“HE DIED | HE ROSE” is a “film score” of the final days of Jesus: His death and resurrection. From the opening theme, “Entrance of a King”, depicting the humble arrival of Jesus to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, to “The Great Commission” anthem, His final challenge to followers before ascending to heaven, this instrumental soundtrack portrays the poignant Gospel story.  The Good Friday / Easter double album introduces compelling original works in progressive rock, world, folk, classical and jazz styles along with reinterpretations of well loved traditional and modern worship songs for the Lent season.  Enter in and sense the agonizing pain, loss, betrayal, darkness, redemption, miraculous resurrection, hope, new life and fall-on-your-knees glory! Thank you for joining us on this pilgrimage.

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The TREVOR DICK BAND is: Trevor Dick (electric, MIDI and acoustic violin/viola); Jake Payne (piano and keyboard); Dave Hjin (electric and acoustic guitar); Will Jarvis (electric bass); Steve Heathcote (drums and percussion)

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01 – Entrance of a King – 4:58

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: Trevor wrote this song with a lilting, melancholic middle-eastern feel depicting Jesus riding His donkey into Jerusalem. We wonder what Jesus was thinking as He rode through the streets of Jerusalem, knowing that the same crowd who were crying “Hosanna!” (“Lord, save us!”), would soon be yelling “Crucify Him!”.

The middle chorus is a triumphant fanfare depicting the arrival of a King, but not the King the people were hoping for. Jesus, the “servant King”, riding a donkey, was signalling that He was entering Jerusalem for a completely different reason than the people realized.

02 – Pain in the Land (30 Pieces of Silver) – 4:32

Music: Dave Hjin
Arrangement: Dave Hjin & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: Dave wrote this song portraying the turmoil, unrest, angst and deep pain that was evident in the last days of Jesus. His betrayal by Judas, abandonment by His closest friends and followers … the denial of Peter.  The main melody is represented by a slow mournful, plodding guitar part with mysterious chromatic violin lines that weave in-between. These eventually give way to a blistering, heart-wrenching guitar solo backed by an intense band rhythm section.

03 – Not My Will but Yours Be Done – 2:28

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick, Dave Hjin and Jake Payne
Performers: Trevor Dick (acoustic violin), Dave Hjin (acoustic guitar) and Jake Payne (acoustic piano)

BEHIND THE MUSIC: This song represents Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane in anguish, “sweating drops of blood”. He is praying to God, His Father and asking that “this cup of suffering would pass”. But, He submits to His Father and says:”Not My will but Yours be done”. The descending line of the piano at the beginning of the song, represents a great heaviness, evil, sin and darkness in the world. The high violin line represents Jesus rising above this and persevering to do the Father’s bidding – submitting to His will and authority in His life.

04 – Via Dolorosa – 6:43

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: Via Dolorosa” is Latin for “Sorrowful Way” or “Way of Suffering”. This song is a lament of Jesus’ final agonizing journey, carrying His cross through the streets of Jerusalem. It was written and arranged in a sweeping “film score” style with a number of musical elements filled with symbolism. Here are a few things to listen for:

1) The belaboured heartbeat of Jesus is represented by the throbbing percussive bass line doubled and accented by staccato strings and electric rhythm guitar.

2) In the opening two verses of duo electric violins, Trevor was visualizing a heart-wrenching conversation between Jesus and God the Father. God the Father is the lower MIDI violin line and Jesus is represented by the higher soaring electric violin line. The main melody and the core of the conversation begins at 1:54.  Jesus isn’t by Himself. God the Father is with Him … agonizing along with His son as He took that painful journey through Jerusalem’s streets, up the hill to Golgotha.  The Holy Spirit is present as well in this conversation represented by the shimmering/ambient lead guitar lines.  

3) The solos at 3:16 (traded between the guitar and electric violin) paint the guttural agony, brutality, and chaotic intensity of these final steps of Jesus.

