Pastor Pat Wright and the Black Nativity Choir. Sang!
Martell, TEGC Drummer, jams at Black Nativity
Pastor Pat Wright looking good back stage at Black Nativity now playing through December 23.
Pastor Pat Wright having some fun time back stage at Black Nativity now playing through December 23.
Join Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir in honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr and his dream.
Black Nativity -- December 6-23, 2012 -- The Moore Theatre -- Seattle, WA
Monica, Emily, and Bryce say "hi".
Pastor Pat and Maestro Lou doing it like no others can! Workshop at Bainbridge Island, WA
Workshop Fabulous at Bainbridge Island, WA
Pastor Pat; where you at, now? Just sho' 'nough groovin' at the Wheedle's Groove.
Our spot to sing indicated by sign, and "helium bouquet", a welcome touch at Seattle Brain Cancer Walk, which raised $675,000, had 2,700 participants, and 200 volunteers (which Total Experience Gospel
Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir performing the National Anthem for the Seattle Storm basketball team's Faith & Family night.
On a Stormy Night only The Shadow knows... Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir performing the National Anthem for the Seattle Storm basketball team's Faith & Family night.
Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir during intermission, backstage at Teatro ZinZanni
Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir posing after doing a gospel music workshop in Natchitoches, LA at the First Baptist Church (North Street), Rev. Dr. Mitchell C. Herndon, pastor.
While wandering through the sights of Natchitoches, LA, the city's mayor spots our group, stops, and welcomes us to the city. He and Pastor Pat Wright has a nice conversation together.
Dan The Man at First Baptist Church (North Street). Thanks for letting your camera "remember".
Lake Charles, LA Mayor Randy Roach presented Pastor Pat Wright with a little somethin'-somethin'. Also proclaimed August 20 as Pastor Pat Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir Day. (Southern To
Following a yummy breakfast served at the radio station to the Total Experience Gospel Choir, morning show host Robert "Creepa" Croston interviewed Pastor Pat Wright, then we sang live on the air! —
Time to go home to Seattle. Little Brother says "thank ya very muuuccchhh for comin'! Ya'll come back ya hear!"
The Choir's first singing engagement of 2012.
Our annual trek to Bainbridge Island, complete with tasty dinner prepared by former White House Chef Rudy Rimando.
Rescheduled due to last month's incliment weather, and still a capacity audience. We love singing at Lake Forest Park's Third Place Commons!
Back again this year at Toulouse Petit in Lower Queen Anne to sing a Mardi Gras brunch concert. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Singing for a good cause in the Bicycle Capital of the Northwest.
Sang our hearts out at this 100th birthday party. Congratulations Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church!
Another great evening--now a twenty-year TEGC/North Stake tradition--spent in fellowship and song with our Mormon brothers and sisters.
Sang here in Kent at both Sunday worship services, followed by an excellent buffet lunch!
At Seattle Theatre Group's "Opening Doors to the Arts" gala fundraiser, Pastor Pat and several members of the Choir sang from the stage of this landmark theatre at 9th and Pine.
Back again to sing at this happenin' joint across from the Seattle Aquarium, this time to a Friday evening full house!
At Safeco Field to sing the National Anthem before the UW-UCLA men's baseball game.
The Choir's Japan "tour poster." Our itenerary included concerts in Tadotsu, spending the day in Hiroshima, and concerts in Tokyo, Utsonomiya, and Ishinomaki
A tasty send-off at the end of of our Tuesday rehearsal prior to departure!
About to board the Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 double-decker, the world's largest passenger aircraft. Narita International, here we come!
The Marukame newspaper published this the day after our concert at Tadotsu Jr. High.
Lou, Faye, Dan, and Pastor Pat await lunch in Hiroshima. Photo by Miho Usuda
Of the MILLIONS of paper cranes from all over the world on display at the Hiroshima Childrens Peace Monument, we spotted some from back home!
Pictured here with Pastor Pat, our dear friend Monk Higuchi paid the Choir a surprise visit at our hotel in Tokyo, two days before we expected to see him in Ishinomaki.
Handbill for our concert in Tokyo
Three-sheet poster outside the Togichi Prefecture Concert Hall in Utsonomiya
Monk Higuchi (center) in Ishinomaki's Saikoji Temple, flanked by the Total Experience Gospel Choir and our Japanese hosts Miho, Atsuko, and Tyrone (left).
Pausing a moment in Ishinomaki's Saikoji Temple--site of the Choir's fifth and final concert of the tour--here are the nineteen members who made the May 2012 Japan trip.
Pastor Pat in her happi coat, with our friend Rev. Senji Kanaeda from Bainbridge Island
Passing the time at LAX: Rev. Senji Kanaeda in his Buddhist monk's garb, and Pastor Pat in her happi coat, a gift from Monk Higuchi in Ishinomaki.
Monk Higuchi gifted the Choir this flag at Saikoji Temple, Ishinomaki
View from the Mural Amphitheatre risers at Northwest Folklife: Pastor Pat sings Isaac Watts' "Blessed Assurance" a capella, while event MC and Gospel music historian Rubye Divens Hayden (yellow sweate
Ethnic Heritage Council Executive Director Alma Plancich and Pastor Pat, recipient of the EHC "Cultural Treasure Award"