Sat, June 2, 2018
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2018-06-02 3:00 pm
Jazz Meets Gospel at Christ Church Cathedral
From early jazz and gospel music mixing it up in Louis Armstrongs New Orleans, the gospel influence on the music of Charles Mingus, Ella Fitzgerald singing Spirituals, Duke Ellingtons Sacred Concerts, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestras Gospel Celebration and Kirk Whalums Gospel According to Jazz series, the connection of Jazz and Gospel Music has been vibrant and strong since the early days of the 20th Century.
Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir welcomes the return of Daniel Lapp to the stage in this mighty celebration of all things gospel and jazz. A world-renowned singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, teacher, archivist, band leader, sideman, producer, promoter and no kidding the list goes on, Daniel has played on over 100 albums and performed with artists including Spirit of the West Rickie Lee Jones, Barney Bentall, Mae Moore, Beth Orton and Kathryn Tickell. Lapp has toured internationally with some of the worlds most renowned Folk and Jazz musicians and was a feature performer at EXPO 2000 in Germany and the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies. Jazz will meet Gospel with the passion and power of well over 100 glorious voices and the exceptional talent of one of Canadas finest musicians.
With a continuing focus on promoting and music education and musical opportunities for young people, Good Noise welcomes ViBE (Holy Cross Regional High School Chamber Choir) as part of this VIP Young Artist Concert series.
Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street