4) At 4:50, we see a clear shift in the music and a new tribal-like menacing closing theme is introduced. Jesus has arrived to the top of Golgotha, “The Place of the Skull”.  The religious leaders and angry mob are in frenzy … repeated percussive piano octaves cut through the mix at 5:37, representing nails that are being driven into Jesus’ hands and feet which then fade out like a horrible dream after the final chord … 

05 – Interlude 1 (Not My Will – Reprise) – 0:34

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Jake Payne
Performer: Jake Payne (acoustic piano)

BEHIND THE MUSIC: This very short solo piano reprise is taken from the main theme of “Not My Will but Yours Be Done”. It acts as a little tag to “Via Dolorosa”. While hanging on the cross, Jesus says to His Father, “into your hands I commend my Spirit,” He is quoting from Psalm 31:5. The verse He’s quoting is often rendered as “Into Your hand I entrust my life.” As death is approaching, Jesus is entrusting His life completely to God as a final act of submission.

06 – O Sacred Head – 5:07

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach (Public Domain) & Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded” is a Christian Passion hymn based on a Latin text written during the Middle Ages. The first verse of the song reads:

O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down,
Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown;
How pale Thou art with anguish, with sore abuse and scorn!
How does that visage languish, which once was bright as morn!

There are a number of important symbolic musical elements to be aware of as you listen to the arrangement of this great hymn: 

1) The opening marimba “ostinato” (repeating) melodic loop through the song symbolizes the persevering nature of Jesus with His face “set like flint”. There was no turning back. He was going to submit to the will of His Father and complete His mission to go to the cross for us!  “Because the Sovereign Lord helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore have I set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame” (Isaiah 50:7). “ Now it came to pass, when the time had come for Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51-56).

2) The opening foreboding bass line that is doubled by the violin and guitar is another “retelling” of the main “Judas theme” (as we have named it) representing the utter evil, darkness and betrayal of this pivotal moment in history. 

3) You will notice Judas’ theme appears throughout the song, but now with a soaring melodic counter melody on the violin and guitar which represent Jesus “rising above” and conquering the sin and darkness. 

4) In the second verse, the piano states the main chorale melody in half time, while the violin has a higher counter-melody that weaves above, in and around the main melody. This descant was actually written by J.S Bach. I can still recall the first time I discovered this beautiful section of Bach’s “St. Matthew’s Passion” while studying at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music, years ago. It felt appropriate to highlight this beautiful countermelody and honour one of my heroes of music and faith. Bach ended every composition with the letters “SDG”  which stood for Soli Deo Gloria – “Glory to God alone.”   

07 – Interlude 2 (Behold Your Son – Behold Your Mother) – 1:29

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & Dave Hjin
Performers: Trevor Dick (acoustic violin) and Dave Hjin (acoustic guitar)

BEHIND THE MUSIC (A note from Trevor): This simple song portrays the amazing words of Jesus to His mother and then His best friend, John: “Woman, behold, your son … Behold, your mother!” (John 19:25-27 ESV)

I find it absolutely remarkable that Jesus, in the depth of suffering, takes this moment to comfort and take care of His mother and best friend, John. He is in effect saying, you are now going to take care of each other! John for Mary and Mary for John. Just a wonderful, selfless act of love.

In 2021, my mom, an  amazing woman of faith, passed away at 91 years of age. In 1970, our family lost our father in a car accident when I was just 4 years old. Mom was all we had left. After her death, my family gifted me with her violin which has a beautiful, sweet tone. I have been missing my mom, our conversations, her encouragement and love. Her words continue to ring in my ears when I am feeling discouraged: “Just press on Trevor, just press on!”.

The melody to “Interlude 2 (Behold Your Son – Behold Your Mother)” came to me in the middle of the night. I got up, picked up mom’s violin and my journal, and scribbled the notes down to this music so I wouldn’t forget them. I didn’t think much more about it and went back to bed.  A few days later, I revisited what I had written down and it turned into this simple, tender song. I believe it portrays the love of a mother for her son and a son for his mother and beautifully fits this poignant moment when Jesus asks John to take His place in taking care of Mary and in turn Mary for John. It is a moment on the cross where time stops, eyes meet and Mary and John know in their hearts that it is going to be ok. The Lord of comfort had spoken!

