Friday, May 22, 2015

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Ph.D.: 141 years later, Fisk Jubilee Singers return to England [Group performs in Birmingham, U.K. Saturday]

The Fisk Jubilee Singers prepare for a trip to England John Partipilo / The Tennessean

Dr. Paul Kwami, musical director for the Fisk Jubilee Singers, stands in front of a painting of the group that was commissioned by Queen Victoria of England in the 1870s. On Saturday the group will perform in Birmingham, England.(Photo: John Partipilo / The Tennessean)

The Tennessean
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Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Ph.D. writes:

I thought you would be interested in this article about the Fisk Jubilee Singers' return to England after 141 years.
Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnomusicology
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
2539 Schoenberg Music Building
P.O. Box 951657
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90095-1657

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