Day: September 27, 2019

Blues by Olivia Tomlinson

How the Blues was Therapeutic for Black People by Olivia Tomlinson The blues was a secular music created in the early 20th century.  Prior to the blues most music was sacred or spiritual in nature,

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Jubilee Quartet Post

The Golden Gate Quartet A group of four performers, Willie Johnson(baritone), William Langford (tenor), Henry Owens(second tenor), and Orlandus Wilson (bass). The Group started in 1934 and lost American popularity in the 50s when they

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JU-BEE-LEE In My Quartet- Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1870 transitional 1920 End Still continued Create Your Own Playlist Fisk 1871 Fisk The first group was organized in 1871 at Fisk University to raise money for their school. LEARN MORE

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Jubilee Quartet

THE JUBILEE ERA m jubilee quartets jubilee 1880-1929 transitional 1930-1945 GOSPEL 1946-1969 Dixie hummingbirds One of the most legendary gospel quartet which came about in 1928 was known as the Dixie Hummingbirds. Founded by James

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Feeling Real Blue- Blues

Feeling Real Blue Blues is a mere of music that was made in the 1870s. It was inspired by negro spirituals mostly highlighting the pain and suffering that blacks had to go through. However, some

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Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets GOLDEN GATE QUARTET Golden gate quartet This was an American singing group that took a “hymn-like” approach to their singing. The group was led by veteran bass singer, “Orlando Wilson.” Learn More

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