08 – Wondrous Love – 4:47

Music: Medley – “What Wondrous Love is This” (Author Unknown, Public Domain) and “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us” (Stuart Richard Townend – Thankyou Music Ltd.). Used by permission. Represented by CMMRA & DistroKid.
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & Dave Hjin
Performers: Trevor Dick (acoustic five-string viola) and Dave Hjin (acoustic guitar)

BEHIND THE MUSIC: This acoustic medley of “What Wondrous Love is This” and “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us” is a chance to reflect on the deep love of God as described in John 3:16 (NLT): “For this is how God loved the world: He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life”.

09 – Worthy is the Lamb – 5:01

Music: George Frideric Handel (Public Domain)
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: Handel’s “Messiah” was first performed in Dublin, Ireland on April 13, 1742 during the Good Friday / Easter weekend and received its London premiere, a year later. After an initially modest public reception, the oratorio gained in popularity, eventually becoming one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western Music. Although it was originally written for the Lent Season, it is now mainly performed during Christmas. “Worthy Is the Lamb” is one of the most powerful, well-loved songs from “Messiah” and we felt it needed to be on this album. The lyrics of this great work come directly from Revelation 5:12–14 KJV:

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain,
and hath redeemed us to God by His blood,
to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.

Blessing and honour, glory and power, be unto Him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever. Amen.

10 – Come Behold the King – 6:26

Music & Lyrics: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band, Michael Austin Harris (vocals), Verese Vassell-Bowen (vocals) and Nikaelia Harris (vocals)
Recording of Vocals: Brad Dougas, Engineer, Revelation Sound, Guelph, ON

BEHIND THE MUSIC: “Come Behold the King” was partially inspired by Handel’s “Worthy is the Lamb” from “Messiah” along with the following Scriptures: Revelation 5: 9-10, 7:9-11; Isaiah 6:1-5; Luke 23:44-47; 2 Corinthians 3:18 and John 1:29.

This song is an “other worldly” glimpse into Jesus, the Lamb of God, sitting on His throne at the right hand of God the Father.


COME BEHOLD THE KING – LYRICS

Verse 1
Come behold the Lamb!
Worthy is He, the One who was slain
Honour and glory and blessing are Yours
Christ our Saviour and King

Verse 2
Come behold the cross!
Jesus You shed Your precious blood
Oh, what love and grace divine
Bearing the sin of the World

Chorus
We see the Lord seated high on the throne
And the train of His robe fills the temple with glory!
Worthy is He, who was slain to receive
All the power and riches and wisdom and strength! 

Verse 3
Come behold the King!
Mighty and great, holy is He
All other kingdoms will fade away
Only your throne remains

Chorus
 
Bridge
We sing this new song, worthy are You
To open the scroll and break every seal
The veil of the temple was torn in two
A new covenant redeemed my soul
Your blood was shed ransomed all for God
Every tribe, language and nation
Your Kingdom come, Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven!

Chorus (Instrumental)
 
Chorus
 
Tag
Lord, we surrender our lives!
Lord, we give you our lives! (Repeat)
Lord, I surrender my life!
Lord, I give you my life! (Repeat)

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11 – Elevation – 3:36

Music: Jake Payne
Arrangement: Jake Payne & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: “Elevation” depicts the miraculous bodily resurrection of Jesus into heaven on the third day. In the words of Jesus from Luke 24:46-47 (NLT): “And He said, “Yes, it was written long ago that the Messiah would suffer and die and rise from the dead on the third day. It was also written that this message would be proclaimed in the authority of His name to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem: ‘There is forgiveness of sins for all who repent’.”  The music begins quite gently at first and then builds steadily to a repeating majestic orchestral rock fanfare as Jesus enters His heavenly home, the new Jerusalem!

