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Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk by Delores S. Williams / Social Music by Jon Batiste and Stay ...

Jazz Fusion — Like It Or Not
Originally Posted: 10/11/2012 - 3:05pm | Type: Blog

There are many tensions in life that push and pull us in unpredictable directions. We may not like the melody of jazz fusion, but it’s a big part of life’s musical score. One of t ...

The Vision of E Street
Originally Posted: 09/13/2011 - 4:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Springsteen has always understood that the rock-and-roll story is about freedom. Bruce Sp ...

Herbie Hancock on Striking the Wrong Chord
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

In the midst of matching mentors to new interns a couple of weeks ago at Sojourners, I came to an uncomfortable realization. In the midst of matching mentors to new interns a coup ...

Sacred Jazz: An Interview with Deanna Witkowski
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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Preach it, Wynton!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brian Bolton Every artist knows the pressure to "shut up and sing." But with the injustices of our nation made evident in the wa ...

Worth Noting…
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank The genius of American jazz is using an unexpected note or chord to add an element of surprise when the music goes where you l ...

Spiritual Improvisation
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:34am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos John Coltrane's quest for freedom. Some things are still worth celebrating. Dou ...

Knowing the Score
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen For many in the Christian tradition, it's a common Lenten discipline to think about confession and complicity. ...