Ray Charles Celebrates a Gospel Christmas With the Voices of Jubilation (2003)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Concerts, Holidays, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In the early '50s, Ray Charles took the fiery passion of gospel and the hard-hitting sound of the blues, and by putting them together he created a whole new sound in rhythm & blues that helped make him a legend in American music. Nearly half a century later, Charles revisits his gospel roots in this performance video, in which he joins forces with the 120-member vocal group the Jubilation Gospel Choir for a stirring program of Christmas music. Ray Charles Celebrates a Gospel Christmas With the Voices of Jubilation includes the songs "The First Noel," "Silent Night," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "The Christmas Song," and many more.

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celebration, choir, Christmas, gospel-music, jazz