Music

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Meditation for July Jazz Vespers

“What we are doing here tonight, enjoying the beauty of this music, is an act of political warfare. If we are going to heal this planet, reconcile grievances, repair harm done in the past and the present, we have to have beauty and joy in our lives.”

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Trouveres Offer Pre-Festival Concert

Saturday, June 18

Thirty-one of our Trouveres will be attending the Pacific International Choral Festival (Picfest) in Eugene, Oregon June 21st – 27th — a festival featuring ten children’s and youth choirs from around the country. All Saints is honored to be the only church choir participating in this prestigious festival.

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Jazz Vespers: TriTone Asylum

Sunday, June 26

TriTone Asylum — a collective of Los Angeles musicians — brings together years of experience and collaboration. The instruments at their sonic core are the electric valve instrument (EVI), keyboards and/ or guitar, electric bass, saxophone and drums.

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Spring Concert: Canterbury & Coventry Choirs

One Generation to Another
Sunday, June 5

Canterbury and Coventry Choirs, directed by James Walker and Weicheng Zhao will offer music of Gwyneth Walker, David Montoya, Moses Hogan, Daniel Pinkham, Ralph Vaughan Williams and more.

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Children’s & Youth Choirs Spring Concert

May 22, 2016

by Jenny Tisi

Every summer, I sit for countless hours at my computer and chose repertoire for the following season. While I listen, I try to keep my mind open for a theme for spring concert, all while concentrating on worship service literature. 

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American Guild of Organists Service at All Saints

Monday, May 16

Coventry Choir will lead a service of readings and music for the Los Angeles chapter of the American Guild of Organists (A.G.O.) on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 p.m. All Saints is honored once again by the invitation of a professional music organization to lead one of their meetings.

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Jazz Vespers: Bill Cunliffe’s Big Band BACHanalia

Sunday, April 17

Jazz pianist, Grammy Award-winning arranger and our composer-in-residence Bill Cunliffe is widely known for his swinging and lyrical pianism and his creativity and invention as a composer and arranger of jazz. He graduated from Duke University and the Eastman School of Music, where he won several Down Beat Awards.

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Jazz Vespers: Gillian Margot

Sunday, May 15

With an exquisite voice, a disarmingly wide range and a style that is deeply rooted in the tradition of the great jazz vocalists, Gillian Margot possesses a gift of storytelling and emotionally intelligent lyrical delivery that is refreshingly free of “jazz singer” clichés.

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Jazz Vespers: Russell Ferrante

Sunday, February 21

All Saints parishioner and founding member of the YellowJackets, Russell Ferrante’s first exposure to  music came from his church, where his father was the choir director as well as being a frequent vocal soloist and having a vocal gospel quartet. He began piano lessons at the age of 9 with the expectation that one  day he would be the church pianist … but his musical interests took him elsewhere.

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Jazz Vespers: Peter Erskine Trio

January 17

Peter Erskine has played the drums since the age of four and is known for his versatility and love of working in different musical contexts. He appears on over 600 albums and film scores, and has won two Grammy Awards, plus an Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee School of Music (1992).

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Advent Evening Services at All Saints Church

The Season of Advent marks the beginning of the new church year and the time of preparation for Christmas. Liturgically it is our opportunity to hold at bay at least some of the cultural Christmas frenzy that can be so consuming — and one of the ways we do that is with Advent Evening services offering time and space for the grace of reflection and refreshment with beautiful music and words of hope, joy and encouragement.

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Thanksgiving Eve at All Saints Church

Wednesday, November 25

Prepare for your holiday weekend with family and friends with a centering Eucharist on Thanksgiving Eve beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sally Howard will offer the meditation. Members of Canterbury and Coventry Choirs offer music. Child care provided. All are welcome to attend this beautiful, reflective service.

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