Matthew Kennedy, who started playing piano as a young child in the segregated South, went on to perform at Carnegie Hall and around the world, and led the Fisk Jubilee Singers for more than 20 years, died Thursday at the age of 93. Mr. Kennedy died of complications from cancer after being in hospice […]

With the recent revelation that the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards are moving to  Atlanta, GA  for reasons including “a way to better embrace the Black gospel community” — it is important to recognize that Gospel music as a whole has played a major role in Nashville for centuries. The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ enthrall-ing performances […]