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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), and did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife and children.
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“In spite of what it is currently called, the music of these songs is not modem: this musical style is not new, but has been played in the most profane places and surroundings (cabarets, music halls, often for more or less lascivious dances with foreign names). The people are led on to rock or swing. They all feel an urge to dance about. That sort of “body language” is certainly alien to our Western culture, unfavorable to contemplation and its origins are rather suspect. Most of the time our congregations, which already find it hard not to confuse the crochets and the quavers in a 6/8 bar, do not respect the rhythm; then one no longer feels like dancing, but with the rhythm gone to pieces, the habitual poorness of the melodic line becomes all the more noticeable.”
— Unnamed choirmaster (Northern France) circa 1986

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Mother Angelica • “60 Minutes” (1984)
published 31 March 2016 by Jeff Ostrowski

This video shows Mother Angelica playing the drums at Mass! Check out the 11:25 marker:

Mother Angelica: 60 minutes 1984

My first TV boss! What a woman of God! Yes I was on 60 minutes at least my arm was! LOL!

Posted by Carey Goin on Monday, December 28, 2009

The 1980s must have been an interesting era!