Mass In Blue


Mass in Blue is a brilliant blend of driving jazz grooves and clear, strong, choral writing against which the solo piano and solo soprano voice weave and blend in a delightful aural tapestry.  This central work is complemented by beautiful musical settings of religious texts, infused with a highly individual and melodic style, bringing the composer’s lifelong love of traditional choral music into the 21st century with spiritual sensitivity and a contemporary edge.

"The performances are excellent, as is the recordingMusical Opinion

"The Vasari Singers deliver the irregular rhythms with great punch ... Will Todd’s music receives the strongest possible advocacy on this CD" MusicWeb International 

Mass in Blue
1. Kyrie [6.39]
2. Gloria [3.50]
3. Credo [8.32]
4. Sanctus [5.10]
5. Benedictus [4.16]
6. Agnus Dei [8.52]

7. Christus est stella [3.42]

8. The Christ-Child [3.53]

9. Ave verum corpus [3.33]

10. None other Lamb [2.12]

11. The Rose [4.42]

12. Lead me Lord Soprano solo: Fiona McWilliams [3.14]

13. Lighting the way [3.10]

14. Every stone shall cry [2.27]


Additional information


Mass in Blue (jazz mass) Op.28 (2003)
Bethany Halliday
Jeremy Backhouse
The Vasari Singers
Will Todd
Will Todd Trio

Release Date: 01/09/2006
Catalogue No: SIGCD083
Label: Signum Classics
Barcode: 635212008324

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