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JGM Pick of the Week – September 5, 2022

2022-09-06T01:29:54-05:00September 6th, 2022|

“Wait On Jesus” Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir with Pastor DeAndre Patterson (release date: August 16, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich Renowned during the 1960s – 1990s, the Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir of Chicago has returned after a twenty-year recording hiatus with “Wait On Jesus.” It has that boisterous Chicago [...]

Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir Celebrates Legacy

2022-08-29T00:46:58-05:00August 29th, 2022|

(Chicago, Illinois) After a twenty year hiatus, Chicago’s iconic Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir makes a triumphant reentry on the recording front with the release of the classic house rocker, Wait On Jesus. Christian Tabernacle’s music ministry goes back some six decades starting with its iconic founder, Reverend Maceo Woods, who [...]

“With Thee I Wed” – Curtis Fondren feat. Desmond Pringle and Felicia Coleman-Evans

2021-06-23T00:58:16-05:00June 23rd, 2021|

“With Thee I Wed (The Wedding Song)” Curtis Fondren feat. Desmond Pringle & Felicia Coleman-Evans Independent (release date: June 18, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Longtime Chicago gospel musician Curtis Fondren offers something for the wedding trade in “With Thee I Wed.” This '80s-esque slow jam evokes the tracks on [...]

Elsa Harris – I Thank God

2019-04-24T20:58:42-05:00April 24th, 2019|

Elsa Harris I Thank God The Sirens (release date: March 15, 2019) By Bob Marovich Chicago is the birthplace of gospel music and, in many respects, it’s also the home of the genre's most ardent preservation efforts. In addition to the forthcoming National Museum of Gospel Music, the vitality [...]

Lift Me Up: Chicago Gospel Keyboard Masters

2016-09-10T02:07:47-05:00September 10th, 2016|

Various Artists Lift Me Up: Chicago Gospel Keyboard Masters The Sirens (release date: July 11, 2016) By Bob Marovich Those who think traditional gospel music is dead, hapless victim of today’s P&W and urban AC influences in sacred music, The Sirens’ new release, Lift Me Up: Chicago Gospel Keyboard Masters, [...]

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