This past summer, God gave the Jason Harms Quintet, the opportunity to spread the Gospel among the people of the Dominican Republic through jazz.
We were invited to play at a club in Santiago. The house band gave us a half-hour before they would take the stage that night. Once all the technical issues were worked out, we had about twenty minutes to play. We started our set and out of nowhere, it seemed, people began to fill the place.
The leader of the house band was so blessed with the music he became frustrated that the growing crowd wasn’t more attentive. They seemed to be enjoying the set, but he wanted them to enjoy it more.
After twenty minutes, he took the microphone a…