Craig Fraedrich and his jazz friends brought the house down Sunday night, celebrating Mardis Gras in true New Orleans style, with riffs, rhythm, laughter and a few tears, as part of a concert to benefit 25:40 at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church in Burke, VA. A compilation video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzn1M1TiMd4
Help us welcome spring with a full evening of fun New Orleans style — jambalaya, jazz, King Cake and more.
Eight of the top professional jazz musicians on the East Coast will perform a free Mardi Gras concert to benefit 25:40 on Sunday, Feb. 23 in Burke, VA. (Click the arrow button above to hear vocalist Christal [...]
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This may well be the opening line to the sermon we hear on Sunday. And it [...]Continue Reading →