, whistles
Eti Abramovitz – flute, melodica, percussion, vocals
Ehud Nathan - bouzouki, mandolin
Yaron Eigenstein – keyboards, vocals
Nadav Rogel – bodhrán, percussion
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