Jubilee Quartets

What’s better than one talented singer? How about four talented singers all singing together at once. This is the basis of Jubilee Quartet. Jubilee Quartet was named after the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group organized by George L. White at Fisk University which gained popularity in the early 20th century. Many other Universities and Colleges followed the Fisk singers and made their own jubilee quartets. The quartets included closed harmonies, formal arrangements and a “flatfooted” style of singing that was rooted in Western music traditions. One could say Jubille Quartets were the earliest form of boy bands. 

Fisk Jubilee Singers
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