Jim Thomas and his Spirituals Choir will present Songs from the Fields: The Underground Railroad at the Katharine Cornell Theatre this Saturday, June 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door. Proceeds benefit the U.S. Slave Song Project. The program is suitable for all ages.
Jim Thomas is the founder and director of the U.S. Slave Song Project, which is dedicated to researching the slave songs and introducing them to the public through presentations and performances. A seasonal resident of Martha’s Vineyard, he is also an alumnus of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, the Robert Shaw Chorale and the Paul Hill Chorale.