Jazz & the liturgy

Kind of Blue

Having been very much involved in the performance of Mary Lou Williams’s Mass in Rome in January 1969, I write to express my thanks to Ian Marcus Corbin for his excellent article “A Jazz Mass?” (December 7), and to add a few points from my memory of the occasion.

Not long after Mary Lou came to Rome and began...

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