It is an attempt to combine the sacred and the profane, hymns and swing, and sometimes the seams show through. This is especially the case on "In the Beginning, God," where Jon Hendricks alternates between devotional and scat, with nary a transition between
The 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival. The Basin St. West Jazz Club. Sophisticated Intimate Lush Poignant Sentimental Elegant Smooth. Love You Madly/A Concert of Sacred Music at Grace Cathedral.
Described as "the best film about Duke Ellington ever made" by the jazz legend himself, "Love You Madly" combines a behind-the-scenes profile with performance footage from Basin St. West Jazz Club, the 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival and the "Concert of Sacred Music" at Grace Cathedral. A second Emmy-nominated program captures the full magic of Ellington's 1965 "Concert of Sacred Music," a mix of classical, spirituals, gospel, blues and jazz. We don't have any crew added to this movie.
Recorded in 1965, this album features the songs quot;The Lord's Prayer,quot; quot;Black, Brown & Beige,quot; quot;Come Sunday,quot; quot;Tell Me It's the Truth,quot; quot;Ninety Nine Percent,quot; quot;New World A-Comingquot; and others. Concert of Sacred Music from Grace Cathedral.