Precious Lord/Everlasting Arms (2019)

for alto saxophone, double bass, solo voice, congregation, mixed choir, and piano

Words by Thomas A. Dorsey and E. A. Hoffman; Tunes by Thomas A. Dorsey and A. J. Showalter

Premiere: March 14th 2019 during Jazz Worship at Old South Church in Boston

This arrangement combines two hymns in one anthem: Take My Hand, Precious Lord and Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

Words and tunes in arrangement used by permission

For Order of Worship from the premiere of the work on March 14th 2019, click here

Premiere of the arrangement performed by Willie Sordillo, alto saxophone, Doug Rich, double bass, Sayida Rivers, vocal soloist, Gospel Choir, Old South Church in Boston, and Tim Harbold, piano and Director of ensemble