Deanna Witkowski,


ALCM Webinar

Thursday, November 7, 2019

2:00 pm Eastern Time

How to Integrate Jazz in Worship
(even if you’re not a jazz musician!)

Deanna will offer accessible jazz resources that you can immediately use with your congregation or choir, including fully notated piano scores of her original prayer responses, Mass settings, and jazz arrangements of standard hymns. She will also demonstrate basic exercises in improvisation and how to harmonize a simple melody with just two unexpected chords.

Deanna introducing herself and discussing use of familiar hymn tune jazz arrangements in worship:

Samples of Deanna’s hymn tune arrangements: