Southern Gospel Music Concerts (3)

Gospel MusicAt the Maritime Gospel Music Association our mission is to share, promote and have fun the Gospel through music. Roberta Martin influenced black gospel music in much the identical means as Bartlett and Brumley popularized gospel music among a predominantly white constituency.

Dorsey was also instrumental in founding the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses (NCGCC), which was headquartered in Chicago.

Which means you will get to know the hearts behind the music as you tap your feet to your favorite songs.

Dorsey, extensively referred to as the Father of Gospel Music,” composed lots of the most celebrated gospel songs, including (There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (for Me),” I’m Going to Live the Life I Sing About in My Song,” and Take My Hand, Precious Lord.” Although Dorsey by no means claimed credit for creating the genre of gospel music, he acknowledged that he coined the phrase gospel songs” within the early Twenties, giving a reputation to the new musical style.

While the music of some of these pioneers often transcended race, socio-economic standing, and denominational variations, business gospel music as an entire has seemingly taken divergent paths depending on the race of its performers and their respective audiences.