On today’s episode, we talk with current and former Fisk Jubilee Singers to reflect on Dr. Kwami’s life and legacy, and listen back to some of the music performed under his tutelage.
Kwami was the group’s first African director, and his commitment to the ensemble’s 150-year legacy carried them through several remarkable milestones.
One of the oldest recordings of the Fisk Jubilee Quartet recently resurfaced, underlining the group’s historic importance to the Black community.
Elected officials, alumni and students of the historically black university gathered in the school’s gym on Wednesday to honor the perseverance and genius of the nine original singers.
The world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers have spent more than a century making a name for themselves as a talented music group. So, it wasn’t a surprise when they won their first Grammy award in March.
The Fisk Jubilee Singers, the Nashville Symphony, and an array of lauded local musicians were among the winners at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.