Sid Yiddish

Expect the Unexpected

Dating In The 21st Century: Part 1

Posted by on Feb 22, 2022

Dating used to be so easy. You could ask nearly anyone out whom you thought wasn’t taken and nearly almost start a new friendship/relationship and you were well on your way to something wonderful. Sadly for me, those days are so far away that now those days have turned into weeks, months and sometimes, years. The 1990s were such good times to date. I was in my 30s, women were as plentiful...

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What I’m Not Verses What I Am

Posted by on Feb 16, 2022

 It was early afternoon on Saturday, February 12, 2022 when I walked into the Bryn Mawr Red Line transit station in Chicago. I was dressed in my red hemp coat, with multi-colored mittens, my white dog hat covering my head, a dark green duffle bag with my overnight clothes and things from the night before, plus my red Nikon camera bag, which houses my cell phone, outer battery charger gym lock...

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Throat Singing (2004-Present)

Posted by on Oct 29, 2021

The very idea of learning how to throat sing, came to me while I was taking voice and piano lessons in early spring 2004 at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago and i needed a true challenge. Throat singing was that true challenge that i needed. Over the next several months I learned not only how to navigate throat singing style but learned how to apply the results. Throat singing has...

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Torque Monks (2012)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

A serendipitous moment in time brought this trio (Sid Yiddish, Dr. Nothing & Wednesday Dalmatian) together briefly for 12 months. While the trio performed mostly in bars and festivals, its purpose mostly leaned toward modern day conspiracy idealism and free association performance. The band produced a total of three albums as a unit.

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Sid And His Minions (2010)

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

This two-man band gave one performance only during an art festival in Chicago on May 31, 2010 & was a prelude to the present day Sid Yiddish And His Candy Store Henchmen. While Sid ranted and otherwise performed, Yitn Mitn Fidl accompanied Sid on violin.

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