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“A Way Forward” | Misty Ann Sturm | connect.faith
Misty Ann Sturm brought two of her friends and fellow musicians Sara Caswell (violin) and Alex Brown (piano) together for a special concert called “Steal Away: Songs of Faith & Inspiration”. We are resharing three of these pieces of music over 5 years later and find that they provide the same faith, inspiration and hope all these years later. Interspersed is a conversation between Pastor Debbie and Misty in which they discuss how these songs speak to our theme, “A Way Forward.”
- “Swing Low” African American Spiritual, arr. Ike Sturm
- “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel by Rogers and Hammerstein
- “The Prayer” David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa and Tony Renis
Misty Ann Sturm is a mother, teacher and musician. She trained classically, but also has embraced jazz through the music she shares with her husband Ike Sturm. Misty continues to share her gift of music in conjunction with Ike and other musical collectives regularly.
Sara Caswell is a Grammy Nominated jazz violinist. Raised in a musical family, Sara began playing violin at age 5. She currently leads the Sara Caswell Quartet, co-leads the Caswell Sisters Quintet and regularly performs with mandolinist Joseph Brent’s 9 Horses as well as serving as a member of the faculty at both the Berklee College of Music and Manhattan School of Music. Find Sara online at saracaswell.com
Alex Brown is a Grammy-nominated pianist and composer. He is a frequent performer with his own group, the Paquito D”Rivera ensemble, and more. Brown earned his Bachelor of Music degree at New England Conservatory and his Master of Music degree in composition at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. From 2018-2019, Brown served as a Visiting Artist in Jazz Studies at the Peabody Institute, part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Listen to the original concert here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7lXI_2oGgI
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