12 – Christ the Lord is Risen Today – 4:29

Music: Charles Wesley (Public Domain)
Arrangement: Dave Hjin & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: Dave Hjin of the Trevor Dick Band arranged this classic resurrection hymn in a driving triplet rock style that brings fresh punch to the powerful message. The song opens with a unique call and response pipe organ and piano introduction before the band kicks in.

Verse 1
Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia!

Verse 2
Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia!
Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids him rise, Alleluia!
Christ has opened paradise, Alleluia!

Verse 3
Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once he died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where’s thy victory, boasting grave? Alleluia!

Verse 4
Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia!
Following our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like him, like him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!

 

13 – Interlude 3 (The Empty Tomb) – 3:10

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Dave Hjin & Trevor Dick
Performer: Dave Hjin (acoustic guitar)

BEHIND THE MUSIC: This song is a “restatement” of “Interlude 2 (Behold Your Son – Behold Your Mother)” from the “HE DIED” side of the album, but now on solo improvised guitar. As Mary and John, and other followers who love Jesus visit and discover the empty garden tomb, this song portrays the events.  In the words of the angel: “He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.” (Matthew  28:6-7 NKJV).

14 – Anástasis (O Praise the Name) – 5:02

Music: Benjamin W. Hastings, Dean M. Ussher & Martin W. Sampson. (Hillsong Music Publishing Australia  & Small City Music). Used by permission. Represented by CMMRA & DistroKid.
Arrangement: Dave Hjin & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: This is a unique, ambient setting of the well known Easter worship song with a 7/8 flowing groove. Steve Heathcote chose brushes on his drum kit and Will is featured throughout and in the closing vamp with warm bass guitar solo work. The song floats along like a dream. Did Jesus really rise from the dead? Is this really happening? The words of the third verse and chorus ring out:

 

Then on the third at break of dawnThe Son of heaven rose againO trampled death where is your sting?The angels roar for Christ the King
O praise the Name of the Lord our GodO praise His Name forevermoreFor endless days we will sing Your praiseOh Lord, oh Lord our God

15 – Doing This for You – 4:37

Music: Jake Payne
Arrangement: Jake Payne & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: What would drive a motley crew of Jesus-followers to be willing to die abhorrent deaths, just to carry on His call and mission? This question is at the heart of this song, “Doing this For You”. The music once more symbolically uses a repeating single-note ostinato (similar to “O Sacred Head”) to portray the “no turning back” forward motion grit and perseverance of not only Jesus, but His disciples. Jesus had gone to the cross for us and had planted a “wild fire” in the hearts of John, Peter, James and many others to carry His “Good News”  to the World!

16 – Jesus Paid it All – 5:37

Music: Elvina M. Hall (Public Domain)
Arrangement: Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: “Jesus Paid it All” has become a much loved standard during the Easter season. If you listen carefully to this song, you will hear more repetitive “ostinato” elements, representing the perseverance of Jesus (who “paid it all”) and His call to all followers to do the same (“all to Him I owe”).

Verse 1
I hear the Savior say,
“Thy strength indeed is small,
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in Me thine all in all.”

Chorus
Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe;
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed it white as snow.

Verse 2
Lord, now indeed I find
Thy pow’r and Thine alone,
Can change the leper’s spots
And melt the heart of stone. [Chorus]

Verse 3
For nothing good have I
Where-by Thy grace to claim;
I’ll wash my garments white
In the blood of Calv’ry’s Lamb. [Chorus]

Verse 4
And when, before the throne,
I stand in Him complete,
“Jesus died my soul to save,”
My lips shall still repeat. [Chorus]


In 2021, during the Pandemic, the Trevor Dick Band did a “lockdown” rendition of this from our home studios and released it online during Easter of that year. Tony Lind is playing guitars on this version.

