Category: quartet

The Golden Gate Quartet

The most popular of the Jubilee Quartets were the Golden Quartets. This group formed in the mid-30’s and started in Booker T. Washington High School located in Norfolk, Virginia. This group was made up of

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The Famous Blue Jay Singers

The Famous Blue Jay Singers The Famous Blue Jay Singers only recorded ten titles for Paramount in 1932, but it was those titles that became highly popular and were re-released on the Crown, Decca, Champion,

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The Pilgrim Jubilees

Members: Clay Graham Cleve Graham Bobby McDougal Ben Chandler Michael Atkins Eddie Graham Fred Rice Former Members: Elgie Graham Willie Johnson Theophilles Graham Monroe Hatchett Leonard Brownlee Major Roberson Kenneth Madden Richard Crume Percy Clark

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Pilgrim Jubilees

ORIGIN The Pilgrim Jubilees, sometimes commonly known as “The Jubes” are a black gospel group established in 1934. The group was established by original group member Willie Johnson and Elgie Graham, who were from Jackson,

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The Winans Brothers

The Story of The Winans BrothersA look back at the rise of the Quartet group: The Winans Introduction The Winans Brothers were a jubilee quartet group consisting of Marvin, Carvin, Michael, and Ronald Winans. They

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Tuskegee Institute Jubilee Quartet

Origins The Tuskegee Quartet was formed in July 1881 after the creation of the Tuskegee Institute. The main purpose of the quartet was to perform jubilee spirituals during fund-raising campaigns. The quartet consisted of leader

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QUARtets

Quartet music originated around the 1880’s is compiled (in the African American sense) of at least four voices/instruments and at most six voices. Although, as opposed to Europeans, Africans defined a Quartet based on how

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