On April 14, 2017, the Abyssinian Baptist Music Ministry will premiere American jazz great Cyrus Chestnut’s, The Saga of the Cross, featuring the United Voices of Abyssinian, the Cyrus Chestnut Trio, brass, percussion and the Hammond B3 organ. The Abyssinian community is excited to share this extraordinary event with you, and we know it will bless…
The Abyssinian Baptist Choir is featured in V Magazine’s December issue, as part of it’s recognition of great church choirs! For full article, visit the magazine’s link below. Photo credit: David La Spina http://vmagazine.com/article/merry-christmas-two-new-yorks-finest-gospel-choirs/
Congratulations to our Director of Music Ministries, James Davis Jr., as he heads up The Charleston Christmas Special, opening tonight in Charleston, SC. For tickets, visit http://www.bradandjennifermoranz.com
Join us tomorrow at The Abyssinian Baptist Church for rousing worship and music, led by conductor James Davis and the Leon E. Thompson Men’s Chorus!
The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir will present a free concert Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. “Listen to the Lambs: Music from the African American Worship Experience” is the title of the event. Alumnus Nathaniel Gumbs M.M. ’11 will perform on the organ at the concert. The event is hosted…
Aby Music’s Elder Damon Mack will be the music facilitator, as well as Praise and Worship Leader, for The Joshua Ministry’s upcoming weekend retreat in Stamford, CT. Be sure to reserve your spot – this will be a phenomenal weekend of praise, healing, fellowship and education!! Details below!
Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir is featured in this June 2016 BBC segment by Nick Bryant, remembering Muhammad Ali and his ties to Harlem.
Aby Musicians are excited to welcome back conductor Brandon Waddles, who will guest lead the Cathedral Choir and worship music this Sunday. Brandon, a Detroit native, holds degrees from Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) and Westminster Choir College (Princeton, NJ). He is a conductor, collaborative pianist and voice coach, as well as a published composer/arranger. Brandon…
On November 13, 2016, soprano Kathleen Battle will return to the Metropolitan Opera stage to sing her recital, “Underground Railroad-A Spiritual Journey.”She will be accompanied by piano and choir. Aby’s own Jim Davis will conduct for this historic event.
Harlem Opera Theater will feature Aby Musicians and others in concert at The Schomburg Center for Research, in honor of Black History Month. Singers will recognize and render the compositions of Harry T. Burleigh. http://www.harlemoperatheater.org/
Aby Musicians and Pastor Butts join Temple Emanu-El to commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Temple hosts a special worship service on tomorrow, the Sabbath of Dr. King’s birthday. Service begins at 6pm and a special Oneg Shabbat follows. http://www.emanuelnyc.org
Wishing you and yours a most prosperous, joyous, spirit-filled 2016. Hope to see you soon!