In the News

Jazz Fest 2012
In the Gospel Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2012

Shades of Praise: A choir without a church, New Orleans Magazine, December 2014

Shades of Praise: A New Song Sung from Within, American Within, August 2014

Shades of Praise presents “Love Will Lift Us Higher,” concert Feb. 13, The Advocate, 2/06/2014

Peacemaking Irish choir visits New Orleans, Times-Picayune, 8/04/2012

Shades of Praise Choir Raises Voices of Hope, Joy and Peace, Times-Picayune, 11/20/2011

Getting the Spirit at Gospel Camp, Offbeat, 10/14/2011

Katrina and Three Tales of Endurance, National Public Radio, 08/26/2010

Jazz Fest 2012
Jazz Fest 2012

Interracial Gospel Choir Mirrors New Orleans, Times Picayune, 11/1/2009

Jazz Fest Minute: Shades of Praise, WWNO 89.9. 4/10/2009

Gospel Music Sales Defy Industry Blues, Denise Trowbridge, 12/2/2008

Elbows Together, Hearts Apart: Institutional Reform, Economic Opportunity and Social Trust in Post-Katrina New Orleans, academic article by Shades co-founder Michael Cowan, Seattle Journal of Social Justice, 2008

Director Shoots Video of New Orleans Artists, Times-Picayune 8/12/2008

Conference Highlights Music As Ministry, Baptist Press, 6/24/2008

Interracial Choir Becomes Lifeline After Katrina, NPR, 3/4/2006

Homeless Again in New Orleans, Salon, 2/7/2006