Jazz Belongs in Church - DVD

Why not jazz? This is the question that Bill Carter wants to ask, or more specifically, why not Jazz in Church? This DVD explores how this swinging musical tradition can energize and deepen religious experience. A noted pastor, preacher, and jazz musician, Carter shows how the church can benefit from opening its doors and its arms to jazz.

 

Through stirring musical performances and insightful commentary, Jazz Belongs in Church offers first-hand evidence of how jazz can bring people’s spirits alive, how it can energize worship services, and how well it is suited for expressing biblical themes.

 

Jazz, says Carter, is an opportunity for human beings, created in God’s creative image, to offer something creative in return. specifically, why not Jazz in Church? This DVD explores how this swinging musical tradition can energize and deepen religious experience. A noted pastor, preacher, and jazz musician, Carter shows how the church can benefit from opening its doors and its arms to jazz.

 

Segments of the two-hour DVD include:

  • The Seven Joys of Jazz
  • Ways to Welcome Jazz
  • Secular? Sacred? Yes?
  • The Spirit of Jazz, a conversation with jazz vocalist Warren Cooper
  • Questions and Answers

 

Also included on the DVD is a full-length jazz worship service featuring Bill Carter, his Presbybop Sextet, and vocalist Warren Cooper. This spiritual, life-affirming musical celebration offers stirring evidence that Jazz Belongs in Church.

 

A 54-page study guide for this DVD is now available for download. Currently it is completely FREE as our gift to you. To download it, click here.

 

To order the DVD from our distributors ($24.99 + shipping), click below:

Bill Carter and the Presbybop Quartet: Jazz Belongs in Church

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  • 10/23/2017
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  • 12/24/2017
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  • 02/11/2018
    First Presbyterian Church - Clarks Summit, PA
     

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