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March 2012

Trumpet Great Louis Armstrong’s Final Recorded Performance To Be Released for First Time

Louis Armstrong’s Final Recorded Trumpet Performance To Be Released to Public for First Time

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — What if your favorite musician could return from the great beyond and play one last set that would, for a moment, make his music live again? And what if the music were new – something you have never heard before? It would be a moment to savor.

Well for those of you who are waiting for Elvis or John Lennon to return, you might have to keep waiting. But for those of you who long to hear the music of the greatest trumpeter of all time, Louis Armstrong, just one more time your dreams may be answered. And you should come to the National Press Club on April 27 for what is sure to be a memorable and historic occasion. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Jeff Bradshaw to Launch Awareness Campaign | New CD, “Bone Appétit” to Be Release on April 24th, 2012

Hidden Beach and “Mr. Trombone” Jeff Bradshaw launch Awareness Campaign for the New Orleans Musician’s Relief Fund

New CD, “Bone Appétit” Coming April 24th, 2012

Hidden Beach artist “Mr. Trombone” Jeff Bradshaw kicked off a multi-tiered awareness campaign this week for the New Orleans Musician’s Relief Fund.  VH1 Soul gave a big boost to his efforts with the World Premier of his music video for “Got Til It’s Gone” featuring 2x Grammy nominee Marsha Ambrosius and rapper TWyse. The cable channel will aired the video hourly for 24 Hours on Monday March 26th bringing visibility to New Orleans at a time when many have assumed the city is back on its feet. To continue, please click “MORE”!

USA Network Upfront to Feature Performances by Jennifer Hudson & Mark Ronson

USA Network Upfront to Feature Headline Performances by Jennifer Hudson and Mark Ronson


 
 
Attendees to the May 17 Event to include Sigourney Weaver, Matt Bomer, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Callie Thorne, Kurt Warner, Piper Perabo, Jeffrey Donovan, Sarah Shahi, Mark Feuerstein, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, James Roday, Michael Ealy and The Miz


NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — USA moves into Upfront Week for the first time with the biggest and most spectacular event yet with performances by Oscar and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and world-renowned DJ and Grammy Award-winner Mark Ronson. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 7th Annual “Jazz In The Gardens” Drew 48,000 Fans

Jazz in the Gardens’ Magical Lucky 7th Year Draws 48,000 Fans With Some Celebrity Surprises

A stellar line up, exotic food and perfect weather credited with festival’s success

MIAMI, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Almost 50,000 people from all over the world attended what is being called “the BEST Jazz in the Gardens yet,” on March 17th & 18th, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens. To continue, please click “MORE”!

New Jazz Release: Chick Corea | “MARIKA GROOVE” (Coming April 3rd, 2012)

Premiere Recording of Chick Corea’s MARIKA GROOVE to be released by Big Round Records on April 3, 2012


(Portsmouth
NH) – Big Round Records is proud to announce the world premiere
recording of Chick Corea’s “Marika Groove, “ available on iTunes on
April 3, 2012.

“Marika Groove” is a twelve-minute instrumental
tour-de-force by Chick Corea written for virtuoso marimba soloist Mika
Yoshida and Grammy®-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman. Drummer Steve
Gadd and bassist Eddie Gomez join Yoshida and Stoltzman to capture
Corea’s composition in a sprawling, ebullient track featuring
finely-honed instrumental interplay, muscular rhythmic structures, and
ceaselessly inventive melodies, which Yoshida delivers with her
signature inspiration and aplomb. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Music World Gospel to Release New Elder Goldwire McLendon, “The Best of” on April 24th, 2012

Music World Gospel to Release the New “Elder Goldwire McLendon – The Best of” CD on April 24th, 2012!


Elder Goldwire McLendon spent seven decades ministering to people in song and words before he had the opportunity to minister on a world-wide stage as a contestant on Season 3 of BET’s Sunday Best, the world’s leading gospel competition television show.  The spirited and charismatic 79-year-old gained a large and devoted group of fans as he made his way toward the show’s finale, where he was first-runner-up to Le’Andria Johnson. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Aretha Franklin Celebrates Her 70th Birthday!

Aretha Franklin Celebrates Her 70th Birthday in Royal Style


 (New York, NY – March 27, 2012) — Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, celebrated her 70th birthday in royal style on Saturday, March 24, in New York City. About 80 friends and colleagues gathered at The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in Manhattan for the celebration, which included a four course meal and outstanding entertainment. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Sade to Release New Live DVD/CD – “Bring Me Home | Live 2011” on May 22nd, 2012

Sade to Release Live DVD/CD ‘Bring Me Home – Live 2011’ on May 22nd
 

 
Featuring a Rare Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Critically Acclaimed Tour

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hailed as “the best concert of the year” by the Baltimore Sun, Sade will release their live DVD/CD and Blu-ray for, “Bring Me Home – Live 2011” on May 22nd. In 2011, after a 10 year hiatus, Sade returned to the U.S. for a 54-date tour in support of the platinum selling album Soldier Of Love (Epic Records), which became one of last year’s top 10 grossing tours. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Check Out New Music Video by R&B Songstress Julie Dexter | “New Again”

by WATCH The Official New Music Video from R&B Songstress Julie Dexter | “New Again”. Available NOW! Quietly, slowly but surely, British soul vocalist Julie Dexter is making some noise on mainstream radio stations all over the globe with the release of new music video for “New Again”. The 2011 …

Curtis Fields Releases New Single, “Smoke & Mirrors” | New EP, “Cherish The Day” Coming March 30th, 2012

Curtis Fields Releases His Debut Single “Smoke and Mirrors” off of his up-coming EP “Cherish the Day” to be released 3.30.12.


 

Who is Curtis Fields?
 
Curtis Fields is an 25 year old eccentric, emerging singer/songwriter and multi-instrumental musician with a beautiful blend of sounds influenced from the soul-stirring melodies of past and present Soul & Rock music greats such as Donny Hathaway,  D’Angelo,  the Beatles, Maroon 5 and Third Eye Blind. 

Curtis Field’s common life experiences has inspired him to write and produce his own music that comes from a deep, spiritual understanding of human life, love and suffrage. To continue, please click “MORE”!