The All Saints Jazz Vespers program brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration for a service of prayer, meditation and music — and our 2016/2017 line up will include these extraordinary artists.
October 16, 2016 — Dwight Trible
Dwight Trible is a singer who combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills to the delight of audiences and musicians alike. He uses his music to bring people together, to bridge the gap between the races, and to heal the human heart. info = www.dwighttrible.com
November 20, 2016 — Bennie Maupin
The instrumentation of Maupin’s current group, harkens back to the tradition of great saxophone-bass-drum trios, such as the group led by Sonny Rollins with Wilbur Ware and Elvin Jones. Maupin’s approach to his music is intentional and profound, yet alive in the interpretation of the moment. info = www.benniemaupinmusic.com
January 15, 2017— Russell Ferrante
All Saints Parishioner and founding member of the YellowJackets, Russell Ferrante has performed with Jimmy Witherspoon, Joni Mitchell, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Take 6, Brenda Russell and many more! Russell currently teaches in the Jazz Studies department at USC. info = www.russellferrante.com
March 12, 2017 — Bill Cunliffe & BACHanalia
with special guests Denise Donatelli and Dawn Bishop
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. info = www.billcunliffe.com
May 7, 2017 — Scott Robinson
with special guests Martin Wind, Bill Cunliffe & Joe La Barbera
One of today’s most wide-ranging instrumentalists, Scott Robinson has been heard on tenor sax with Buck Clayton’s band, on trumpet with Lionel Hampton’s quintet, on alto clarinet with Paquito D’Rivera’s clarinet quartet, and on bass sax with the New York City Opera. info = http://home.earthlink.net/~smoulden/scott/bio.html
Additional artists to be announced for February 19, June 25 and July 16.
Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday evenings at 5:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the Chancel for an extraordinary experience of jazz in-the-round. If you need assistance to get up into the Chancel, please arrive at least five minutes early; wheel chair lift is available. No charge (free will offering taken) and no reservations required.
For more information visit the ASC website or call 626.796.1172