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.
E-Book / PDF File - Here is the songbook for Interior Window, an astonishing CD from Bill Carter and the Presbybop Quartet. Including the actual sheet music of the twelve tunes from the album, it also includes the stirring free verse poems that Bill wrote to introduce each song. 38 pages.
E-Book / PDF File Jazz in the Pulpit: Biblical Reflections on the Syncopated Art. Nearly twenty years in the making, the new book by Bill Carter features nineteen sermons and three major speeches, all of them exploring the intersections between jazz and the Christian faith. 105 pages.
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An online evening of jazz with the Presbybop Sextet
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Join us for a virtual concert with Presbybop Sextet. During the pandemic, we invite you to a 65 minute concert featuring the music of Bill Carter, with Al Hamme and Mike Carbone on saxophones, Jeff Stockham on trumpet and French horn, Ron Vincent on drums, and special guest Steve LaSpina on bass.
Annual jazz communion service
It's our annual exploration of syncopated liturgy. Tony Marino and Bill Carter will spin some new versions of old spirituals and hymns. A toe-tapping morning to give a little joy and hope to a pandemic. Most likely, we will pre-record the event. If so, watch this space for free tickets.
Jazz Noel on Christmas Eve
Come and rejoice as we welcome Christ and Christmas with jazz