Legacy Recordings Announces Vinyl Exclusives for 8th Annual Record Store Day – Black Friday Nov. 27th, 2015

Record Store Day - Black Friday 2015
Legacy Recordings Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Exclusives For Record Store Day’s Annual Black Friday Event (Friday, November 27, 2015)
New Legacy Vinyl Collectibles include Releases by Earth Wind & Fire, the Isley Brothers, OutKast, & More
NEW YORK, Oct 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the label’s line-up of collectible 12″, 10″ and 7″ vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation’s independent record stores on Friday, November 27, 2015.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Jazz Pianist Anthony Walker Releases New Project “Convergence” | Available NOW

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Popular Inspirational and Jazz Pianist, Anthony Walker, Offers Classical Praise In New Project, Convergence
(Washington, DC) – November 25, 2015 – There has always been a strong connection between classical and sacred music. Some of the most popular classical composers were believers, creators of timeless music, with perhaps the most popular piece being Handel’s Messiah. Popular pianist Anthony Walker draws his musical inspiration from both genres as well and his expertise has placed him in great company. The project is currently available on iTunes and other digital retailers.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Jonathan Butler Releases New Album “Free” | Available NOW

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Jonathan Butler offers a special word of encouragement in a warm but powerful performance of his latest single, “Be Encouraged” from his Mack Avenue Records CD, Free – LISTEN BELOW!
Free is currently available on Amazon, iTunes and other online music outlets.
More than just an international ambassador for Christ, Jonathan Butler has a passion for sharing music with a multi-faceted mix of jazz, R&B and world music. The singer/guitarist/songwriter continues to have a solid following in his homeland of South Africa since the days he recorded a series of gold records while still a teenager.

Saxophonist Reggie Codrington Re-Releases Holiday CD “Christmas with Pops” | Available NOW

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Contemporary Jazz Sensation, Reggie Codrington Re-Releases ‘Christmas With Pops’
Impact Artist Media is thrilled to announce the re-release of the, ‘Christmas With Pops’ album from jazz saxophonist, Reggie Codrington.
‘Christmas With Pops’ is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDbaby, and all other digital outlets.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Nov. 24, 2015 – PRLog — Originally released in 2008, ‘Christmas With Pops’ is a timeless album and the perfect addition to your holiday music collection.

Saxophonist Grace Kelly to Release New Album “Trying To Figure It Out” on Feb. 19th, 2016

CD Features Track From Upcoming “BOSCH” Television Series As Well As Frank Morgan Bio Pic “Sound Of Redemption”; Guest Artists Include Jonathan Batiste And Snarky Puppy’s Michael League
Los Angeles, California – Saxophonist extraordinaire, vocalist and composer Grace Kelly will release her new CD, “Trying To Figure It Out,” on February 19th.

Jazz Composer/Pianist Lisa Hilton to Release New Album “Nocturnal” on Jan. 22nd, 2016

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Composer/Pianist Lisa Hilton Explores a Night of Personal Emotion on Latest Album,
Nocturnal – Available January 22
Featuring Performances by J.D. Allen, Terell Stafford, Gregg August and Antonio Sánchez
Composer/pianist/band-leader Lisa Hilton has completed her 18th release, Nocturnal, with her most impressive band to date featuring tenor saxophonist J.D. Allen, trumpeter Terell Stafford, bassist Gregg August and drummer Antonio Sánchez.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! 90’s R&B Group HI-FIVE Returns w/New Single “Sunshine”

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“SUNSHINE” from the legendary 90’s Pop/R&B Group HI-FIVE. The up-tempo track was produced by Andre Ramseur and written by Hi-Five member, Faruq Evans.
“This song is about my love for my daughter. I never thought I’d have a lil girl, but when she was born she stole my heart,” says Faruq. “She’s the air I breathe. My sunshine!, he adds.

Mack Avenue SuperBand to Release “Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival – 2015” on Jan. 22nd, 2016

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Mack Avenue SuperBand Thrills Motor City Audiences in Fourth Incarnation of All-Star Band Led by Musical Director/Bassist Christian McBride on Live From the Detroit Jazz Festival – 2015
Album Available January 22, 2016 via Mack Avenue Records
Group to Tour Nationally in 2016 – Full Performance Schedule to be Announced
Since its rollicking debut at the 2012 Detroit Jazz Festival, the Mack Avenue SuperBand has become a tradition at the annual event, a gathering of label superstars that the Motor City can look forward to every Labor Day weekend.

Kirk Franklin’s New Album “Losing My Religion” is Now #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart

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Album Debuts No. 1 at Billboard’s Current Gospel Chart, Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart and No. 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart
Dallas, TX (November 23, 2015) – Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and music icon Kirk Franklin, has crafted another #1 hit with his eleventh studio album, LOSING MY RELIGION (Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA Records). Released on November 13th, LOSING MY RELIGION debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Current Gospel Chart and Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart. The album also entered No.10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart, according to Nielsen Soundscan. LOSING MY RELIGION marks Franklin’s eleventh consecutive No.1 debut.

A Cappella Group Sweet Honey In The Rock Releases New Single “IDK, But I’m LOL!” | New Album “#LoveInEvolution” Coming Jan. 22nd, 2015

Celebrating Over 40 years in Music and Entertainment,
GRAMMY®-Nominated and Multiple Award-Winning A Cappella Group Sweet Honey In The Rock Releases New Album, #LoveInEvolution January 22nd, 2016
Group’s New Single, “IDK, But I’m LOL!” – Available on iTunes and Amazon
and New Lyric Video Available on YouTube
(Washington, DC – November 23, 2015) – Celebrating over 40 years in music and entertainment, GRAMMY®-nominated and multiple award-winning a cappella group, Sweet Honey In The Rock will release their 24th album, #LoveInEvolution on January 22, 2016 on SHE-ROCKS 5, Inc./Appleseed Recordings.