We Are Music City By Tom Morales Looking southwest at dusk from the roof top bar at ACME Feed & Seed. Lower Broadway runs up the hill from the bottom left with the crosswalk at Second Avenue in the foreground. Photo by Chuck Allen. Nashville, TN | Aug. 24, 2023. What’s Going On Share this …
Growing up in Nashville, the Fisk Jubilee Singers were, and remain, a constant presence for the developing Black singer. My own reference for Western classical singing in the Black aesthetic begins with them. In fact, when I first started formal voice study, it was in the hopes of becoming a Jubilee Singer.
Words made this town. Words in novels, history books, and poetry. Ann Patchett, Jon Meacham, and Tiana Clark are names that many readers recognize, their words bound between two covers that are devoured during many sittings.
Welcome to The Nashvillian! We’re so glad you are here for our inaugural issue.
I’ve been thinking about change a lot lately. Not the kind that rattles in your pocket, but CHANGE. The big kind. The kind that’s always waiting around the corner like a discarded banana peel ready to send you for a tumble; the kind that you might dodge for while or force back temporarily but will return — perhaps in a different form.