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Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration

Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration : By Wynton Marsalis
NEW YORK  •  Frederick P. Rose Hall  •  Ongoing
Two decades ago, Wynton Marsalis composed and recorded In This House, On This Morning and began a creative exploration of how to reflect the forms of the African American church service onto a theme of universal humanism while raising a joyful noise. Marsalis refined this integration of sacred and secular expression with his definitive 2008 extended work Abyssinian 200: A Celebration, commissioned by the Abyssinian Baptist Church on West 138th Street in Harlem to celebrate its 200th anniversary. After a performance in London's Barbican Centre, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs this masterwork. The conductor Damien Sneed leads Chorale Le Chateau, his 70-person gospel choir.,

Jazz at Lincoln Center Website

Detailed schedule information:
8:00 pm

Contact: Frederick P. Rose Hall
Home of Jazz
at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th
New York, NY
Tel: (1) 212 721 65 00

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