Saturday, January 24, 2015, 10:00am
George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist who's compositions spanned both classical and popular genres, including melodies like Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and the opera Porgy and Bess. The Cuban Overture was inspired by a vacation in...
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 10:00am
Shunned from some African American churches for her experiment with secular music, Rosetta Tharpe, struggled to regain her musical footing in the world of sanctified sacred music...
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:00am
Well established in the 1940s, 50 and 60s, gospel groups like the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Soul Stirrers with immerging soul singer Sam Cooke, the Swan Silvertones and Nashville, Tennessee’s Fairfield Four - a vocal ensemble that has existed for over 90 years, remain popular today.
Saturday, January 3, 2015, 10:00am
(#34) Based in San Francisco, the choral ensemble Chanticleer - meaning to "sing clear" in French - proclaim that they are the world's top male acapella chorus. They are known for a very diverse repertoire.