Jazz Vespers-Celebrating the Centennial Birthday of Mary Lou Williams
(Published: April 29, 2010)
Sunday May 23rd 5PM
Allwood Community Church
100 Chelsea Rd
Suggested Donation $10
light refreshments after the service
For the past year concerts, workshops, lectures, and worship services all over the world have celebrated the music and spirit of the great pianist, composer and educator Mary Lou Williams, May 8,1910-May 28,1981. This Jazz Vespers focuses on her sacred music culminated from various performances and recordings: Mary Lou's Mass, Music for Peace, and the Pittsburgh Mass, and will include readings by Rev Cari Keith and Amelia Lufrano Kelly, that reflect her work and deep spirituality. Light refreshments will be served after the service.
Allwood Community Church is very easy to get to-right off of Rt 3 and the Garden State Parkway.
For more information please contact Allwood Community Church at 973.777.6360 and at http://www.allwoodcommuni...
For more information on Mary Lou Williams go to http://www.marylouwilliam...
Also-if any of you have personal stories about Mary Lou Williams-as she did perform here in New Jersey-please please post them on my blog-or send them to me and I will do that for you. http://d-mo-zone.blogspot...
More Information: http://www.allwoodcommunitychurch.com/