Posts Tagged ‘Shakers n Bakers’

ToDo ToDay: Shakers n’ Bakers, Cheick Hamala Diabaté, and Beuchert’s Saloon

The notion of melding jazz with fringe religious beliefs seems like an insufferable ethnomusicology exercise. But the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers, may offer fertile ground for musical experimentation. The Shakers’ music, composed of thousands of songs, is pretty odd: Much of it is delivered in indecipherable [...]