Evelyn Simpson-Curenton

Evelyn Simpson-Curenton
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Short Name: Evelyn Simpson-Curenton
Full Name: Simpson-Curenton, Evelyn, 1953-
Birth Year: 1953

Evelyn Simpson Curenton (born 1953) is a leading African-American composer, pianist, organist, and vocalist.

Simpson Curenton began piano lessons at age 5, began to perform with the Singing Simpsons of Philadelphia, a family group, and earned a B.M., Music Education and Voice from Temple University.

She has been commissioned to write works for the American Guild of Organists, George Shirley, the late Duke Ellington, and her sister, the late Joy Simpson, arranged music for Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, and the Porgy and Bess Chorus of the New York Metropolitan Opera, and has performed with musical organizations such as Philadelphia's National Opera Ebony (later renamed Opera North).

Based in the Washington, D.C., area, Curenton is Music Director of the Washington Performing Arts Society's Men and Women of the Gospel and an associate of the Smithsonian Institution. She has given lectures and participated in workshops on early 18th-century black religious music and the music of African-Americans during the Civil Rights era.

--en.wikipedia.org


Tunes by Evelyn Simpson-Curenton (54)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[Ah tol' Jesus it would be all right if he changed mah name]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)2
[Always remember Jesus, Jesus]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)413652 36543 46165
[Am I a soldier of the cross] (Robinson)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)2
[Amazing grace! how sweet the sound] (Simpson-Curenton)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)3
[Anointing fall on me] Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)765313 26531 32561
[Years I spent in vanity and pride]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)355543 45657 77654
[John said the city was just foursquare]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)511135 56661 53222
BLESSINGS (Excell)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433345 55343 42345
CERTAINLY LORDEvelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)516116 11666 61611
[I don't possess houses or lands, fine clothes or jewelry]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)356133 33232 32156
[Come on in my room]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)311656 11613 31132
[Come to Jesus, Come to Jesus] (Traditional)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)312153 43156 54323
KUM BA YAHEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)213555 66513 55543
EVENTIDE (Monk)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433215 65543 34565
[Father I stretch, I stretch my hands to Thee]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton (Arranger)512333 33211 23333
[Father, I stretch my hands to Thee] (55311)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)3
[For God so loved the world] (Wolfe)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)534543 43221 11666
[Down at the cross where my Savior died] (Stockton)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433211 76153 33553
[Go ye now in peace]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)412345 16665 45321
[There are some things I may not know]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)354433 32117 65545
[God is the joy and the strength of my life]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)355555 55555 55555
[Hallelujah, 'tis done, I believe in the Son]Evelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)3
ROACHÉEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)155355 34443 32231
I'LL FLY AWAYEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)631513 23431 66531
[I'm gonna send thee one by one]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)513543 45554 31111
JESUS LIFTED MEEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)511177 71222 21112
IT WAS THE BLOODEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)451122 15112 21511
HIS NAME SO SWEETEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)133111 65353 31216
JUST AS I AMEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Adapter)156175 12333 34321
JUST AS I AM (Gaul)Evelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Adapter)333333 36544 43347
LEARNING TO LEANEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433432 16135 13533
[Let the words of my mouth] (Leslie)Evelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Adapter)134545 65123 23434
[How to reach the masses, men of every birth]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)355111 77767 11233
[Living He loved me]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)432131 32131 32131
[Lord, help me to hold out]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)313445 12234 31112
NEW BRITAINEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)651313 21655 13132
[Oh, who do you call the wonderful counselor]Evelyn Simpson-Curneton, b. 1953 (Arranger)513111 61161 65611
MALOTTEEvelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)255517 66512 34431
[Our Father, who art in heaven] (Leslie)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Adapter)456716 54324 3
PATRICIAEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)333456 71667 11233
[So glad I'm here]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)411651 33135 53535
[Someone asked the question]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)155116 66227 23432
[Take courage my soul and let us journey on] (Vails)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)411113 31144 32133
[Tell me how did you feel when you come out the wilderness]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)216111 16533 33352
[The windows of heaven are open]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)2
[Thou, my everlasting portion] (Riddick)Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)232111 23455 356
[I don't know about tomorrow]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)112323 65321 61765
[Touch me, Lord Jesus]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)356651 21166 51765
[There are loved ones in the glory]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)334551 23332 12165
[Walk together children, don't you get weary]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)533556 53356 53355
[If when you give the best of your service]Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)454535 17653 43424
WE'LL WALK IN THE LIGHTEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)1235533 21333 6532
WOKE UP THIS MORNINGEvelyn Simpson-Curenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433561 16161 56113
[You can't beat God giving]Evelyn Simpson-Currenton, b. 1953 (Arranger)433332 13333 21153
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