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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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Contemplative Evening Eucharist

Sunday, November 8th

Join us on Sunday evening, November 8th beginning at 5:00 p.m. Experience the meditative rhythm of choral and instrumental music, silence and the beauty of the church architecture.

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New at All Saints Church: Vox Cambiata

An exciting new addition to the All Saints Church musical family is “Vox Cambiata”– a vocal ensemble under the direction of Jenny Tisi, Director of Children’s and Youth Music. Here’s the story:

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All Saints Sunday: Fauré Requiem

Sunday, November 1st

At All Saints Church the Feast of All Saints Day is a Celebration of Life in the Presence of Death. It is the day the church celebrates in music and liturgy the truth that this community — what we call the communion of saints — is stronger even than death.

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Trouveres Coffee House

Friday, October 23rd

Are you up for a night of great music? Do you want to support our brilliant youth choir members in their choir festival fundraising efforts? Then have we got a deal for you!


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Jazz Vespers with Graham Dechter

Sunday, November 15

An accomplished guitarist, composer and arranger, Graham Dechter plays with the kind of swinging authority and seasoned maturity that belies his young age. The 28-year-old Los Angeles native, a member of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra since he was 19, shows a deep reverence for the jazz guitar tradition in his warm-toned renditions of ballads, bossas, bebop and blues.

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