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2010-12-09 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, December 10, 2010, the Cathedral Choir of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York will perform George Frideric Handel's Messiah in its entirety with guest soloists, orchestral and harpsichord accompaniment. The Choir's first time performance of the full Messiah will be conducted by James Davis, Jr., Abyssinian's Director of Music Ministries & Fine Arts. This special concert is free to the public and takes place...

2009-06-06 20:20:00

NEW YORK, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York will release its first music CD, "ONE LOOK AT JESUS," Sunday, June 7. The featured Abyssinian Concert Chorale will perform excerpts from the CD during the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday worship services at the church, in Harlem, 132 Odell Clark Place (formerly West 138th Street). Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III, Pastor, The Abyssinian Baptist Church, and James Davis, Jr., Director of Music Ministries and...

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