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President COVID - JPB Song Parody 

"President COVID" is available NOW for streaming on youtube! 

This will likely be my last political parody song for some time! 

I know we all look at things through a different lens. But if you like the project, and feel similarly, please feel free to SHARE -- especially with people who can VOTE in the USA. 

Thank you for watching. Here's to the future -- and to other projects too!

Pandemic, Plans and Purpose 

My Dear Fans and Friends,

During this time of uncertainty, I am dealing with my own additional uncertainty, as my parents tackle health challenges. As their loving son, I am their by their side.

Musically, I am quieter than usual. However, I am working on new songs in the silence, and am excited to share them with you soon.

Thank you for your support, your love, and for always making me feel welcome.

Take good care of yourselves and of team human.

As far as my music, I promise...the best is yet to come!

Love,

JPB

Remembering Michael Jackson 

Today is the 10th anniversary of the passing of the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson. I loved Michael and had the amazing opportunity to meet him twice. I mourn the loss of a great American artist and humanitarian. 

When I think of Michael Jackson, I don't only think about arguably the greatest entertainer who has ever lived. I also think about the humanitarian who contributed an estimated $300 million dollars to charities, and who, when on tour, would often visit as many children's hospitals as he gave performances. Michael's commitment to people and the planet, as well as his music, inspire me to this day. 

If you want to be a little sad, but also smile, please take a look at this live in studio performance from me 10 years ago:

"Tweetin' Donald" Music Video Update 

The "Tweetin' Donald" music video short is 95% complete, and it looks fantastic.

The track is blistering, with amazing guitar work, and I'm really happy with the vocals as well. Our puppeteers did the most fantastic job, and the song and video really sparkle! The director, Ben Bogard, and I are working on the final cut and release date! More updates very soon! It is not too late to contribute and help produce this project. If you would like to be a backer, or have a question about this, please reply to this email me and say "I want to help make 'Tweetin' Donald' a reality!" I promise you... THE BEST IS YET TO COME!

This with Love! JPB

"Tweetin' Donald" - Making Music Videos Great Again 

I'm very excited to share with you my newest project: "Tweetin' Donald" It’s a parody of the song "Rockin' Robin" that takes a comedic yet poignant look at our time so far with 45...with puppets! 

The puppets are currently in production, the song is sounding great, the shoot is scheduled, and we have a fantastic creative team.

Please click here to see our indiegogo fan funding campaign! SUPPORT AND SHARE! Thank you.

- JPB

Jeffrey Enters the NPR Tiny Desk Contest 

NPR's Tiny Desk features intimate performances, recorded at the desk of "All Songs Considered" host Bob Boilen. This contest, for performing songwriters, asks the songwriter to perform in front of a desk. This is Jeffrey's video: "The Guy You Pass By," recorded at a desk in a hotel room. We hope you love it. Feel free to like it, and share it.


To support the song/video, here's what to do: 

1. Share the video on Facebook by clicking here (and then posting on facebook): http://bit.do/jpbnpr 
2. Subscribe to the youtube page by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/user/jeffreypaulbobrick?sub_confirmation 

Thank you for your support!

Autumn Update 

Dear Fans!

I appreciate all your support of my music and work, whether it's sharing my Chanukah video, LIKEing my Facebook page, or commenting on one of my youtube videos.

Right now, I continue to work on co-writing a new musical. It's fun, funny, edgy, a bit corny, and I hope you'll love it!

I'm also working on a marriage equality anthem and music video, to be released in 2016!

You'll definitely be hearing more from me in the future. "You ain't seen nothing yet!"

- JPB

"Sacred" - YouTube - Live Performance 

I have fans all over the world, but I haven't performed all over the world...yet! One of the things that is amazing about the internet is that we can reach people so far away. With Valentine's Day approaching here in the US, I wanted to share with my fans a live performance from Los Angeles of my song "Sacred." It's a stripped down version, just a keyboard, a voice and a guitar. I hope you really like it, and treasure your loved ones, this Valentine's Day, and always!
 

"I will never let anyone hurt you
I will forever care
Because you are everything I’ve ever wanted
And you’re sacred to me."
- JPB
 

SHARE "It's Chanukah!" 

It's that time of year agan! "It's Chanukah!"
Enjoy the magic, fun and whimsy of one of JPB's most beloved songs!


If you like "It's Chanukah!" here's what you can do:

* Share it on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/VSZe4u
or
* Tweet about it: http://clicktotweet.com/dUhtb
or
* Send a link to the "It's Chanukah!" web site to your friends (email is best): www.itschanukah.com

You can also buy it on iTunes or in our store!

Happy Holidays!

Backstage at Chutzpah! The Musical 

This informal picture was taken backstagefter a performance of Chutzpah! The Musical. Pictured are (left to right): writer Rainbow Geffner, actor Brittany Brook, director Deborah Geffner, actor Troy Valjean Rucker and composer Jeffrey Paul Bobrick.

