Category: jubilee quartet groups

The Mills Brothers: Four Kings of Harmony

1..2..3..4… Jubilee Quartet?! Tell Me More! The Jubilee Period was from 1880-1929. This genre or style of music was derived from the negro spirituals sung by African Americans during slavery. Jubilee quartets were a form

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The Dinwiddie Colored Quartet

Origin/Legacy The Dinwiddie Colored Quartet were a jubilee quartet founded in 1898 in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. They began as a jubilee quartet for the Dinwiddie Normal and Industrial School (now known as Southside High School),

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The Jubilaires

What Elements Did they Use? The Jubilaires were a quartet which is an ensemble of four voices. They used a jubilee style of singing. So, they were a jubilee quartet and this means that they

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Golden Gate Quartet – The Kings of Jubilee

General Overview of Jubilees There are several types of Jubilees: University jubilee quartets Minstrel jubilee quartets Community-based jubilee quartets Shape note/sacred harp quartets Barbershop community quartets There are also several periods of Jubilee music: Jubilee

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