I'd wager you earned all "A"s when you took music appreciation.
Actually, I was apprehensive that some would find this a bit sacrilegious. I'm relieved you find merit in it.
Every time I've heard OHN the past couple years, I imagined a treatment something like this. As you might guess, I'm a big fan of gospel-style piano in the vein of James Cleveland or Richard Tee, as it usually gives me "happy feet".