Understanding the Music of the Black Church Through the PBS Series ‘Gospel’

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Gospel, a new four-hour docuseries, brings gospel and secular artists together for an incredibly inspiring celebration. It explores the rich history of Black spirituality through sermons and songs. From Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., executive producer, host, and writer, the series airs February 12 and 13 on Nine PBS, with a special companion concert premiering on February 9.

Our very own Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews appears in “Gospel.” Andrews is a Music Theory and African American Music professor at Emory University and senior pastor at First Congregational Church UCC, both in Atlanta.

The Washington Informer has a terrific article with more details: washingtoninformer.com/black-gospel-music-pbs-series/

The official website from PBS is here: pbs.org/show/gospel/