Abyssinian Mass by Wynton Marsalis at The Appel Room

Jazz at Lincoln Center uploaded this event on February 26, 2019


The Appel Room
Broadway At 60th St.
New York, NY


Sat, November 23, 2019
8:00 pm


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What to ExpectA joyful celebration of the human spiritFull-throated gospel meets a massive range of jazz styles “Everyone has a place.” We live by these words at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Wynton Marsalis’ epic Abyssinian Mass embodies them. Featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with 70-piece gospel choir Chorale le Chateau, Abyssinian Mass is a joyful celebration of togetherness and the human spirit.Bringing full-throated gospel together with a massive range of jazz styles, Abyssinian Mass is a sweeping blend of big band bravado, impassioned solos, handclaps, tambourine slaps, and some of the mightiest voices you’ll hear outside of church.Commissioned in 2008 to honor the bicentennial of Harlem’s famed Abyssinian Baptist Church, Abyssinian Mass has since become a best-selling record and toured packed concert halls and churches around the country...

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