Criss Cross Jazz 1192 CD

Wycliffe Gordon

The Gospel Truth

On his Criss Cross debut CD trombone star Wycliffe Gordon and a sextet of like-minded associates plus blues singer Carrie Smith, present an expressive program mirroring black church liturgy that eliminates all barriers between the sacred and the secular.

In the band Marcus Printup on trumpet, Victor Goines on tenor sax and pianist Eric Reed, all colleagues from the Wynton Marsalis Orchestra. Plus bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Winard Harper.

Wycliffe Gordon
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Wycliffe Gordon (Tb / Tuba / Vc)
Marcus Printup (Tp / Vc)
Victor Goines (Ts / Bs / Cl)
Eric Reed (P / Vc)
Reuben Rogers (B)
Winard Harper (D)
Carrie Smith (Vc)
Kurt Stockdale (As)
Jennifer Krupa (Tb)
Dion Tucker (Tb)

1. Jesus Loves Me (William B. Bradbury)  2:19
2. The Deacon's Moan (Wycliffe Gordon)  6:44
3. What A Friend We Have In Jesus (Charles C. Converse)  3:47
4. The Lord's Prayer (Traditional)  5:11
5. There's A Tree (The Davis Sisters)  8:17
6. The Gospel Truth (Wycliffe Gordon)  4:39
7. Take My Hand, Precious Lord (Thomas A. Dorsey)  5:48
8. The Hallelujah Scat (Wycliffe Gordon)  6:07
9. We Have Come Into This House (Traditional)  4:17
10. The Battle Hymn Of The Republic (William Steffe / Julia Ward Howe)  4:31
11. The Message (Wycliffe Gordon)  5:39

Total Time: 57:25
Recorded May 31, 2000 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
Engineer: Max Bolleman
Producer: Gerry Teekens & K. Hasselpflug (executive)