Tag Archives: music history

You may be asking yourself, “What is kosher gospel?” Tune in to hear Shtetl’s live interview with the man who originated this form of Jewish musical expression, African-American cantor Joshua Nelson.

A look at the evolving relationship between Jews and blacks in the music business in the 1940s and 1950s. How did the rise of black nationalism and the upward mobility of the Jewish community affect relations between managers and musicians?