Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir life and biography

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Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir biography

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Birthplace : Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-11-30
Credited as : Gospel choir, ,

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When pastor Jim Cymbala and his wife Carol came to the Brooklyn Tabernacle in 1972, the church consisted of 15-20 people. Carol started a choir about a year later with nine people. Today, the choir has 240 voices and 6,000 people worship there every week. As a recording group, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir has sold three million albums and has won several Grammy and Dove Awards. Warner Alliance's Live...We Come Rejoicing and Sony's God Is Working -- Live are among their most vibrant live recordings from the '90s.

Discography

''Declare Your Name'': 2009
''I'll Say Yes'': 2008
''I'm Amazed'': 2005
''Live... This is Your House'': 2003
''Be Glad'': 2001
''The Light of the World'' 2001
''Hallelujah! The Very Best of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir'': 2000
''God is Working'': 2000
''Songs from the Altar'': 1998
''High & Lifted Up'': 1998
''Favorite Song of All'': 1996
''Christmas at Brooklyn Tabernacle'': 1995
''Praise Him... Live'': 1995
''Solo A El'': 1994
''Live - We Come Rejoicing'': 1993
''Only to Him'': 1992
''Oh What a Love'': 1992
''Jesus be Praised'': 1991
''Live with Friends'': 1991
''Live Again'': 1989
''Live... a Celebration'': 1988
''Oh Que Amor'': 1985
''How Jesus Loves'': 1987
''You're My Praise'': 1984
''So In Love'': 1983
''Giving Him Thanks'' : 1981

Grammy Awards
* 1993: Live...We Come Rejoicing – Best Gospel Album By A Choir
* 1995: Praise Him - Live! – Best Gospel Album By A Choir
* 1999: High And Lifted Up – Best Gospel Album By A Choir
* 2000: Live - God Is Working – Best Gospel Album By A Choir
* 2002: Be Glad – Best Gospel Album By A Choir
* 2004: Live...This is Your House – Best Gospel Album By A Choir

GMA Dove Awards
* 1996: Praise Him Live – Choral Collection of the Year
* 1997: Tribute-The Songs of Andrae Crouch – Special Event Album of the Year
* 2006: "Through the Fire"; Live at Brooklyn Tabernacle – Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

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