Nkeiru Okoye

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf4-g9mIMnc[/embedyt] Nkeiru Okoye is a classical artist that has composed many classical works.  She started composing at the young age of 13.  She uses jazz and gospel inspirations to create a special contemporary classical sound.  She is a very important woman in african american classical music and has taught at multiples universities.

Shirley Ceasar

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-rmyVB6nRw[/embedyt] Shirley Caesar is a contemporary gospel artist.  She began singing in a gospel group called the Caravans in the lat 50’s and early 60’s.  After singing with the group she went solo and has released over 40 albums.  She has also been a part of 3 gospel musicals.  She is not only an […]