The hosannas will be swinging at Trinity Episcopal Church's annual Trinity Jazz Festival when a jazz mass with music by Paul English tops off a weekend of concerts, master classes and appearances. ''Though jazz in the sacred context may be rare, it is a pairing that makes much sense — theologically, historically, and liturgically,'' says Father William Miller, the festival's founder, via press materials. ''Sharing some of the same roots as indigenous gospel music, this art form is rightly at home in the sacred context.''
Friday's featured performer Tom Scott is the son of Nathan Scott, the prolific film and TV composer who wrote the theme songs for Dragnet and Starsky and Hutch and co-wrote Family Ties. The younger Scott was part of the Blues Brothers Band (though he missed appearing in the movie).
Jan. 25-27, 2013