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An unusual Jamie Saft release in our catalog (and Veal's!), a kid's album of original and traditional songs, recorded with wife Vanessa Saft, and featuring Rob Machold on percussion, Lonesom Bert on vocals & guitar, and Kenny Wollesen on drums.

New Raspberry Bandits
Little Birds & Big Trucks

New Raspberry Bandits: Little Birds & Big Trucks (Veal)
Label: Veal    
Released in: USA    

"New Raspberry Bandits is the new band from Vanessa and Jamie Saft featuring Vanessa's original songs for children as well as Traditionals arranged by the Safts."-Veal

"Like Bob Dylan for kids"- John Zorn

"Jamie Saft (piano, organs, analog synthesis, bass and guitar, steel guitars) is a native of Queens, New York. Since returning to New York in 1993, Saft's stylistic versatility, multi-instrumentalist capabilities, and production skills have been featured with the Beastie Boys, Bad Brains, the B-52's, Laurie Anderson, Bobby Previte, John Zorn, Dave Douglas, Jerry Granelli, Holly Palmer, Marc Ribot's Los Cubanos Postisos, Elysian Fields, Black Beatle, Antony and the Johnsons, Chocolate Genius, JoJo Mayer's Nerve, E-Z Pour Spout, Cuong Vu, Chris Speed Trio Iffy, Jane Ira Bloom, and the Groove Collective.

Saft is a mainstay of the downtown scene and a member of bands such as The Beta Popes, Whoopie Pie, Swami LatePlate, The Shakers and Bakers, Kalashnikov, Pramrod Sexena, and John Zorn's Electric Masada.

Saft was the pianist for the New York and Paris premiers of John Adams' opera "I Was Looking at the Ceiling and then I Saw the Sky" at Lincoln Center and MC93 Bobingy.

Saft has recently composed a number of original film scores and music fortelevision. Recent films scored include the Oscar nominated film"Murderball", Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner "God Grew Tired Of Us",and currently airing HBO documentary "Dear Talula". Saft has alsocontributed score music for Nickelodeon, MTV, and A&E.."

-Jamie Saft Website (

Related Categories of Interest:

Rock and Related
Song Based Music
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv

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Product Information:

Label: Veal
Catalog ID: VEAL0008
Squidco Product Code: 18179

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2013
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardstock gatefold foldover
Recorded by Jamie Saft at Frank Booth, Brooklyn, NY.


Vanessa Saft-vocals

Jamie Saft-guitars, bass, piano, keyboards

Kenny Wollesen-drums

Rob Machold-percussion

Lonesome Bert-vocals, guitar

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Track Listing:

1. Ridin´On A Train 2:59

2. Had An Old Coat 2:51

3. Fine Country 3:09

4. Free A Little Bird 1:28

5. Lula 2:59

6. Juniper Tree 1:51

7. Sing When The Spirit 4:38

8. Bought Me A Cat 2:47

9. Little Darling 6:43

10. Someday Maybe 2:06

11. Big Trucks 4:52

12. All For U 1:44