Black Gospel Music, CDs, videos, books, publications, sheet music, equipment, free midi, and more. Thomas A. Dorsey, often called the Father of Gospel Music, migrated from Atlanta to Chicago as a young man, thus exemplifying the experience of many southern blacks of his day. as witnessed in the turn of events that first inspired the acknowledged father of gospel music, Chicagoan Thomas A. Dorsey, a jazz-blues pianist in the `20s….