* “More than 200 singers have been invited,” said Patrick lundy, choir director and founder of the Music ministers (Church Ebenezer AME), about the “Path maker” album.
They are currently promoting the new single, “He’s still the light,” out of the project. Their eighth album marks the 25e anniversary of the choir.
“We are celebrating our 25e anniversary, which is a milestone, and I wanted all music ministers to be a part of it… our Georgia ministers, our DC alumni and current ministers, ”he added of the invitation to participate in the “Way-Maker” project. .
Originally from Georgia, Patrick graduated from Howard (University), Washington, DC, with a Bachelor in Music Business. He trained the ministers of music (MOM) in 1994 at the Ebenezer AME church in Fort. Washington, Maryland. In 1995, MOM released their debut album “We Sing the Power”; followed by their second album “Carried Me” in 1998; then “Standin ‘” (Allen & Allen Music Group) in 2003, which was produced by Dorothy Norwood, then “The Fellowship” (Meridian) in 2005. It is the album “The Fellowship” which brought together Patrick Lundy and the Music Ministers (PL & MOM) ranked first on Billboard’s Gospel Albums Chart at # 29. Their fifth album was “Determined” (Central South) in 2007, followed by their sixth album “Majesty” in 2014, and “By Faith” (Daywind Records) was their seventh and last released in 2017 before the “Way-Maker” project. . – which peaked at No.15 on the BDS Gospel Airplay Chart when it was released.
“We rehearsed them independently,” Patrick explained to me. “I adapted them to a particular song. They are all… talented singers… God gave me. My first choir that I chose from those who worked with in the DMV area. When I write songs, it’s more inspiration. We (songwriters) write about our experiences.
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Based in Washington, DC, PG & MOM has performed at the annual PBS “A Capital Fourth”, for the White House with the World’s Fair tour representing the United States in Portugal, Spain and Italy, and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The latest single “He is Still the Light” features the voice of Beverly Askia, is written by Lundy and produced by Cedric Thompson (Donald Lawrence, Bishop TD Jakes).
“We have a Grammy Award-winning producer from North Carolina,” added Patrick. “… it’s important to find someone you can trust with your music. »Www.PLundyMOM.org
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