The Kennedy Center

The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers
5/14/2017

Loading the player...

The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers of Ithaca, New York is a group of community singers named in honor of current Ithaca resident Dorothy Cotton, a civil rights pioneer who served as education director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Founded in 2010, the group is dedicated to the preservation of and education about the “Negro Spirituals.” Director Baruch Whitehead introduces the different songs with narration about their hidden meanings, history, or significance to enslaved Africans of the time.

Related Artists

Recent Broadcasts

"You, Me, Them, Everybody" Live
6/22/2017 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Brandon Wetherbee

Jazztopad Festival Presents Marcin Masecki feat. Jerzy Rogiewicz: Ragtime
6/21/2017 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Jerzy Rogiewicz
Marcin Masecki

DC Jazz Festival presents Bass-ically Yours: Kristopher Funn
6/19/2017 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Kristopher Funn

Ani Cordero: Querido Mundo
6/18/2017 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Ani Cordero

Sunset Oasis
6/17/2017 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Adriane Whalen