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Spiritual Jazz

By Larry Shackley

Solo piano - Moderate/Advanced
Arranged by Larry Shackley. This edition: Complete. Collection. Sacred, General. Collection. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.1951).

Item Number: HP.1951

Seven spirituals are set in a variety of jazz styles and 4 include rhythm charts for use with guitar, bass and drum. Larry explores the connection between spirituals and jazz, making the most of their bluesy melodic lines and swinging rhythms. A recording that includes selections from both Celtic Hymns Settings for Piano and Spiritual Jazz.

  • Deep River 
  • Go Down, Moses/Wade in the Water (medley) 
  • Good News! The Chariot's Comin'! 
  • I'm Gonna Sing/Ain't-a That Good News? (medley) 
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee 
  • Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen 
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Jennifer L. Whitfield
    Picayune, MS
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  • August 25, 2008 Loved the variety in this collection

    These selections were impressive. Motherless Child and Deep River are the stars of this collection. The arrangements are sophisticated and reverent while maintaining a fresh, jazz/blues flavor. Some of them took more practice than others. I was very pleased with my purchase.

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