Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
This broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
Concert caps off a 100 event, thirteen day anti-trafficking campaign called The Price of Life
Arturo Vega handled the artwork, lighting, and publicity for the Ramones, who are often called the first punk band.
A teenager of the 1970s who rebelled against the more conservative Jewish conventions is revisiting the “disco Judaism” of her h.s & college years.
The writer, composer and director created “Runaways,” “The Haggadah, a Passover Cantata,” “Jonah,” “Missionaries in Concert,” and “Jewish Books Cooking.”
The NYC rapper is on fire at an informal hip hop gathering/cypher in Washington Heights.
George Beverly Shea, gospel singer at Billy Graham’s crusades in NYC & elsewhere, February 1, 1909 – April 16, 2013
Video of Shea singing his signature hymn “How Great Thou Art” at the 1969 NYC Billy Graham Crusade. In the famous 1957 NYC Crusade he sang it 108 consecutive nights. It was probably the first time that Shea sang the song for a television broadcast.
Oraia is a producer for Youth Explosion Ministries in New York City under the leadership of Pastors Michael, Adam and Chris Durso of Christ Tabernacle in Glendale, Queens.