Thanks for another wonderful Jazz Fest!!!

Magnify the Lord–one of Shades’ favorite songs

from our 2022 Christmas Concert at St. James Major in Gentilly


We had a wonderful time at St. Charles Avenue Baptist’s 125th anniversary celebration !




Shades of Praise Unity Project

In the summer of 2020 Shades got together –at a distance– to speak up for racial justice and unity.


Another Covid video was “According to Your Faith” written and arranged by Maestro Dwight Fitch, Sr.



In 2016 Shades helped the National Park Service celebrate their 100th birthday!



In 2015 Shades of Praise was featured in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana: Our Home, New Day commercials composed and sung by Jep Epstein to honor the 10th anniversary of Katrina


Shades Makes Number 3 on Gambit’s Bucket List
In September 2014, Gambit Magazine’s 21 Guide included Shades Thursday night rehearsals
on their Bucket List of things to experience living in New Orleans!

Gambit's 21 Bucket List Cover

No 3 on Gamibt Bucket List