Swing a New Song to the Lord: Resources for Jazz Worship - E-Book / PDF File

This fabulous jazz “hymnal” is only available here, as a PDF file. The 173-page e-book includes nearly sixty settings of music. Included are twenty-six jazz settings of public domain hymns, ten psalm settings, nine additional worship songs, and fourteen pieces of worship music. Also included are a few sample jazz worship services, some musical prayers, and a few surprises. Those who purchase the e-book are given permission for one-time duplication of all the material for worship services, churches, and religious gatherings.


The price of the book is $45. It is instantly available through the link below. The link will send you to our order site, where you will be asked for a credit card number or a PayPal account. To order, click here.


If you prefer to order by check, please send a check for $45 to Presbybop Music, 152 Edgewood Drive, South Abington Township, PA. 18411.  Please include an e-mail address where we may contact you with the download information. If you wish to have the e-book sent on a CD-R, include $5 for postage and materials and specify where you prefer to have it sent.


 For a PDF listing of the Table of Contents, click here.

PLEASE NOTE - The book is only available currently as an electronic PDF file.


Jazz Tenebrae - Download Files

Jazz Tenebrae is a deeply moving experience of the Passion of Jesus. Drenched in the rich harmonies of jazz, this package offers a complete order of worship, arrangements of Holy Week hymns and spirituals, MP3 files of the music as it was performed, and a tip sheet on how to do the service. The service features a few of our "Psalms Without Words," as well as some fresh new arrangements of some traditional spirituals. Available to download as a ZIP file. Cost $40.  To order, click here. 

"Prayer of Confession" PDF - Sheet Music

One of Bill's original compositions for jazz worship, this is scored for SATB choir. Based on an F minor blues. Also appears in Swing a New Song. Cost: $2.00.  To order, click here.


"A Canticle of Love" PDF - Sheet Music

The sheet music for our setting of 1 Corinthians 13. As recorded on "Faith in a New Key." The sheet music also appears in "Swing a New Song to the Lord." Cost: $5.00. To order, click here.


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