My band, BELLS≥, recorded the first of our North American Spirituals this past weekend at the Magpie Cage in Baltimore. The piece is called “The First Ray.” We debuted it last year on tour, and although we’ve kept the overall structure intact from that version, there have been some significant changes that we hope familiar listeners will enjoy.
Jonah found a student video whose subject and duration were well-suited to the theme of this number.
My band BELLS≥ recently completed a week-long tour, performing seven consecutive nights, sharing the bill with Nashville’s Friendship Commanders and D.C.’s The EFFECTS. We are grateful for their fellowship, to say nothing of their extraordinary talents. Their nightly performances were each an inspiration and their company a delight.
I’m not sure how frequently I’ll post videos of beats (in various stages of development) but when I do post them, they’ll be added to the Beats playlist I’ve started at YouTube.