AJ0184 – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Richard Thompson: piano

John Gunther: tenor saxophone
Sam Newsome: soprano saxophone
Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch: vocals
Ken Filiano: bass 
Matt Keeler: drums

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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Richard Thompson

1. Wade in the Water 
2. There is a Balm in Gilead
3. Steal Away
4. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
5. Deep River
6. Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen 
7. Go Down Moses (Let My People Go)
8. It’s Me, Oh Lord, Standing in the Need of Prayer
9. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Richard Thompson presents the traditional spiritual to audiences in a format guaranteed to please, and seizes the attention of listeners who are looking for fresh takes on such well-known and emotional material. He deftly intertwines his thoughtful piano style with the inspirational sounds of each musician, and his delicate arrangements, while weaving together a colorful musical tapestry. Richard Thompson leaves audiences satisfied with this emotional, intelligent and cohesive album.