On Friday, March 25th, 2005 five students interviewed Philadelphia gospel singer Ethel Briscoe and her husband Herbert Briscoe,as part of a field research study for World Music class at the University of Pennsylvania. After settling down in the ballroom and introductions, Ethel began to discuss her early career as a member of a gospel group, the Dumont Gospel Singers. Although singing with this group played a large role throughout her life and her career, Ethel began her career singing in her church choir.
See full transcript of interview with Ethel Briscoe
Group members: Chen Xue, Alexandra White, Jhanelle Graham, Tracey Little, Nerlie Pierre