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Wynton Marsalis’ Abyssinian Mass: A Soulful Union Of Jazz And Gospel

Wynton Marsalis’ orchestra and choir blew the roof off of Boston Symphony Hall on Sunday night. A stirring ensemble of forty female and thirty male vocalists gave a rousing gospel invocation with “The House of The Lord,” while the orchestra swung back and forth over belting vocals and blaring horn solos, settling back down with precision into old time jazz. …

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