THE SPIRIT OF GOSPEL

5 Stages of Gospel

  • StoreFront 
  • Folk Spiritual
  • Great Migration
  • Shout
  • Transitional

Common form of gospel is call and response. Oftentimes when a service or song was so powerful performers and audience members would begin speaking in tongues. 

Father of Gospel Music: Thomas Dorsey

Noteworthy Artists: Mahalia Jackson, Bebe and Cece Winans, and Tye Tribbet

3 Types of Gospel

  • Transitional-Jubilee Quartet
  • Traditional-Modern Church Choir
  • Contemporary-Rap Gospel