Review of British Black Gospel, by Steve Alexander Smith (Monarch Books, 2009)

Cover Photo of British Black Gospel by Steve Alexander-Smith

The Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir is proud to be a part of the British gospel scene, and at eleven years of age has some claim to venerability, having worked with many of the “greats” of UK gospel in some very august venues.

Why I started Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir, by Miko GIedroyc (our founder)

Miko and the choir in 2005

Everyone thinks they know what gospel music sounds like. But I’ll never forget the first time I heard contemporary gospel music live in church. It was in 2002 at a small Pentecostal church in Tooting. After a chance meeting I’d been asked by their drummer to play keyboards....