Jessica Israels Presents
Ellington Sacred & Secular
Music by Duke Ellington
Sunday, 22 May 2016
Bethal AME Methodist Church, Portland, Oregon

Jessica Israels & Katherine Fitzgibbons, Artistic Directors

 

Set-A (Sacred)

In The Beginning, God
Tell Me It's The Truth
Almighty God
Come Sunday
The Lord's Prayer
Heaven
Ninety-Nine Percent
Will You Be There/Ain't But The One
David Danced

 

 

Set-B (Secular)

Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Creole Love Call - Arr. Paul Kuhn
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - Arr. Bob Russell
Mood Indigo
I'm Checking Out, Goombye
Lush Life
Johnny Come Lately
Sophisticated Lady
It Don't Mean A Thing - Arr. Anders Edenroth
Praise God & Dance

 

All songs were written by Duke Ellington (1899-1974).
Except, Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) on Lush Life and Johnny Come Lately.
Arrangements by Chuck Israels, except as noted.

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Vocal Soloists
Margot Hanson
Jessica Israels
Marilyn Keller
Brandon Michael
Marianna Thielen

Resonance Ensemble
Kristen Buhler
Austin Daniel
Nicholas Ertsgaard
Katherine FitzGibbon
Damien Geter
Kathleen Hollingsworth
Jessica Israels
Shoshei Kobayashi
Isaac Noel
Vakare Petroliunaite

Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra
Reece Marshburn, piano
Charlie Porter, trumpet
John Moak, trombone
Joe Manis, alto sax
David Evans, tenor sax/clarinet
Robert Crowell, baritone sax/bass clarinet
Chuck Israels, bass
Christopher Brown, drums

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Recorded on location by Alan Niven with two cameras and 12 channels of audio.