Duke Chapel Spring Oratorio: Our First Lady of Jazz
Duke University Chapel
Our First Lady of Jazz: Celebrating Mary Lou Williams
Sunday 14 April, 2024 at 4pm
401 Chapel Drive
Durham, NC 27708
MUSIC FOR PEACE
BLACK CHRIST OF THE ANDES
Mary Lou Williams
The Duke Chapel Choir joins forces with a host of guest artists to present “Our First Lady of Jazz,” a concert blending vocal jazz, gospel, spirituals, and the blues in a celebration of Black sacred music, featuring the works of Mary Lou Williams.
The program will include excerpts from Williams’s albums Music for Peace (Mary Lou’s Mass) and Black Christ of the Andes, as well as works by Duke Ellington and Robert Ray.
For more information about this concert, visit chapel.duke.edu/music