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Paul T. Kwami
Musical Director
Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Singers are featured in PBS’ award-winning television documentary series The American Experience in the program Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory.

On March 1, 2002, The Jubilee Singers performed on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. Click link to see an excerpt from Program.
Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage Artist Details: Fisk Jubilee Singers

Fisk Jubilee Singers: News Archive

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Families, fans salute first Walk of Fame inductees, Tennessean, by Peter Gilstrap, November 6, 2006

Neil Young In Nashville, New York Times, by Jon Pareles, Aug. 20, 2005. Fisk Jubilee Singers perform with Neil Young
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Fisk Jubilee Singers Receive Proclamation From New York City, Fisk University Office of Communications and Public Relations, March 5, 2005

A Long Time for a Short Trip, Tennessean, by Alan Bostick, Jan. 9, 2005
A look at the Jubilee Singers’ glorious history a day before at concert at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Fisk Jubilee Singers Plan to Diversify their Sound, Nashville City Paper, by Katharine Mosher, Dec. 29, 2004

Fisk Jubilee Singers CD Packaging, Monroe, Louisiana News-Star, by Leesha Faulkner, Feb. 4, 2004. Profile of artist who designed the Grammy award-winning packaging for the Jubilee Singers’ CD “In Bright Mansions.”

Jubilee Hall Sings, Nashville City Paper, by Megan Moriarty, July 31, 2003
Renovation of Fisk University's Jubilee Hall was made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior. After more than a year of costly and detailed work, the renovation of Fisk University’s Jubilee Hall is nearly complete.

Belmont, Fisk Celebrate Curb Partnership, Nashville City Paper, Feb. 18, 2003
A musical collaboration between Belmont University’s student-run Acklen Records and the internationally known Fisk Jubilee Singers has resulted in the release of In Bright Mansions.

Fisk Jubilee Singers Open New Blair School Concert Series, Nashville City Paper, by Ron Wynn, Jan.15, 2002
The Fisk Jubilee Singers, one of America’s premier spiritual ensembles, will make their first appearance at Vanderbilt today. They’ll be appearing at the newly completed Ingram Hall at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music. The concert is also the keynote event for the 2002 Martin Luther King Commemorative Series. The series theme is “Music, Memory & The Movement: The Sounds of Liberation.”

A Historic Meeting: Fisk’s Jubilee Singers First-Ever Performance at Vanderbilt was Resonant and Poignant, Nashville Scene, by Marcel Smith, Jan. 25, 2002
Concert at Vanderbilt University gets excellent review and bringing together the singers in the new Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts was an occasion for rejoicing.

Fisk Jubilee Singers: Ambassadors Transceding Time and Race, New York Times, by Jon Pareles, Mar. 9 2000
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Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame, Tennessee Tribune, Nov. 2-8, 2000. Fisk Jubilee Singers are inducted Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame during ceremonies in the Cool Springs Conference Center in Franklin, Tennessee.