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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets got their start in the late 1800s and lasted until the mid 1900s. Jubilee Quartets first started as a way for black colleges to raise funds for their schools.
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Different types

There wasn't one standard form of a Jubilee Quartet. There were Minstrel shows, in which white and black people would put on black face. There was Community based Jubilee Quartets, Sharp Note/Sacred Harp Quartets, and Barbershop Quartets.
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Jubilee Quartets often did not include instruments and the performers would make noises with their mouth or hands to add dimensions to their songs. During the transitional time the radio aided in the spread of Jubilee Quartets.
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Famous Jubilee Quartets include: Golden Gate Quartet, The Miles Brothers, Fisk Jubilee, Dixie Hummingbirds, Soul Stirrers, and Five Blind Boys.
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Gospel

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