Houston composer and jazz pianist, Paul English has prepared a unique program for St. Philip’s Jazz Communion Service on April 23rd. A specific selection of Paul's original compositions of sacred music are included: “Come to the Fountain”, “Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God”, “Sanctus”, and “Come Ye Disconsolate”. A special arrangement of “Answered Prayers”, recorded by The New York Voices, as well as Paul’s unique musical arrangements of additional hymns and jazz tunes will warm your heart and inspire your soul. For “Moonlight Serenade” and “Dear Lord”, Paul offers his heart-felt lyrics. The service will be performed by array of leading jazz and classical musicians including: Elisha Jordan, vocals; Cecilia Duarte, vocals; Ingrid Gerling, violin/vocals; David Caceres, sax/vocals; Paul English, piano; Brennen Nase, guitar/bass; and Tim Solook, drums.
The music continues after the service, during the picnic on the lawn. All are invited to attend.