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A Grand Nite For Swingin - Mary Lou Williams - Black Christ Of The Andes (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. One of the greatest female jazz musicians, Mary Lou Williams, converted to Catholicism in the mid 50s and in she began work on Black Christ of the Andes. Its centrepiece is a hymn dedicated to the 16th-century Afro-Peruvian priest, St Martin de Porres and features a chorus by the Ray Charles Singers/5(15).
  2. Buy Mary Lou Williams on vinyl & CD at Juno Records, the worlds largest dance music store. Mary Lou Williams Black Christ Of The Andes (reissue) (LP) Alternative Fox. Cat: FOX Rel: 12 Aug Jazz. A Grand Night For Swinging () My Blue Heaven ().
  3. This High Note release is a live recording of Mary Lou Williams at the Statler Hotel in Buffalo during the winter of accompanied by bassist Ronnie Boykins and drummer Roy Haynes. First off, the sound of the recording isn't perfect.7/
  4. A Grand Nite for Swinging (Remastered), an album by Mary Lou Williams on Spotify. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services.
  5. Jan 29,  · Also released in the US on Mary Records, Mary Lou Williams' own label which seems to be the earlier original release from B1 to B3 recorded at Cue Studios, New York, November 19th, All other tracks recorded at Nola Studios, New York, October 9th, /5(29).
  6. At the time of its initial performance, "Black Christ of the Andes" (or "St. Martin de Porres") was called everything from "blues stripped of its accent" to a "hokey prayer," prompting Williams to cut it from her repertoire before the release of the LP in An unfortunate fate for a very enjoyable and, now, highly regarded piece of music.8/
  7. Buy now from Mr Bongo, shipping worldwide. Smithsonian Folkways ‎deluxe re-issue of Mary Lou Williams ‎jazz / gospel masterpiece, this album was also issued as 'Black Christ Of The Andes' with the black cover. Includes the stunning modal jazz track 'It Ain't Necessarily So' and other gems. A1. Black Christ Of The Andes (St. Martin De Porres) / A2.
  8. Feb 27,  · Originally released in , and later issued in Europe as Black Christ Of The Andes, the album has gone on to become a deep jazz gem, featuring choral spirituals like ‘Black Christ Of The Andes’ and ‘The Devil’, Williams’ tender trio rendition of ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’ and the gospel blues romp ‘Praise The Lord’.

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