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Jazz Vespers at All Saints Church: Walter Smith III

We are thrilled to welcome back to All Saints Walter Smith III — one of the most exciting young jazz players in the country. With his fresh sound and compelling original compositions, he is consistently called as a sideman in some of Jazz’s developing and gifted bands including Ambrose Akinmusire’s Quintet, Christian Scott’s group, and the Sean Jones Sextet.

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Summer Choir!

Sunday, July 5th marks the beginning of the exciting annual adventure that is Summer Choir. Continuing through September 6th all tuneful voices are welcome to sing any or all of the Sundays. Simply come to the Choir Room (downstairs in Regas House) promptly at 10:00 a.m. to prepare for the 11:15 a.m. service. Information = Debbie Daniels 626.583.2750 or ddaniels@allsaints-pas.org.

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Jazz Vespers: Russell Ferrante

A 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 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 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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“Thanksgiving”

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.)

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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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