God’s Grace

This Gospel Academy Award-winning 55-voice interfaith, multiracial choir represents the best Oakland has to offer in gospel music – Traditional  contemporary and Spirituals. If I’m not mistaken, Suzanne Buell who sang with JVOI sang with OIGC for a while.     Founded in 1986, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts organization, was … Read more and listen God’s Grace

A Brief Musical Tribute To Edwin Hawkins

Edwin Hawkins died Monday, January 15th, 2018 at the age of 74. Most everyone knows “O Happy Day”, but not many people know the depths of the wonderful music Edwin Hawkins (and his brother Walter) brought to the world.  Some of my favorite gospel songs, notably “Love Paid The Price” and “To My Father’s House”, … Read more and listen A Brief Musical Tribute To Edwin Hawkins