Soweto Gospel Choir: Grammy-Winning South African Group
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The last date listed for Soweto Gospel Choir was Thursday April 1, 2010 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
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It was an excellent event. The music and energy was outstanding. I loved hearing gospel songs sung in African as well English. The music kept my feet tapping and the costumes were very colorful to the eye. The choir's energy seemed to have made its way to the audience by the end of the show because they had a standing ovation.
The will call was right at the door. Everyone at the theater was very accommodating to my grandmother in a wheelchair. Seats were near the front!
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Spectular performances, both in English and their language. Beautiful, colorful, memorable dancing and singing. They seemed to enjoy entertaining the audience. One of the most enjoyable events I have attended. I hope they come back soon; I will...continued
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Hear the Soweto Gospel Choir at their website.
Experience an uplifting and inspirational evening as Soweto Gospel Choir’s 25 members perform a program of tribal, traditional and popular African gospel – plus modern Western spirituals and international pop.