Tag Archives: Elder Robert Brice

JGM Pick of the Week: October 26, 2015

“The Lord Will Make a Way” The Bishops Quartet From I Know What Prayer Can Do (2015) www.thebishopsquartet.net The unapologetically old school Bishops Quartet tackles The Lord Will Make a Way,” Thomas A. Dorsey’s classic gospel of hope. The group’s bluesy, deliberate approach conjures the way gospel quartets covered the song in the 1950s and 1960s, but with the full-bodied organ-piano-guitar-bass music backdrop popular in the 1970s. “Lord” is consistent in sound and style with the group’s previous material. From Richmond, Virginia, the Bishops Quartet was founded in 2009 and consists of Bishops Alvin Palmer (manager), Thurman Hargrove, James Coleman, ...

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“Mary Did You Know” – The Bishops Quartet

“Mary Did You Know” The Bishops Quartet From I Know What Prayer Can Do (2014) www.thebishopsquartet.net Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene’s “Mary Did You Know” is one of the two or three Christmas songs to come out in recent times with real “legs,” or longevity. The Bishops Quartet gives it a contemporary quartet arrangement, and it works. Franky Smith’s electric guitar scatters blue notes like pixie dust while Thurman Hargrove Jr. lays down a warm Hammond B3 foundation. The quartet, comprised of Bishops Alvin Palmer (manager), Thurman Hargrove, James Coleman, and Elder Robert Brice, was organized in Orlando, Florida, and recorded ...

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