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Dave Douglas & Uri Caine: Present Joys

The art of shape-note singing combines spiritual messages with simple folk melodies. Created during the 19th century, it gave non-tutored voices the ability to express their devotion while singing in four-part harmony. The music found in century-old books like Ye Olde New England Psalm Tunes and The Sacred Harp intrigued trumpeter Dave Douglas, who interpreted … Read More “Dave Douglas & Uri Caine: Present Joys”

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