Betty Wright joins forces with The Roots for the release of her latest studio recording entitled, “Betty Wright: The Movie.”
“Betty Wright: The Movie” serves up 14 earthy, funk-drenched soul anthems, all of which were co-written by Wright and co-produced by Wright, Ahimir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots, and Angelo Morris. The album features guest performances by Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Joss Stone, and more.
Rising Piano Star Eric Reed’s “Something Beautiful” is…indeed…Something To Look Out For! Available Now! Eric Reed, named in the ‘Rising Star, Piano’ category in this year’s Downbeat magazine’s 59th Annual International Critics Poll, here releases Something Beautiful on WJ3 Records. This collection marks Reed’s 20th CD as a leader – …
2011 WOW Women International Conference
Chicago – Darlyn C. Turner, the First Lady of Liberty Temple Full Gospel Church and the World Outreach Ministries Network and Vice President of Clifford E. Turner Ministries, takes her mission seriously. As the founder of WOW Women International and host of their annual W.O.W. Conference, she has been instrumental in bringing a powerful message to women for over a decade, addressing the wholeness of their bodies, souls and spirit. To continue, please click “MORE”!
R&B Crooner Keith Sweat Brings on The Love with Release of “Til The Morning” | Available Now! Keith Sweat has delivered 24 years of record breaking, and trail blazing contributions to the R&B and Pop genre. He was a leader of the New Jack Swing phenomenon of the late 1980s. …
TEAMS UP WITH 13 MUSICAL FRIENDS & COHORTS ON, CONVERSATIONS WITH CHRISTIAN, ON MACK AVENUE RECORDS
RON BLAKE, DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER, REGINA CARTER,
CHICK COREA, GEORGE DUKE, GINA GERSHON, ROY HARGROVE,
HANK JONES, ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO, RUSSELL MALONE,
EDDIE PALMIERI, DR. BILLY TAYLOR & STING
On his eight CDs that precede Conversations With Christian, bassist Christian McBride has framed himself in ensemble contexts, most recently on the widely lauded 2009 Mack Avenue release Kind of Brown, which showcases the Inside Straight quintet (his return to the acoustic jazz format as a leader) and The Good Feeling, released in September, comprising a suite of well-wrought charts for an A-list 17-piece big band. To continue, please click “MORE”!
Johnny Gill is STILL on the scene and is STILL WINNING! New Album Available Online Now! Good Morning Folks! Its gets no better than this…. As we look back at some of the remaining R&B/Soul crooners today, one of them should get a standing ovation – right now: Johnny Gill …