Jazz Mass

Jazz Mass

Christ Church Cathedral


 Illustrator of Speculum humanae salvationis, Cologne: Naaman Dips Himself Seven Times in the Jordan and is Cured, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, c.1450


So Naaman went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh was restored like the flesh of a young boy, and he was clean (NRSV, 2 Kings 5:14).



Christ Church Cathedral celebrates the Montreal International Jazz Festival.  


July 8, 2007:  The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost


10:00 am Choral Eucharist (Jazz Mass)


The Cathedral Singers with the Brian Barlow [jazz] Quartet



Prelude:  Jazz Improvisation

Mass Setting: Byrd, William (1540-1623), Mass for Four Voices                     

       (with a jazz interpretation)        [BNQ]

After the First Reading:  Music for Meditation

Motet: Duke Ellington (1899-1974), Come Sunday        [BNQ]

Postlude: William Holcom (b. 1938), What a Friend We Have in Jesus


(For an explanation of [BNQ] and where it leads click here.)