VIDEO: Detroit School of Arts Vocal Jazz Ensemble Performs Byrne’s ‘My House’

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Here’s a video that gives people, in the words of the late Ian Dury, “Reasons to be Cheerful.”

Check out “Everybody’s Coming to My House,” the David Byrne song performed by the Detroit School of Arts Vocal Jazz Ensemble.  “Everybody’s Coming to My House” is from the new album American Utopia by Byrne, his first album since 2004.

The video is part of a series of initiatives Byrne calls “Reasons to be Cheerful.”


“Everybody’s Coming to My House” from the album American Utopia By David Byrne

Performed by The Detroit School of Arts Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Choir Director: Cheryl Valentine

Choir: Nicole Baker; Michael Brown; Artoria Clayton; Eddie Gardner III; Mariah Gossett; Joseph Greene; Ivon Harris; Alaina Hicks; Ernest Howard II; Katerina Johnson; Ca’Mar Leonard; Justin J. Malone-Horton; Emmett Nelson; Arreyon S. Pettis; Ontrice Ramsey II; Destiny Sanders; Renita Smith; Kamia Wardlaw; Alaska A. Wilson; Kamaree Williams

Video created by: Eric Welles-Nyström
Produced by David Byrne
Written and Produced by Lindsey Suzanne Smith and Eric Welles-Nyström
Director of Photography: Cy Abdelnour
Camera: Kandi Alexander, Kashira Dowridge, Trey Sarmento
Editor: Jaron Halmy
Associate Producer: Beverly Morrison-Green, Devin A. Patterson, Kandi Alexander, Malik Singleton, Sultan Sharrief, Steph Smith
Production sound mixer: Mark Broe
Post Production Sound Mixer: Colin Alexander
Assistant Editor:Hayden Waggener
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