In February of 2005 Judson Cornwall one on America's finest teachers and a prolific author on the subject of praise died peacefully after a four year bout with cancer. For the last quarter of his life he taught thousands how to praise God. He started his emphasis on praise and worship in the church at a time when the praise and worship element of the music industry was still in its infancy.Sometime before this grand old gentlemen of faith died I heard him tell a story I have never forgotten. He was called to a Christian home to counsel with a family that had been experiencing a great deal of discord among them. He advised them on several levels on how to deal with their problems. Finally he said that he noticed that all the time he was in their house that he could hear the TV playing in one room and from the other rooms came the sound of the radio with rock and roll, loud hype and advertising clamor.He told them to shut off all the noise and replace it with praise music, gospel songs … [Read more...] about Christian Music’s Finest Hour
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Lauren DaiglePhoto: Jeremy CowartOne thing Lauren Daigle has learned about performing live is that it’s OK to relax a bit and go with the flow onstage. “I was just talking to a friend about how in the very beginning you get caught up in trying to get it right,” Daigle says, looking back on when she first began performing. “There’s this feeling of, ‘I have to do it right. I don’t want to fall flat on my face.’ And you learn that actually mistakes and those kinds of moments are some of the purest and most beautiful moments on a stage… I think I’ve learned how to face those moments and run with those moments.” The ability to embrace spontaneity and the occasional happy accident should work in Daigle’s favor as she tours to promote her newly-released second album, Look Up Child. She’s bringing out a big band to help recreate the more organic sound of the new music, and the interplay she wants to see on stage is … [Read more...] about Already a Christian music superstar, Lauren Daigle’s new album has gotten the attention of the entire music industry
Watts plans to go on tour sharing his music and his testimony. "Through All Generations" is designed for both Christians and struggling addicts. By taking me, a modern-day prodigal, and letting people see the error of my ways, maybe I can inspire young people, Christians, believers and non-believers to take an honest look”— Stephen Ray WattsDENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, January 15, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Jazz musician Stephen Ray Watts, founding member and saxophonist in the Denver-based Contemporary Jazz band Dotsero, is playing a different tune. Watts transitioning from contemporary jazz to the world of Contemporary Christian Music after a life-changing experience with Jesus Christ that helped him find recovery from alcoholism almost ten years ago. His first contemporary Christian album, entitled, “Through All Generations”, a 2 and 1/2 year project recorded in Colorado, has stretched both his musical prowess and his faith. Uncharacteristically Watts … [Read more...] about Musician Stephen Watts, Founding Member of Contemporary Jazz Band Dotsero Releases First Contemporary Christian CD
Gospel music is generally believed to have come from African American slaves. It was a way of expressing faith and praises through joyful music so very much distinctive of them. Most gospel music contains some downtrodden themes that can stir different emotions among its listeners; it has a passion that can be traced back to the slave's willful creation of their own worship hymns in spite of hard times. If you listen to gospel music carefully, you'll understand the genius in it.But the whites have also created a gospel music style of their own; the southern gospel music or simply "white gospel." Southern gospel music is believed to have originated in the late 19th century from the white evangelical Americans. Its style, on the other hand, was believed to come from hymns. Typically, southern gospel music includes sparse instrumentation or none at all.Contemporary Christian music is a fusion genre of southern gospel music and the bluegrass gospel is its subgenre. The latter's mainstream … [Read more...] about Southern Gospel Music
Music is touted as the greatest art form and a gift from the almighty. People of ancient civilizations resorted to music mostly as a means to please their gods. Later, music took the hue of a pastime and an act of entertainment too. All modern religions are replete with hymns and praises of god, and Christian music stand out here in its versatility and meaningfulness.Parachute music is invariably based on our biblical verses. Some of these music tracks are titillating and arousing, but some others have a calming effect on the listener. The lyrics are more or less bible verses, but usually with interchanged words to creating a rhyming effect. Everyone, even some atheists and followers of other religions, listen to Christian music for its music value. Believers are interested in both the content and music.Creating Christian Music is not everyone's cup of tea, even though hundreds of bands and lyricists dabble in this field. Here, the music, the lyrics and the effects should go hand in … [Read more...] about Parachute Band Bio – What Type of Music They Play?