Mahalia Jackson

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Noun1.Mahalia Jackson - United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
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Gospel sung by Dorothy Love Coates or Mahalia Jackson.
The "modern dance" organization of On My Way, to gospel music sung by Mahalia Jackson, is respectable to a fault.
1 Dolby surround sound from the Mahalia Jackson Theatre in New Orleans on Wednesday, December 8th at 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT.
Staples released The Voice (1993) and, three years later, Tribute to Mahalia Jackson in homage to the woman who towered over gospel music for decades.
All of this history along with world-class attractions and venues like the National D-Day Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Aquarium of the Americas, Le Petit Theatre, Saenger Theatre, Southern Repertory Theatre, Mahalia Jackson Theatre, Jackson Square, French Market, Antique Districts, Garden District, Mississippi River, Steamboat Natchez, Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoo, New Orleans Museum of Art, Mardi Gras, French Quarter Festival, New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Essence Festival and Satchmo Summerfest make New Orleans one of the top destinations in the world.
Candi, though, was sent to a boarding school in Nashville, the Jewel Christian Academy, where she joined the Jewel Gospel Trio, cutting sides for Nashboro Records and touring with gospel greats of the time like Mahalia Jackson, The Staple Singers, The Soul Stirrers and Aretha Franklin.
New Orleans' dazzling gospel chanteuse Griffin was often unfairly overlooked in favor of Mahalia Jackson.
Louis, MO Pageant Theater 7-May Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater 8-May Dallas, TX Nextstage at Grand Prairie 9-May New Orleans, LA Mahalia Jackson Theater
Mahalia Jackson ($85, 2,351, $1,323,700) (3/24-4/11/10).
Being inspired by Muddy Waters, Mahalia Jackson, John Lee Hooker and Lightnin' Hopkins is fairly standard background for any number of artists, particularly those who rose to prominence in the 60s, but the subject in question is George Ivan Morrison.
New Black urban migrants redefined church music, giving it a rhythm and passion that THOMAS DORSEY, the "Father of Gospel Music," put down on paper and SALLIE MARTIN and, later, MAHALIA JACKSON sang.
Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and bluegrass band leader Bill Monroe were to be inducted posthumously as early influences.