Jerry Leake

Biography

Jerry Leake is an Associate Professor of Percussion at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. He leads the world-rock-fusion octet Cubist that performs compositions from his acclaimed 2010 debut CD. Jerry recently released his third Cubist CD, Prominence, where African songs and melodies are woven into contemporary designs. He is a founding member of the world-music ensemble Natraj and performs with Club d’Elf and the Agbekor Society. Jerry has written eight widely used texts on North and South Indian, West African, Latin American percussion, and rhythm theory. He is former president of the Massachusetts PAS Chapter, and was a presenter of his “Harmonic Time” method at a 2011 TEDx Seminar in Cambridge, MA. He has also written over 30 articles for PAS magazine. Sand and Ceremony is his debut novel.

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Books

Jack's Alive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,800. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Old Jack Kamping sits alone in a tent buried in the woods, entertaining a world of webcam viewers with his true tales of horror and survival. As a younger camper, the foreboding lands of the Purple Bishop, the Roving Range, and Footprint Island try to defeat him. to Jack, a covert military machine, fueled by corporate power and greed, wants to control him and unlock his unique abilities.
Second Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“Seraph, come!” The man’s voice reverberated from within the Havana shelter, echoing from one distant loudspeaker to another. Responding to his master’s command, a peregrine falcon flew through an immense underground complex where Cuban workers loaded supplies and weapons into covert transport vehicles. The year is 2031, and Seth Macklin’s unwanted memories of darker days flood back.
Sand and Ceremony
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,450. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
“Don’t look back,” Ganyo whispered. “If you do, everything will turn bad.” The voice of my drum teacher echoed in my mind as we made the midnight trek up the path. I was scared by what he said, yet strangely tempted to look back at the lake where we had conducted the juju ceremony… ____

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