Category: 1930s

The Golden Gate Quartet Formation of the Group In the mid 1930’s 4 highschool students from Norfol, VA joined together to create what was initially

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From Jubilee to Gospel

Introduction The term Jubilee Quartet was derived from a group of singers known as the Fisk Jubilee Singers. This group was formed at Fisk University,

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Gospel Music

Gospel Music Gospel music is a genre of Christian music and it can be traced back to the early 17th century. Gospel music is composed

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Charles Parker_Bebop King

Charles Parker “Bird”/”Yardbird” 12 Facts About Charles Parker: 1. Charles “Charlie” Parker Jr was born on August 29, 1920. 2. He was born in Kansas

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Blues

Blues music was known to break down the stereotypes of Black people and play a role in the fight for justice and equality during the

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Ragtime

Ragtime defines a performance style and practices like composing and dance. Ben Harvey claimed to be its inventor. It is a duality between oral and

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Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

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