Sunday, February 7, Christ the Mediator Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Calumet, Chicago, 10:30 a.m. Chicago Jazz Mass.
Saturday, March 20, 2010, 4 p.m. Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont, Chicago, World Premiere of the Jazz Passion, with libretto by Pastor David G. Abrahamson, original music composed by Bobby Lewis, Bobby Schiff and Andy Tecson. Bob Bowker sings the role of Jesus, and solo and vocal quartet singing by Daniel Riley, Dawn Holt Lauber, Gayle Bisesi and David Molnar. Choir includes Beverly Coleman and Lakeside Singers Angel Barrette, Lisa Bowker, Melissa Smithson, Dan MacDonald, Andy Distel and Jon Negus. Justin Sisul conducts. Band includes Bobby Lewis, Bobby Schiff, Andy Tecson, Ken Jandes, Stewart Miller, Jerry Coleman, Geraldo DeOliveira, Mark Olen, Jerry DeMuzio, Tim Coffman, John Blane and Pat Ferreri. Staging and design by Laura Abrahamson and Janice Pohl. Sound by Mark Jandes.
Saturday, December, 4, 2010, 2 p.m., Lutheran Home for the Aged, 800 W. Oakton St., Arlington Heights. Bending Towards the Light, a jazz nativity featuring Bobby Lewis, Bobby Schiff, Jerry Coleman, Andy Tecson, Ken Jandes, Larry Gray, Geraldo DeOliviera, Tim Coffman, Mark Olen, Dawn Lauber, Gayle Bisesi, Daniel Riley, Bill Tadevich, Justin Sisul, Kiley Ancona, Emma Bolam. Admission is free. Free will offering to benefit the Lutheran Home.
Sunday, December 5, 4:30 p.m., St. Cletus Church, 700 W. 55th St., LaGrange, Bending Towards the Light, Admission is free.
Saturday, December 11, 4 p.m. at St. Luke Church, 1500 W. Belmont, Chicago, Bending Towards the Light. Admission is free.
Saturday, December 18, 5 p.m. at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, 815 S. Washington, Naperville, Bending Towards the Light. Admission is free.