When I heard the news of Reb Ben Zion Shenker’s passing, it became clear to me why the interview from a most inspiring day I spent with the legendary composer and singer back in 2006 was still sitting in my personal archives. Reb Ben Zion was a young 82 then, his fingers dexterously flitting over the piano keys in his cozy Flatbush living room. A harmony of enchanted notes filled the house, accompanied by that distinctive name-brand voice, expressive, stirring, and pleading.