Harlem Gospel Travelers, The - Nothing But His Love 7"

€ 14.99

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Label: COLEMINE
Catalog number: CLMN192
EAN code: 0674862655267
Release date: 7-5-2021

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As the world around us succumbs to disgusting hate-fueled violence, folks are looking for answers....looking for a ray of hope. And while it may not save the world, we all certainly help this new tune from The Harlem Gospel Travelers brings a note of positivity in your life. "Nothing But His Love" was apart of our Brighter Days Ahead campaign, the goal being to provide folks with new music while looking forward to better days in the future. We certainly hope this 45 and the stirring B-side "God's Gonna Move His Hand" can do that!. . . The Harlem Gospel Travelers are not from Harlem. They came to Harlem, however, from far-flung corners of the five boroughs of New York City, and it was in Harlem, that legendary center of African-American culture, that they found their voices. As members of the music education program Gospel For Teens, these young men spent many hours on the subway or the bus to ultimately end up at an unassuming brownston e on W. 126th Street. They walked through the red door at the parlor level, the one with the cross on it, and inside they found a world of music. Gospel music. As their teacher, my job was less to impart information, and more to show these talented young men what they already knew. They already knew how to sing, that much was obvious, but it was here that they learned what their voices could really do and how to use them. We listened to the music of the masters: The Soul Stirrers, The Swan Silvertones, The Violinaires and The Swanee Quintet, and these young men, really boys at the time, soaked it all in. They quickly moved from imitation to creation, writing their own songs and building original arrangements of traditional material from the ground up. They honed and tightened their harmonies. They learned when to shout and when to whisper. What you have before you is the distillation of all their hard work -- the first full-length album from The Harlem Gospel Travelers. Each mem ber of the group gets a chance to lead here, and each gets to showcase his uniqu...