Ellington’s Sacred Music to be Performed at Carnegie Hall
Lalah Hathaway, Jimmy Heath, Sean Jones and others participating
A performance of Duke Ellington Sacred Music will take place at Carnegie Hall on March 23 at 3:00 p.m. The event will feature high school singers from across New York City and young artists from the recently launched Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra. The afternoon’s performance will be led by composer and arranger David Berger, along with special guest soloists alto Lalah Hathaway, baritone Rufus Bond Jr., soprano Nicole Cabell, tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, trumpeter and composer Sean Jones, trombonist and JLYCO Director Vincent Gardner, and tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith.
The program will feature the following numbers, each composed by Ellington:
"In The Beginning God"
"Ain't But The One"
"Will You Be There?"
"Tell Me It's The Truth"
"Almighty God Has Those Angels"
"Reflections in D"
"Don't Get Down On Your Knees To Pray"
"Praise God And Dance"
Tickets, priced $15-35, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, Manhattan, or can be charged by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website.