Join us for an audio visual exploration of the Emmy Award-winning Gospel Jubilee Showcase, aired on ABC Chicago’s WLS Channel 7 from 1963 to 1984. Produced and hosted by the late Sid Ordower, the show presented top artists and a wide variety of gospel and inspirational music every Sunday morning, establishing itself as an institution in Chicago known as “church before church.”
Panelists: Richard Smallwood, award-winning gospel music composer and artist; Steve Ordower, director, producer, and son of Sid Ordower
Moderator: Jacquie Gales Webb, Peabody award-winning producer and 96.3 WHUR Host
Performance by NEWorks Productions featuring Ralph Herndon, baritone.