Marsalis' Mass Blends Gospel and Jazz...

Marsalis' Mass Blends Gospel and Jazz -- Arts and Culture, Linc...

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 9, 2008, titled Marsalis' Mass Blends Gospel and Jazz -- Arts and Culture, Linc.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Wynton Marsalis will be turning the House That Jazz Built at the Time Warner Center into the House of the Lord when he premieres his first jazz Mass, which blends the gospel and jazz traditions in a celebration ...

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bella

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 10, 2008
Mass is the liturgy in the Roman Catholic Church,not the Baptist Church. Mr. Marsalis-whatever his performance talents-will only add to the confusion of what the black church is about thru this composition...
James

Concord, CA

#2 Apr 12, 2008
Why does the author refer to it as a "mass" Baptists don't celebrate mass, the mass is the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church. It's a concert for a church anniversary. If this "jazz mass" was being done at an Episcopal church I'd believe it but not Baptist.

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