[Dixielandjazz] Church Question
csuhor at zebra.net
Sun Jan 9 11:11:24 PST 2005
Nice comment, Bill. My belief is that the site is irrelevant to the
spirituality of music. I've had a sense of the holiness when hearing
Gregorian chant or Bach in a church, Ray Burke in a back room, the MJQ
in a bar, Carmen McRae in a concert hall, etc. (Plus, some wretched
music in all those sites.) All good art can instance "flow," peak
experiences, brief glimpses of what I'm comfortable calling "God." A
piano man named Triggs Morgan once said, "Man, when I'm playing, I'm
On Jan 9, 2005, at 12:21 PM, BillSargentDrums at aol.com wrote:
> There is a huge difference between playing in churches, as in the
> context of
> a performance, and worshiping and praising God with music in churches.
> Either it comes from your head, or it is part of your belief and
> and becomes one with you heart, your spirit and your soul.
> Music is mentioned 1,028 times in the Bible. Very high priority with
> Those who play, but don't believe . . . well, it's empty . . . hollow.
> It's a spiritual thing, not a technical capability thing.
> BTW, God loves jazz.
> (4 rehearsals and 4 services today)
> PS, For you drummers out there . . . last night was a blast! We did
> our "War
> Drums" as part of a 48 hour Worship and Intercession. 6 drummers on
> sets, 5 percussionists with percussion set-ups, for 2 1/2 hours
> playing in the Spirit. Incredible as always!
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