In this new collection of spirituals and hymns, jazz veterans Hank Jones and Charlie Haden raise a "joyful noise" that, says TIME's Jay Cocks, is "not only unique in the jazz canon -- it's also uniquely beautiful." The Verve Records release, "a kind of informal jazz eucharist," pairs "two instrumental Olympians playing with improvisational brio and numinous respect for sources and traditions." Pianist Jones and bassist Haden have drawn on some history and autobiography and a little private meditation, set them deep in the spirit, then drawn them out into a jazz pilgrimage through Black spirituals, white hymns and folk tunes from Ireland and French Canada. "This isn't just great music," says Cocks. "It's healing music."