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City, Inc. and
Society at the
Founded in 1986, the
Shaking Ray Levi Society is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit arts
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The mission of the Shaking Ray Levi Society is to nurture and support
music, film, and performance art that is challenging, non-traditional,
and falls outside the mainstream, in order to help nourish the cultural
growth of Chattanooga.
This is done by sponsoring shows by artists recognized on a national and
international level, supporting original work by area musicians and
filmmakers, and engaging the community through workshops and educational
"Only in our country are our children not receiving the benefits of the
dynamic energies taking place in our culture and in the heritage of our
culture and so, the work of the Shaking Ray Levi Society in my
opinion is very important because they are seeking to provide
an alternative to the marketplace dynamics." - composer, saxophonist and
MacArthur fellowship recipient Anthony Braxton (video)
"SRLS is a very sound organization that has made a strong contribution
to Chattanooga over the years" - Dr.
Thomas Wolf, WolfBrown
|MP3 & VIDEO:
Ray Levis with Rev. Howard Finster (1987)
on heaven.MP3 (2.63 MB)
Dennis Palmer: moog synthesizer, eh-16
second delay, casio sk-1
Howard Finster: voice
Ray Levis' Little Rock Act (1995)
[Heart of the Sunrise] (7.4 MB)
Recorded in real-time on a panasonic home
cassette deck. Chattanooga, TN.
bob stagner: alesis d4 electro-drums
kenny palmer: bass
dennis palmer: su-10 sampler, korg
707 synthesizer, eh-16 delay, voice
Ray Levis - From False Prophets or
Dang Good Guessers (1993)
For My Size (1.9 MB)
From the SRL's first CD, which was also
the first recording of music by American artists to be
released on England's Incus
|Video: (all clips require the free
Jarrod Whaley Programme (2006)
Jarrod Whaley Programme
is a short comic documentary on the Shaking
Ray Levi Society, Derek
Bailey, folk artist Rev.
Howard Finster, and their respective roles
in 1987's FAH-SAH-LAH-CAH-LOH Festival at
Gardens in Pennville, GA. A
co-production of Oak
Street Films, The Shaking Ray Levi Society,
Records, produced for inclusion on a
forthcoming Incus Records DVD of Derek Bailey's
performance at the festival in 1987.
An animated film by Judith Mogul.
A co-production of Studio
Arts and the SRLS.
- June 15th, 2006 at Chattanooga Theatre Centre
For more information, please visit anti-arktikos.com
Is Blessed (2005)
An documentary film by Chris
Barrett. A co-production of Tutto
Buono and the SRLS.
more information or to order a DVD, please visit hewhoisblessed.com
A silent film by Jarrod Whaley. A
co-production of Oak
Street Films and the SRLS.
more information, please visit oakstreetfilms.com