It has been my pleasure to work together with Donna Brown and her various ensembles over the last several years. This has afforded me the opportunity to photographically document a cultural phenomenon seldom experienced in Europe. Her various ensembles and their performances continue to be deeply authentic and soulful events – both musically and visually.
From the website:
Donna Brown and her Golden Gospel Pearls first appeared in Germany in 1992. It was immediately clear to music insiders this was a big step in bringing the Harlem Gospel scene to Germany. The Golden Gospel Pearls were seen as the singers who would be able to introduce a wider audience to this unique, spiritual Afro-American music. For 20 years, Donna and her singers have formed a reputation as the professional representation of Gospel in Germany. Having toured Germany and Europe in more then 2000 concerts.