Black History Month: What Are Jubilee Singers?

Informative and insightful! Great Black History Month post! 😉👍

Retrospective Lily

Hi, friends. This week’s BHM post relates to a phrase I’ve encountered multiple times in researching African-American spirituals. Rev. Thomas Dorsey, author of MLK Jr’s favorite hymn, briefly worked with the Pace Jubilee Singers, and John Wesley Work II, author of a beloved Christmas carol, played an integral role in the Fisk Jubilee Singers. In this post, we’ll explore the history and significance of jubilee singers to music.

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