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 all who hear and bear witness to this musical testimony during the Lenten season. Please visit the direct link below to purchase tickets!
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
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 by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. There will be open seating, so guests are encouraged to arrive early.
Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir is featured in this June 2016 BBC segment by Nick Bryant, remembering Muhammad Ali and his ties to Harlem.
The Total Praise Ensemble and the United Voices of Abyssinian led the church’s music worship during the final service of 2015. As is the custom at Abyssinian for Watchnight Service, the Aby Musicians donned African attire and accents – exhibiting a wide array of rich, colorful fabrics, textiles and patterns. #blackjoy
Conductor James Davis will conduct and All Bach program for The Harlem Chamber Players Friday, November 20th at 7pm. Works include: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067 “Vergib, o Vater! unsre Schuld” from Cantata BWV 87 and “Wie Starb die Heldin so vergnügt” from Cantata BWV 198. For tickets call 212-866-1492 for more info or visit their website: http://www.HarlemChamberPlayers.org