Dec 8 and 10: Music for Peace by Mary Lou Williams
Jazz hymn arrangements
Deanna’s latest trio recording and companion sheet music features 14 jazz arrangements of traditional hymn tunes.
- 12/18/19 Erin Bode in Edwardsville, IL at Wildey Theatre
- 2/04/20 Jazz is Love: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams in Bronx, NY at Fordham University- Curran Center for American Catholic Studies
Tag Archives: congregational song
My article, “Making Hearts and Voices Sing: Creating Jazz Hymns,” is now out in the September issue of Down Beat (it’s on pages 82-84). Complete with notated music examples, it offers practical tools on where to start in creating jazz arrangements of … Continue reading
This morning I found out that my song, “We Belong to God,” won The Hymn Society’s contest calling for new settings of Psalm 100. I’ve written about thirty psalm settings, and this one is one of my favorites (there are … Continue reading