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Review: Joyful Noise
There's not much joy but there's plenty of noise of the rafter-rocking gospel singing variety in Tony Graff's musical dramedy.
Rafter-rocking gospel singing
| January 13, 2012
Review: Bran Nue Dae
The music does range from gospel to filmi to country — but there isn't a hook anywhere.
It's not just the spelling that's problematic
MICHAEL C. WALSH
| September 10, 2010
Homophobe to headline Boston's GospelFest
Donnie McClurkin is one of gospel music's biggest stars. But McClurkin has also drawn fire for his homophobic sermons. Which makes him a curious choice to headline a City of Boston–produced event here later this summer, the annual GospelFest on City Hall
Gay Old Time Dept.
| June 25, 2010
John Scofield | Piety Street
On the surface, this would seem a genre exercise — a professor/doctor of jazz guitar looking into the deep book of American gospel because it's . . . "interesting." But Scofield's integrity remains intact.
| March 30, 2009
Gospel recordings go back to the 1920s, the beginning of commercial recording.
A short list of gospel essentials
| March 23, 2009
The double bill of the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Symphony Hall on Friday is a match made in New Orleans.
The Blind Boys of Alabama and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band
| March 23, 2009
Review: Anthony Hamilton | The Point of it All
Anthony Hamilton is like a latter-day Bill Withers, with a gruff, straight-talkin' voice that can holler at you from across the room and then downshift to a gentler, fatherly tone once you draw close.
| December 16, 2008
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