Jubliee Quartets

By: Tatyanna Tyger

  • Originated in the early 1900’s.

  • Was similar to Negro Spirituals but consisted of a faster beat.
  • The minimum amount of singers in a group was four. Consisting of a first bass, second bass, first tenor, and second tenor.
  • Influenced the start of Gospel music.
  • Many groups would sing for a company’s product for some more money.
  • Some popular Jubliee Quartet groups are The Golden Gate Quartet, Fisk Jubliee Singers, and Norfolk Jubliee Quartet.