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Article: Album Review

Shakers n' Bakers: Heart Love

Read "Heart Love" reviewed by Mark Corroto


For most of us it is, and always has been, red states and blue states. I'm talking us vs. them, liberals and conservatives, or my ball team and yours. Same goes for music. The moldy figs vs. beboppers and later, neocons vs. avant-gardists. Yet, some musicians like Albert Ayler, as a radical departure from the norm, ...

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Shakers N' Bakers: Yearning for Zion

Read "Yearning for Zion" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


C'è una copertina che sembra presa pari pari da un album degli AC/DC. C'è una setta religiosa dai principi utopistici fondata alla fine del 1700 e rappresentata ai giorni nostri da una piccola comunità nel Maine. C'è la presenza austera delle composizioni di Gyorgy Ligeti e di Arvo Part che si contamina con le visioni sonore ...

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Shakers n' Bakers

Label: Little (i) Music
Released: 2008

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Article: Album Review

Shakers N' Bakers: YFZ (Yearning For Zion)

Read "YFZ (Yearning For Zion)" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Sometimes odd matches promise the most perfect couplings. Such is the case with the second release of the New York-based improvising ensemble, Shakers N' Bakers. They succeed beautifully with inspired interpretations of 19th century spiritual vision songs by the radical Utopian religion community known as the Shakers. The ensemble transfers the original texts through the musical ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Firehouse 12 to Present Shakers N' Bakers October 10th

Firehouse 12 to Present Shakers N' Bakers October 10th

On Friday, October 10th, New Haven's Firehouse 12 will present a two-set performance by Shakers n' Bakers, an improvising ensemble of New York jazz scene veterans created to reinterpret original 19th century music discovered in the archives of the Shaker religious community. The band, featuring vocalists Mary LaRose and Miles Griffith, multi-instrumentalist Jeff Lederer, keyboardist Jame ...


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