Mahalia Jackson

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United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)


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Movie theatre seating is limited and the tickets for Mahalia Jackson Theatre in New Orleans sold out in three minutes, so advance purchase is recommended for this event.
Major Black singers sang in the chorus or the choir of the Movement, notably MAHALIA JACKSON ("I Been 'Buked and I Been Scorned"), HARRY BELAFONTE ("Matilda"), Aretha Franklin ("R-E-S-P-E-C-T"), SAMMY DAVIS JR.
Louis Pageant Theater 3/23 Memphis Orpheum Theater 3/24 New Orleans Mahalia Jackson Theater 3/25 Houston Verizon Theater 3/26 Kansas City, MO Midland Theater 4/8 Chicago Auditorium Theater 4/9 Detroit Opera House 4/10 Milwaukee Riverside Theater 4/11 New York Beacon Theater 4/13
Productions of "Wicked" broke two house records, once more at New Orleans' Mahalia Jackson theater ($1,470,951--the week's highest gross) and at Toledo, Ohio's, Stranahan ($1,255,398).
Lillian's material is culled from jazz, blues, gospel and swing, which has prompted comparisons with some of the all-time greats like Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin and Dinah Washington.
Gospel: The Best of Mahalia Jackson (Columbia Legacy, 1995); Kirk Franklin & The Family (Gospo-Centric, 1993); Edwin Hawkins Singers, Oh Happy Day (Buddah, 1996).
Matsuda choreographed the piece, called ``Walk the Street of Gold,'' to gospel music by Mahalia Jackson.
The LLR-D Christmas program will incorporate music from renowned Gospel and Christian music artists, including Kirk Franklin, Amy Grant, Mahalia Jackson, and many more.
1,660,197--the week's highest gross) and the other in the Big Easy's Mahalia Jackson theater ($1,333,435).
Jazzfest - this year set for April 25-May 4 - has become, after 27 years, the music festival in the country, perhaps the world: Bob Dylan, the Allman Brothers, Miles Davis, Mahalia Jackson, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Phish have all played it, plus a huge variety of New Orleans musicians both legendary (the Neville Brothers, Dr.
The March 15 performance in New Orleans, at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre of the Performing Arts, will be dedicated to former Louisiana Congresswoman and U.
At March on Washington in 1963, Mahalia Jackson was captured singing "I Been `Buked and I Been Scorned.
The founder of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, and the gospel singer Mahalia Jackson will also be inducted in the early influences category, and Syd Nathan, the Ohio entrepreneur who started the influential independent label King in 1945, will be inducted in the nonperformer category.
Mahalia Jackson Theater ($74; 2,181; $1,009,202) (12/01-12/06/09).
Called the "First Lady of Gospel," she is often compared to the legendary Mahalia Jackson.