Pamela York | Lay Down This World: Hymns and Spirituals

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Lay Down This World: Hymns and Spirituals

by Pamela York

Modern jazz piano interpretations of hymns and spirituals that precede the 20th century.
Genre: Jazz: Mainstream Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
4:33 $0.99
2. I Know That My Redeemer Lives — Glory, Hallelujah!
6:46 $0.99
3. Be Thou My Vision
5:32 $0.99
4. He Leadeth Me
4:54 $0.99
5. Just a Closer Walk With Thee
4:27 $0.99
6. Were You There?
4:03 $0.99
7. I Want Jesus to Walk With Me
7:31 $0.99
8. My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less
4:07 $0.99
9. Ain't-a That Good News!
3:41 $0.99
10. Deep River
4:58 $0.99
11. Soon I Will Be Done
6:33 $0.99
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Album Notes
As a jazz pianist, it’s part of my tradition to reharmonize melodies and reinvent standards from the Great American Songbook. It naturally follows that this would carry over into the realm of church music. In fact, many of these arrangements began as preludes or offerings during a church service. While each hymn and spiritual on this album precedes the 20th century, it is my hope that you enjoy the contemporary sound I bring to the timeless beauty of these celebrated melodies. May this music bring you hope as you listen to this collection of 'joyful noise'.

— Pamela York



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