Yaakov Shwekey


Yaakov Shwekey (Hebrew: יעקב שוואקי‎, born Yaakov Choueka)  is an Orthodox Jewish recording artist and musical entertainer. Through his father, he is of Egyptian and Syrian Sephardic heritage; his mother is Ashkenazi. Shwekey is a singer and his music and songs are composed by others. His albums are produced by Yochi Briskman, and distributed in the US by Aderet Music, and in Israel by JMI. Many different arrangers have arranged his albums including Moshe Laufer, Mona Rosenblum, Yanky Briskman, Leib Yaakov Rigler, and Yisroel Lamm. Until 2006 Shwekey’s primary studio was “Studio X” (run by Yochi Briskman, engineered by AJ Greenwald), today, some of his recording is done in his private home studio

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