17 – When I Survey – 1:37

Music: Isaac Watts (Public Domain)
Arrangement: Trevor Dick, Dave Hjin & Jake Payne
Performers: Trevor Dick (5-string Viola), Dave Hjin (Acoustic Guitar) & Jake Payne (Piano)

BEHIND THE MUSIC:When I Survey” is perhaps the most sung and beloved Good Friday / Easter Hymn. This simple viola, guitar and piano rendition is placed here on the “HE ROSE” side of the album to begin a reflective “look back” at the wondrous cross of Jesus and all it signifies. The lyrics read:

Verse 1
When I survey the wondrous cross
on which the Prince of glory died,
my richest gain I count but loss,
and pour contempt on all my pride.

Verse 2
Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast
save in the death of Christ, my God!
All the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them through his blood.

Verse 3
See, from his head, his hands, his feet,
sorrow and love flow mingled down.
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet,
or thorns compose so rich a crown?

Verse 4
Were the whole realm of nature mine,
that were a present far too small.
Love so amazing, so divine,
demands my soul, my life, my all.

 

18 – Near the Rugged Cross – 3:58

Music: Medley – “Near the Cross” (Fanny Crosby, Public Domain) and “The Old Rugged Cross” (George Bennard, Public Domain).
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & Jake Payne
Performers: Trevor Dick (acoustic violin) and Jake Payne (acoustic piano)

BEHIND THE MUSIC:Near the Cross” and “The Old Rugged Cross” are two more loved Good Friday / Easter hymns. They continue the reflective “look back” at the cross. The cross is much more than a piece of jewelry many wear around their necks. It is a powerful symbol. Even while celebrating the resurrection of Jesus and the new life He offers, we must continually remember His final, enduring work on the cross. These are “remembrance” hymns, or in the words of 1 Corinthians 11:24 NIV “This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”  The lyrics of these hymns, penned by Fanny Crosby and George Bennard are beautiful and timeless:

Jesus, keep me near the cross,
There a precious fountain;
Free to all, a healing stream,
Flows from Calv’ry’s mountain.

In the cross, in the cross
Be my glory ever,
Till my ransomed soul shall find
Rest beyond the river.

***

On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,
the emblem of suffering and shame;
and I love that old cross where the dearest and best
for a world of lost sinners was slain.

So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross,
till my trophies at last I lay down;
I will cling to the old rugged cross,
and exchange it some day for a crown.


While in rehearsal, Trevor and Jake rolled some video and captured the moment this arrangement came together. Trevor is playing his mother’s violin. 

19 – Easter Medley – 9:01

Music: Medley – “What a Beautiful Name” (Benjamin D. Fielding & Brooke G. Fraser – Hillsong Music Publishing Australia); “You are My King (Amazing Love)” (Billy J. Foote – Worshiptogether.com Songs) and “Living Hope” (Philip D. Wickham & Brian M. Johnson – Simply Global Songs, Phil Wickham Music, Sing My Songs & Bethel Music Publishing). Used by permission. Represented by CMMRA & DistroKid.
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: The “Easter Medley” is an arrangement of three contemporary Easter worship songs: “What a Beautiful Name”, “You are My King (Amazing Love) and “Living Hope”. 1 Peter 1:3-4 (NIV) is a key scripture that is represented in this music: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you”. Some key lyrics highlighted in this arrangement are:

Then came the morning that sealed the promiseYour buried body began to breatheOut of the silence, the roaring lionDeclared the grave has no claim on meJesus, yours is the victory.

