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Jeff Lederer's Shakers N' Bakers "heart Love" at The Falcon

Posted by Sally Lynch on May 7, 2018


The Falcon
1348 Rte 9w
Marlboro, NY


Sun, May 27, 2018
8:00 pm

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Jeff Lederer
saxophone, tenor
Mary LaRose
voice / vocals
Miles Griffith
voice / vocals
Joe Fiedler
Lisa Parrott


With their third release “Heart Love” the Shakers n’ Bakers explore the Shaker “Vision Songs” with the rarely heard repertoire of pop songs by "FreeJazz" icon, Albert Ayler. The opening words of this recording have not been uttered since the mid-19th century and speak to the power of revelation of the divine through human expression that connects the Shakers and Albert.

The Shakers n’ Bakers perform reinterpretations of Shaker “Vision” songs, received in states of inspiration by young women of the Shaker religious communities between 1837 and 1850.

Led by saxophonist, Jeff Lederer, who transcribed many of these songs from manuscripts found in Shaker archives, the group reimagines them in forms crossing the boundaries of free jazz, minimalism, calypso and pop...

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