Elder Rodney Posey Presents The Ninth Street Baptist Workshop Choir
A Decade of Anointed Praise
With the various high profile Gospel workshops and seminars occurring across the country, it can easy to forget
that there are much many more smaller, but equally enthusiastic such gatherings as well.Producer: Rodney Posey
album release date: Spring, 1999
Evidence of the
dedication and sincerity of these ventures is the fact that some of them go
so far as to issue special recordings of their work.
Such is the case with The Ninth Street Baptist Workshop Choir, a Covington, Kentucky congregation who
have taken it upon themselves to hold a Gospel workshop annually for the past ten years.
in particular is distinguished by the support of Crystal Rose recording artist, Rodney
Posey, who is known for his expression of soulful praise. A Decade of Anointed Praise is the fruit of
this workshop's toil, and a joyful celebration of their efforts since their beginnings
Presented by Posey (he wrote over half of the eleven songs and he also produced the project), this gem of a collection comprises over 70 minutes of spirited choir music. From the
cover of Thomas Whitfield's "We Need A Word From the Lord" to the riveting choir anthem "What A Mighty God
We Serve", this project serves an inspiration to aspiring workshop choirs and groups everywhere.
on production is absolutely solid, and both choir vocals and leads are enthusiastically strong.
of album highlights are Anita Chapman's richly toned lead on the rhythmically-grooved "Count Your Blessings", and "Oh, Let's
Magnify The Lord", which is a rousing choir number cloaked in a marching 'parade band' style. Posey takes solo duties on
three other cuts, each one worthy of acclaim.
Certain to be a regional favorite, this project deserves all the publicity it can
get elsewhere as well.
(This CD may be hard to find; however you can order it
directly from the church, by calling them at 606-441-5306)
reviewed by Stan North —
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