Chutzpah! The Musical (Staged Reading) 

Chutzpah! The Musical (Staged Reading)
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Center for Social Innovation, 601 West 26th Street - 11th floor, New York, NY

Jeffrey is honored to have some of his music featured in Chutzpah! The Musical.

Chutzpah! is an irreverent musical comedy about a Jewish girl from Long Island who runs away from home and gets a job at a Manhattan deli. No sooner does she learn the difference between a kishka and a tuches that she discovers the deli is a front for a burlesque club run by Orthodox Jews! Will she make it as a burlesque dancer? Will she make it with the club’s DJ? Will she reconcile with her family? Or will her idea to use her father’s new polysaccharide as a tool for sexual liberation be the answer to a repressed society’s dysfunctionality? A smart and funny look at modern Jewish values and the sexual hypocrisies behind the traditions.  

Come to this benefit reading to raise funds for Camp del Corazon, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides year-round experiential opportunities for children faced with the challenges of growing up and living with heart disease.

Tickets:
Young Professional, 1 ticket to Chutzpah!: $35
Group Heart Friend Package, Includes 4 tickets for Young Professionals: $120
Fun Heart, includes a drink at the reception after the show: $50
Generous Heart, includes open bar: $125
Golden Heart Donor, Includes performance, open bar and immense gratitude: $500
Sponsor a Heart, Sponsor a camper for a week of camp: $1500

JPB Live at Grand Opening of Squirrel & the Bee 


Squirrel & The Bee, 515
Millburn Ave, Short Hills, NJ

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick is excited to be the featured performer at the Grand Opening of Squirrel & the Bee, a vegan bakery. He will be playing some originals, some covers, and will take requests!

Richmond County Fair - Acoustic Stage Performance 

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick returns to the Richmond County Fair for the second time. He will be performing a 40 minute set at the Acoustic Stage of the Richmond County Fair on Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 1pm.

The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town.

Located in the heart of Staten Island, Historic Richmond Town is a 15-minute drive from all bridges and a 30-minute ride from the Staten Island ferry on the S74 bus.

Make Music New York 2014 Performance Schedule 

This is Jeffrey Paul Bobrick's 4th time participating in MMNY and he will be performing in three live concerts throughout the day.

Make Music New York Performance #1
Saturday, June 21 @ 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
LENOX COFFEE
60 West 129th Street, New York

Make Music New York Performance #2
Saturday, June 21 @ 5:30 PM — 6:00 PM
Clinton Street and Atlantic Ave (Atlantic Avenue BID), Clinton Street and Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Make Music New York Performance #3
Saturday, June 21 @ 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
5 and Diamond Restaurant, 2072 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York

For more information, please go to the Shows Page.

JPB Live September 1 at the Richmond County Fair 

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick will be performing a 40 minute set at the Acoustic Stage of the Richmond County Fair on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 4:30pm.

The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town.

Located in the heart of Staten Island, Historic Richmond Town is a 15-minute drive from all bridges and a 30-minute ride from the Staten Island ferry on the S74 bus.

Jeffrey Paul Bobrick in Make Music New York 2013 

JPB will be performing twice in the Make Music New York festival this Friday!! Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across New York City that takes place each June 21 - the longest day of the year.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Live Performance at Walt Whitman Library in Brooklyn
Walt Whitman Brooklyn Public Library (Branch 62)
93 Saint Edwards Street, Brooklyn, NY

10pm
Sidewalk Cafe Open Mic
94 Avenue A (corner of 6th street), New York, NY
JPB will be the Host/MC for Make Music New York After Dark Open Mic at the Sidewalk Cafe. In addition to hosting, he will also be performing some of his original songs. Feel free to join him, share some songs, and have a great time.

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Words Worth Singing - A Concert - May 17, 2013 

An evening of the music of 4 talented lyricists, featuring a 20-30 minute set of music by Jeffrey Paul Bobrick! This series was created to feature emerging and established lyricists.

This event is funded by a grant and is being presented by Medicine Show Theatre. "The works are chosen to delight the mind, honor creativity, confound empty convention, encourage active compassion and present the many facets of the American experience within a global community."

When: Friday, May 17th, 2013, 8pm
Where: Medicine Show Theatre, 549 W 52nd Street - 3rd floor, New York, NY
Price: $10
All ages!

"Words Worth Singing" 

The music of Jeffrey Paul Bobrick has been selected for the Medicine Show Theatre Company's "Words Worth Singing" series. This series was created to feature emerging and established lyricists.

The works are chosen to delight the mind, honor creativity, confound empty convention, encourage active compassion and present the many facets of the American experience within a global community.

JPB is very excited to have been selected and will be performing at the Medicine Show Theatre Company in May or June. Sign onto email list to get news about Jeffrey's performances and receive a free song.