UMe to Release 2-CD Set, Minnie Riperton’s “Perfect Angel: Deluxe Edition” on Dec. 1st, 2017


 
Still Lovin’ Minnie
 
Celebrating Minnie Riperton’s 70th birthday, UMe to release ‘Perfect Angel: Deluxe Edition,’ the definitive two-CD version of her breakthrough album co-produced by Stevie Wonder, featuring the immortal hit “Lovin’ You,” on December 1
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Minnie Riperton, the singer with a distinctively high upper vocal range, topped the charts around the world in 1975 with “Lovin’ You,” one of the period’s most distinctive and iconic hits.

The Blind Boys of Alabama Releases New Album “Almost Home” | Announces “The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Tour” 2017


 
Blind Boys of Alabama On Tour Now
 
Joining Irma Thomas and
The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet as
“The Heart And Soul Queen Of New Orleans Tour”
 
Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning group, The Blind Boys of Alabama, continue their fall US tour this week. The group will join Crescent City legends Irma Thomas and The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet on “The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans Tour” in support of their new Amazon Original album, Almost Home, available now on BBOA Records only through Amazon Music.

Legendary R&B Group Shalamar Releases New Single “The Real Thing” on Nov. 4th, 2017 | Announces New Tour!


 
Soul Legends, Shalamar Release “The Real Thing”, Their First New Single in 20 Years
Itunes pre-sales from October 22nd – Single and video released November 4th
 
As Shalamar, Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards.

New Group Ranky Tanky to Release Debut New Album (Digitally) on Oct 20th & (Physically) Nov. 3rd, 2017


 
Ranky Tanky Breathes Life To the Gullah Culture
of the South Carolina Lowcountry With A Range of
Playful Game Songs to Heartbreaking Spirituals
Set to a Unique Sea Islands Groove
 
From the South Carolina Lowcountry, where life is laced with African ways, comes Ranky Tanky, a quintet with music rooted in a culture that has shaped American art, food, language and attitude. Their eponymous album on Resilience Music Alliance celebrates that culture, its people and their mother tongue, Gullah.

Pianist Michel Camilo to Release New Album, “Live in London” on Nov. 16th, 2017


 
Iconic Pianist
MICHEL CAMILO
Shines on New Album, LIVE IN LONDON,
Available November 16, 2017 via Redondo Music
 
New York, NY – October 16, 2017 – GRAMMY®, EMMY® and three-time Latin GRAMMY® Award winner Michel Camilo will release LIVE IN LONDON, a special “live” solo piano album, set for November 16, 2017 through his own record label imprint, Redondo Music.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! The Baylor Project Releases New Single “Laugh And Move On”


 
The Baylor Project
“Laugh and Move On”
(Be A Light)
 
Video Reflections by A. Scott Galloway
 
As noted earlier this year, The Journey, the debut Gospel-Jazz album by husband and wife duo Jean Baylor (vocals) and Marcus Baylor (drummer) – collectively known as The Baylor Project – is one if the finest releases of the year through and through.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Michael Jackson SCREAM Debuts #3 Current & Overall On Both R&B And Pop Album Charts


 
Michael Jackson SCREAM Debuts #3 Current And Overall On Both R&B And Pop Album Charts & Top 10 Physical & Overall Albums
 
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Jackson SCREAM, a collection of 13 of his all-time most electrifying and danceable tracks including Thriller, Dangerous, Blood On The Dance, Floor, Ghosts, Torture, and Dirty Diana, debuted on the album charts at #3 on Current and Overall Pop and #3 on Current and Overall R&B and #8 and #10 for Physical and Overall Album sales, respectively.

Marvin Sapp’s “Close” is Now #1 on Billboard Gospel Albums Chart


 
MARVIN SAPP SCORES FIFTH CONSECUTIVE #1 ALBUM DEBUT WITH CLOSE
 
Nashville, TN – October 9th, 2017 – Multiple award-winning Gospel music icon Marvin Sapp’s 11th solo album debuts #1 on the Billboard Gospel Albums chart, making it the fifth consecutive #1 album debut for the enduring preacher, songwriter and singer.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Saxophonist Justin Young to Release New Album “Blue Soul” on Nov. 17th, 2017


 
Saxophonist Justin Young’s “Blue Soul” powered by “High Definition”
 
SEATTLE (9 October 2017): Justin Young is hungry. The energetic and enthusiastic saxophonist is all about hustle and hard work. For over a decade, he’s put out quality soul-jazz albums, but his forthcoming disc, “Blue Soul,” captures an artist hitting his stride on the cusp of a major breakthrough.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! “Chasing Coltrane: The John Coltrane Documentary” to be Released on Nov. 17th, 2017


 
John Coltrane’s Music And Life Explored And Honored In ‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’
 
Acclaimed Feature Documentary Film Debuts on DVD and Blu-ray on November 17; Companion Soundtrack Album to be Released on CD, 2-LP Vinyl, and Digital Audio
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features.