Agenda

"My music is the spiritual expression of what I am—my faith, my knowledge, my being. When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hang-ups. I want to speak to their souls."

- John Coltrane
Thursday, Oct 24, 2013

3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
7:15 p.m.


8:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m.


Friday, Oct 25, 2013

8:15 a.m.
9:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

11:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.









2:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m.
4:15 p.m.

5:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013

8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
12:15 p.m.


Registration
Dinner in downtown Cleveland (with voucher)
Welcome, Amistad Chapel
Keynote: Rev. Geoffrey A. Black
Jazz: Liturgical Music for Transformative Worship — Rev. Geoffrey A. Black and Rev. Dr. Art Cribbs
Jazz Vespers: Rev. Cliff Aerie and the Oîkos Ensemble
Informal conversation with musicians/jam session
*Participants are encouraged to bring their instruments



Depart to Trinity Cathedral on shuttle bus (all-day event site)
Keynote — Why jazz in worship?
Rev. Henry Simmons and Rev. Geoffrey A. Black
Break
Keynote—Jazz improvisation as prayer
Rev. Dr. Ozzie Smith and Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews
Lunch
Optional Presentation—Duke Ellington's Spiritual Quest
Dr. Regennia N. Williams with pianist, Drene Ivy
Workshops (Session #1)
The Spirituality of Jazz — Rev. Dr. Harry Serio
Developing Repertoire for Jazz Worship—Willie Sordillo
Come Sunday @ 70: Duke Ellington’s Sacred Jazz — Dr. Regennia N. Williams
From Bach to Brubeck: Learning from the Great Improvisers — Rev. Bill Carter
Blues Preaching: How to Preach to the Brokenhearted and with a Broken Heart - Rev. Dr. Kirk Byron Jones
Crafting Worship in the Key of Jazz – Rev. Cliff Aerie
Break
Workshops (Session #2)
Optional — creative conversations with presenters and workshop leaders
Dinner on your own
Sacred Side of Jazz Concert – hosted by Leon Bibb
Depart to Hotel (shuttle bus)



Morning Jazz Prayers in Amistad Chapel
Panel discussion with presenters and workshop leaders (Meeting House, Hotel)
Break
Worship with the Rev. Paul Hobson Sadler, Jr. (Amistad Chapel)
Depart