An uplifting spiritual journey of music and vocals, featuring Claudia Schmidt
Featuring the infamous Lithuanian set.
Irreverence at its most irreverent.
Following the one-hour service — which will include music by organist Dr. Quincy Dobbs and the church choir — CDs of the New Reformation Band’s newest release, “That Old Time Religion” will be on sale for $10. The CD features 15 tracks of classic spirituals in traditional New Orleans style jazz, combining vocals and instrumentals in an uplifting celebration of life.
Separately the CD is available commercially for $10 at:
At a time when we all need cheering up, the New Reformation Jazz Band (NRB) releases its inspirational gospel album, Old Time Religion, featuring 15 of the all-time most popular hymns. Listening to them will brighten any gloomy day, and transform a great day into spectacular. The soaring harmonies of dynamic vocalist Claudia Schmidt and Michigan’s infamous seven-piece classic jazz band are perfect for family and friends this holiday!
Note: “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” is on Youtube. We have a link among the tracks below.
1. Roll Jordan Roll (3:48)(1)
2. What a Friend We Have in Jesus (4:54)
3. Just a Little While to Stay Here (4:12) (2)
4. I Shall Not Be Moved (3:44)
5. Holding My Savior’s Hand (4:27) (3)
6. Wade in the Water (2:35)(1)
7. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (3:21)
8. Precious Lord Take My Hand (3:06) (1)
9. Just a Closer Walk with Thee (5:02) (1)
10. God Bless the Child (4:43) (1)
11. When the Saints Go Marching In (2:34) (1)
12. You Got to Move (2:56) (1)
13. That Old Time Religion (6:08)(1) (5)
14. Amazing Grace (5:21) (1)
15. Battle Hymn of the Republic (5:51)
Vocals (1) Claudia Schmidt (2) Keith DeWitt (3) Dave Miller (4) Dave Oppermann (5) Frank Steed
1. Mama Don’t Allow
5. Careless Love
8. Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody My Jellyroll
10. Bourbon St. Parade
The band’s second gospel CD with vocalist Claudia Schmidt
Dave Tatrow, trumpet; Keith DeWitt, trombone; Vince O’Keeffe, clarinet & saxophone; Dave Miller, banjo & guitar; Frank Steed, string bass; Milt Sernick, drums; Dave Oppermann, piano/leader, and guest star Claudia Schmidt, vocals.
CD is now released and available for purchase.
David Oppermann, piano; Nick Oppermann, banjo/guitar; Nate Pannicacci, trumpet; Dave Bennett, clarinet; Gary Sutton, trombone; Bob Eastham, string bass; Milt Sernick, drums; Anne Seabury, vocalist