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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
By TOM MEEK  |  January 13, 2012
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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
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  September 10, 2010
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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.
By NOAH SCHAFFER  |  June 25, 2010
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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.
EmArcy (2009)
By JON GARELICK  |  March 30, 2009

Soul survivors

Gospel recordings go back to the 1920s, the beginning of commercial recording.
A short list of gospel essentials
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 23, 2009
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Holy rollers

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
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 23, 2009


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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.
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By ZETH LUNDY  |  December 16, 2008