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African Spiritual Roots of Gospel Music

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St John's Episcopal Cathedral

514 West Adams Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90007

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The Guibord Center presents an evening with Dr. Daniel Walker & the GMWA-LA, leading a journey to discover gospel's African roots.

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A Musical Journey of Hope

Gospel music is a powerful and influential art form through which generations of African Americans and others have expressed faith and hope in the face of oppression. Join historian Dr. Daniel Walker and the renowned Gospel Music Workshop of America Los Angeles Chapter as they guide us on a compelling musical journey to discover gospel's spiritual beginnings in Africa. You will not want to miss this inspiring event!

Dr. Walker is a globally recognized scholar and founding director of the Gospel Music History Archive at the University of Southern California Digital Library. The Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc., founded in 1967 by the late Rev. James Cleveland, is the largest gospel convention in the U.S. Honoring Rev. Cleveland's vision, the LA Chapter lends its talents to community and charitable events throughout the year.

This very special evening will conclude with a reception. Free and open to all. Please RSVP so we can plan to accommodate you.

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