A New Take on the History of Quartets: Take 6

A New Take on the History of Quartets: Take 6 A History of Singers: Jubilee Quartets were popular African American religious musical groups. The name derives from a group named  the Fisk Jubilee Singers organized by George L White at Fisk University in 1871. They were known for singing negro spirituals. This tradition acted as […]

Take Six – The Grammy Winning Jubilee Sextet

Take Six – The Grammy Winning Jubilee Sextet Where did Jubilee singing come from ? Jubilee singing originated from Fisk University where students formed a vocal group that would sing negro spirituals and practice a style of music called “Flatfooted” singing. The name Jubilee came from the “Jewish year of Jubilee” mentioned in the book […]