The long-awaited Chapter III in the gospel/jazz series was recorded live at the Reid Temple AME church in Glenn Dale, MD and is a joyous concert of praise and worship, where Whalum takes listeners on a journey from spirituals and through New Orleans jazz and modern jazz, R&B, hip-hop, reggae, blues, and gospel. “It’s kind of a mini journey through the evolution of jazz to an extent,” says Kirk Whalum. “It documents the fact that gospel is not a recent collaborator with jazz. They started out together.”

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