top of page

Eva Jessye, the Black Choral Director behind the success of Porgy And Bess.

The inspiring and untold story of how a brilliant African American choral director from Kansas, Eva Jessye, brought black gospel to Broadway and gave the music of Porgy and Bess the authenticity George Gershwin needed to make it a success. From the documentary: "I'm So Glad: Kansas City And the Roots of Black Gospel Music, The Untold Story." Written and directed by Paul Wenske, filmed and edited by Chris Wenske, produced by Nancy Meis and narrated by Isaac Cates.



40 views0 comments

Comments


bottom of page