Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Spirituals at Noon - Mahalia Jackson - Soon I Will Be Done With The Trouble Of The World

With the sad state of gospel singing these days it's good to hear how good her style was.  She uses ornaments sparingly as ornaments to emphasize the text, not swooping aimlessly around on every note.  It's a rare singer these days who can hit a pitch directly.

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