AWARD WINNING Recording artist Rabbi Shawn takes you through a complete musical spiritual experience for awakening to the day. Inspiring folk-rock-Jewish world music journey through melodies of the Old World East and the New World West.
Shawn Zevit, (www.rabbizevit.com) originally from Winnipeg and Toronto, Canada, now resides in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He has been a singer, songwriter, actor, perfomer and liturgist for over 25 years- performing concerts, interactive music and theater events, and weaving song into a variety of performance, teaching and consulting venues around North America and the world. He is also an author, playwright, poet and spiritual leader. He is also a founding member since 1995 of the musical group "Shabbat Unplugged".
Shawn's music draws on many styles from folk to indie rock to traditional Jewish music to rhythm and blues and beyond. "Morning I Will Seek You" takes you through the world of prayer, longing and a celebration of life, using universal themes with a contemporary interpretation and sound. Many of the songs have found their way into worship services across North America and are performed by other singers and musicians.
This CD has been recorded as a spiritual journey- one that one could focus on particular prayers for specific times or listen to in its entirety for a complete experiential entry into your day. You are encouraged to find a comfortable position in which to sit, stand or move as you are inspired to. You may also choose to play this in a group or community and sing along with the prayer book of your choice. The recording is intentionally under an hour to allow you time to pray, dance, sing, stretch, etc. as you head off into your day!
"Morning I Will Seek You" features compositions, vocals and instrumental contributions from new and established liturgists/composers/performers including: Juliet Spitzer, Rabbi Margot Stein, Rabbi Rayzel Raphael, Rabbi Jamie Arnold, Rabbi Jarah Greenfield, Rabbi Marcia Prager, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, and Hazzan Jack Kessler!
Once you have welcomed this CD into your home- you will find yourself returning to it again and again for inspiration and reflection, to move and dance, sing along and celebrate life!
Across time and space
Your Glory Shines
Also available by Shawn Zevit
“Heart and Soul” (1998) www.cdbaby.com/zevit1
“Sanctuary” (2005) www.cdbaby.com/zevit2
"Generations" (2006) www.cdbaby.com/zevit3
For information about Shawn's book "Offerings of the Heart" and other articles see www.rabbizevit.com
10% of CD sales go money allocated to support the causes of social and environmental justice in the world.