“Jazz is God’s Chosen Music”

By Christina Honchell

Jazz is God’s chosen music,
because God is the greatest of all improvisers.

Consider the Genesis creation story:
God had an idea, a theme, a place to start and maybe a place to end,
but the “getting there” is improvised.

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“Sing a New Song:” Children’s & Youth Choirs Spring Concert

“Where else can you hear an awesome evening of lullabies, spirituals, Monty Python, Pharrell Williams (with choreography!), treble music with cello, a great band, the Doobie Brothers (I’m serious), gospel, gorgeous standard children’s choir literature, great quotes by amazing people all in one night? You don’t want to miss this!” — Jenny Tisi

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Lenten Evensong | March 15

Coventry Choir with soloist Zanaida Robles offers a thrilling new Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by Nico Muhly, a brilliant young American composer whose innovative works are gaining wide critical acclaim. The choir will also sing the very mystical Kyrie from Missa Brevis by the distinguished Norwegian composer, Knut Nysted, who died this past year at the age of 99.

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Youth Chamber Choir on Sunday, November 16, 2014.

“Thanksgiving,” music by Paul Carey, words by Ivy O. Eastwick.

“If Wishes Had Wings”

Mastersingers, Troubadours & Trouveres on Sunday, November 9, 2014.

“How Can I Keep from Singing?”

The Trouverés Youth Choir at All Saints Church, Pasadena, on Sunday, October 5, 2014. (Arrangement by Greg Gilpin.)

“Ain’t Got Time To Die”

Coventry Choir at All Saints Church on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Tenor Soloist: Ben Cortez.  (Arranged by Hall Johnson.)

Calabiria Foti & Bob McChesney

Jazz Vespers: Calabria Foti & Bob McChesney

5:00 PM

Sultry vocalist Calabria Foti and trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney offer music gleaning their material from the best of the Great American Songbook and the world of jazz. We gather in the intimacy of the Chancel for an extraordinary experience of jazz in-the-round.

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Youth Choir

luke readyLuke Ready

Having been in choir for about 12 years, you could say I’m a lifer. I started in mini-singers, and now continue to sing in the high school Trouveres. Over this time I’ve come to realize the meaningful opportunity that the choir program has given me: the opportunity to break down barriers and touch people emotionally in a unique way.

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James Walker

James Walker appointed Artistic Director of LA Bach Festival

The Los Angeles Bach Festival is very proud to announce the appointment of their new Artistic Director, James Walker, who remains at his post as Director of Music at All Saints Episcopal Church, in Pasadena, and the selection of All Saints Episcopal Church as the new home of the Festival.

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Carol Welsman

Jazz Vespers: Carol Welsman

Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist who has captivated audiences worldwide with her expressive vocal stylings and dynamic stage presence.

Fluent in English, French and Italian, Carol blends languages and rhythms with a versatile repertoire including swing, Latin, R&B, pop and jazz.

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