Sacred Jazz & Spirituals
Label: Bradley Sowash Music
1. This One’s for Mamie 2. Come Sunday 3. We Gather Together 4. I Am One With the Spirit 5. For the Beauty of the Earth 6. Soon and Very Soon 7. Ride the Chariot 8. Poor Wayfaring Stranger 9. Doxology 10. Like A Mother Who Has Borne Us 11. Witness 12. Let Us Break Bread Together 13. Amen, Amen 14. HTM Jazz Samba
This is the renowned First Community Church Chancel Choir’s first recording of sacred jazz music and its first collaboration with the talented composer and pianist, Bradley Sowash. Composer, arranger, and trumpet performer Tom Battenberg has been an important part of the church’s music program for over three decades in concerts, church services, and recordings. The Chancel Choir has a long history of excellence in the field of church music: in worship, concerts, recordings, and tours both in this country and in Europe. This Jazz Service was recorded live on February 13, 2005.