A Fundraising Performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Music
A Fundraising Performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Music. Benefiting the Work of First United Church. Featuring: Dee Daniels • Marcus Mosely • Fred Stride Orchestra • the Sacred Music Gospel Choir • Sojourners • Tap Dancer: Alex Dugdale
Duke Ellington, considered the Sacred Concert to be amongst his most significant accomplishments and devoted the last years of his life to performing this music throughout the world.
CBC Radio One's Rick Cluff, Emcee for the last year's event was at a loss for words and many described the event as "spectacular". An audience of almost a thousand was treated to a magnificent and soulful performance. Dee Daniels and Marcus Mosely with the Fred Stride Orchestra will bring their gospel background, blues flavouring and unique styling. Proceeds will benefit the work of First United Church which has provided shelter and services to those in need in the Vancouver's Downtown Eastside for 125 years. Don't miss this spectacular concert on Friday, November 18th, 8 PM at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, 1012 Nelson Street (corner of Burrard Street), Vancouver. Tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.ca or by calling Natalie at 604-681-8365 Ext 104