A Morning To Remember…

The morning began with congregational singing.  Once again, Chris was in the audience searching for favorite hymns, Gerald was on stage directing and Stan kept us on pitch with the piano.  Gerald encouraged us to sing loud even if we don’t think our voices are good because pitch changes as sound travels.  “Part of worship…

Monkey Islands and New Songs at Praisefest

If you read the review of the morning session, Friday Morning Standing Ovations, you’re probably wondering what poor group had to follow in the evening!  It couldn’t be just anybody…but, what do you think,… maybe the Collingsworth Family would do?  Well, that’s exactly who we had for the third session and second night of Praisefest…

The Beginning…

  March may be known as “March Madness” in the sports circle, but in Missouri, Southern Gospel Fans look forward to March as the month that Greater Vision and Legacy Five host Praisefest Branson in Branson, Missouri.  This year, GV and L5 invited artists such as the Mark Trammell Quartet, Jeff and Sheri Easter, the…

Photo Album: Truthseekers Homecoming 2013!

We spent a delightful two days in Marion, IL at the Truthseekers Homecoming in February!  The Marion Civic Center is one of my favorite auditoriums to see SGM performed in.  The theater is beautiful, the people are wonderful, the atmosphere there is rare at Gospel Sings and when you put all of those things together…you…

Make Some Racket!

  Many phrases would have been appropriate to title this concert review…how sad it is there can only be one!  Though, snatch phrases from the evening like, “Excuse me ladies, if I spit on you,” “George’s Birthday,” or “who did he think I was?” would be perfect, don’t you think?  But I digress… The Truthseekers…

Photo Album: Great Smokies Praisefest (2012)

    Last October, we had the privilege of attending The Great Smokies Praisefest hosted by Greater Vision in Sevierville, TN for the first time.  Over the course of three days we enjoyed Legacy Five, the Mark Trammell Quartet, the Booth Brothers, Geraldine and Ricky, the Collingsworth Family, Mike Speck, the Kingdom Heirs, Dr. Charles…

CD Review: Hymns You Asked For – Gerald Wolfe

    You won’t often find a vocalist releasing a piano solo CD…unless you’re multi-talented Gerald Wolfe – singer, songwriter, pianist, producer and arranger.  In 2011, Gerald released his third piano solo project – Hymns You Asked For.  After an online survey, Wolfe took the top 21 requested hymns into the studio and composed eight…

New Photos!

Hey everyone!  I just wanted to alert ya’ll to a new photo album on the Photo page.  The pictures are from “NQC 2012” and highlight moments from main stage, the exhibit hall and a few afternoon showcases.  You can visit the gallery HERE – enjoy!