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Shakers N' Bakers at Quinn's

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Quinn's
330 Main St.
Beacon, NY
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Thu, April 27, 2017
8:00 pm

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The band is: Jeff Lederer (reeds,harmonium), Mary LaRose/Miles Griffith (voice), Jamie Saft (keyboards), Chris Lightcap (bass), Allison Miller (drums). btw, here's a blurb for you: The "Shakers n' Bakers" are a group that was formed in 2005 to perform the "Vision Songs" of the Shaker religious sect, songs that were received in trance by young women of the Shaker religious sect during the years 1837-50. These songs are highly individual and the lyrics are often written in languages of inspiration rather than English and the group's unique performances re-imagine these songs in the context of free jazz, minimalism and Pop Anthems. The group has recorded two CD's and performed at many of the significant historical Shaker sites, as well as performing at the World Festival of Sacred Music. This year a new Shakers n' Bakers recording will highlight the connections between this body of ecstatic Spiritual music and the music of free jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler, focusing on the songs Albert did in collaboration with Mary Maria Parks on his last recordings, including the iconic "New Grass" record....

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James Keepnews uploaded this event on April 6, 2017

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