Hallelujah, praise the one who set me freeHallelujah, death has lost its grip on meYou have broken every chainThere’s salvation in your nameJesus Christ, my living hope

***

Death could not hold You
The veil tore before You
You silence the boast of sin and grave
The heavens are roaring
The praise of Your glory
For You are raised to life again

You have no rival
You have no equal
Now and forever God You reign
Yours is the kingdom
Yours is the glory
Yours is the Name above all names

What a wonderful Name it is
What a wonderfull Name it is
The Name of Jesus Christ my King
What a powerful Name it is
Nothing can stand against
What a powerful Name it is
The Name of Jesus

20 – Lord, I Need You – 6:03

Music: Daniel A. Carson, Matthew G. Maher, Jesse Reeves, Christy L. Nockels & Kristian P. Stanfill (Worshiptogether.com Songs, Sixsteps Music, Valley of Songs Music, Thankyou Music LTD. & Sweater Weather Music). Used by permission. Represented by CMMRA & DistroKid.
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC (A note from Trevor): Over the last few years, during the uncertainty of the pandemic, some serious health challenges, the passing of my mom, and the turmoil around us in the world, I have found myself reflecting on (and praying) the lyrics to this great song in the late hours of the night:

Lord I come, I confessBowing here, I find my restWithout You, I fall apartYou’re the one that guides my heart

Lord, I need You, oh, I need YouEvery hour, I need YouMy one defense, my righteousnessOh God, how I need You

Where sin runs deep, Your grace is moreWhere grace is found is where You areAnd where You are, Lord, I am freeHoliness is Christ in me

Lord, I need You, oh, I need YouEvery hour, I need YouMy one defense, my righteousnessOh God, how I need You

So teach my song to rise to YouWhen temptation comes my wayAnd when I cannot stand, I’ll fall on YouJesus, You’re my hope and stay

Lord, I need You, oh, I need YouEvery hour, I need YouMy one defense, my righteousnessOh God, how I need You
You’re my one defense, my righteousnessOh God, how I need You

 

21 – The Great Commission – 8:24

Music: Trevor Dick
Arrangement: Trevor Dick & the Trevor Dick Band
Performers: Trevor Dick Band

BEHIND THE MUSIC: “The Great Commission” is the final song on the “HE DIED | HE ROSE” album. It was inspired by the following passages of Scripture outlining Jesus’ final challenge to His disciples:

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw Him they worshiped Him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’ ” (Matthew 28:16-20 ESV).

And He led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands He blessed them. While He blessed them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven. And they worshiped Him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy, and were continually in the temple blessing God. (Luke 24: 50-53 ESV)

As the disciples were “sent out” by Jesus in these inspiring passages and they watched Him ascend to the heavens with wonder and amazement, their hearts were surely beating a little faster. An adventure was starting, like they had never experienced before! They had a mission to accomplish! The music on this closing anthem captures the emotions of this moment, from the “mission impossible” shout section of the song to the soaring “mountain top” bridge ending. They were determined to “go” in God’s power and boldness to change the world! 

“HE DIED I HE ROSE” – Artwork Reveal Video – Tina Newlove Interview


Trevor’s interview with Canadian award winning artist, Tina Newlove and the “reveal” of her two commissioned original oil paintings: “He Died” and “He Rose” (oil on wooden panel). These stunning original works (a diptych pair) were used as the main artwork on the new “HE DIED | HE ROSE” double Easter album.

Produced, written and arranged by: the Trevor Dick Band

Engineered and mixed by: Richard Cleaver, Noble Street Studios, Toronto, ON and Whisperwood Recording Studios, Barrie, ON 

Assistant Engineer: Dex Piecowye

Overdub recordings: the home studios of the Trevor Dick Band

Mastered by: George Seara, George Seara Sound, Toronto, ON

Original commissioned “He Died | He Rose” paintings: Tina Newlove

Graphic design: Brandon Priebe

Painting photography: Eric Silveira, Lucid Digital Media, Cambridge, ON

CD printing: Train Records, Toronto, ON

Funding and support: flyingbow.com

© 2024 Trevor Dick Band. All rights reserved. Performance Rights administration: SOCAN. Unauthorized duplication prohibited by law. Made in Canada.

“HE DIED | HE ROSE” Official Album Release Video

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Behind the Scenes: Tour of Noble Street Studios with Trevor Dick – Band Sessions

Behind the Scenes: Tour of Noble Street Studios with Richard Cleaver – Acoustic Sessions