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Jazz Artist Jamil Sharif to Release New Album “Diversity” on April 24th, 2012

New Orleans Jazz Sensation’s New Album Highlights a Montage of Music Culture


New Orleans’ native son and
internationally acclaimed jazz artist Jamil Sharif will launch his
ambitious third album, Diversity, on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:00 pm
in the Big Apple for an intimate industry reception hosted by famed
opera singer Gloria Gari, wife of the late, celebrated Romanian opera
tenor, Giulio Gari.


 

New York, NY, April 24, 2012 –(PR.com)–
New Orleans’ native son and internationally acclaimed jazz artist Jamil
Sharif will launch his ambitious third album, “Diversity,” on Tuesday,
April 24, 2012 at 5:00 pm in the Big Apple for an intimate industry
reception hosted by famed opera singer Gloria Gari, wife of the late,
celebrated Romanian opera tenor, Giulio Gari. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Roberta Flack To Appear on Access Hollywood and Dave Koz Radio Show

Roberta Flack To Appear On Access Hollywood And Dave Koz Radio Show April 30th
 

 
“LET IT BE ROBERTA: ROBERTA FLACK SINGS THE BEATLES” Her First Recording In Over 8 Years Available Everywhere


SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Roberta Flack, the four-time Grammy Award-winning artist, continues to enjoy the success of her new album, “LET IT BE ROBERTA: ROBERTA FLACK SINGS THE BEATLES”—a collection of Beatles song interpretations with special appearances on Access Hollywood and Dave Koz’s radio show confirmed for April 30th. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Ola Ray, “Thriller” Co-Star” Heads to Jury Trial with Michael Jackson’s Estate

“Thriller” Co-Star Heads to Jury Trial with Michael Jackson’s Estate


Since co-starring alongside Michael
Jackson in the immensely popular “Thriller” video, Ola Ray has fought an
uphill battle to collect royalties that she alleges have been unpaid.
Despite heading to trial with Jackson’s estate, Ray insists she
maintains only love and respect for the late pop star. “Ms. Ray simply
wants Jackson’s estate to honor the terms of her employment agreement so
that she may move on with her life,” asserts Jose A. Trejo of Trejo Law
Corporation, her entertainment attorney in the matter. To continue, please click “MORE”!

LISTEN to New Track from Eric Benet “Harriett Jones” from Forthcoming Album, “The One”!!

Eric Benet swings low with his newest horn driven single, “Harriett Jones” from his new album, The One “Swing low, swing low sweet Harriett, baby won’t you let me come home” VISIT OUR R&B/SOUL PAGE TO LISTEN TO “HARRIETT JONES” BY CLICKING HERE! ERIC BENÉTThe One available in stores and …

Lenny Williams Rocks NBC-TV’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon…

Legendary soul crooner Lenny Williams rocks NBC-TV’s Late Night with Jimmy FallonSitting in as Guest Vocalist with The Roots crew   Legendary soul crooner Lenny Williams recently sat in as guest vocalist with The Roots crew, the renowned house band on NBC-TV’s highly rated Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.  During the …

WealthTV Premieres New Series, “Insider’s Look” Featuring Ray J

WealthTV Premieres “Insider’s Look” with Ray J


 
Catch Actor, Singer, and Entrepreneur Ray J as you’ve never seen him before.


SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — WealthTV, cable television’s premier lifestyle and entertainment network, debut a new series giving an “Insider’s Look” at the world’s most captivating celebrities, politicians and entrepreneurs. The premiere episode will take you behind the life of headline grabbing celebrity Ray J as “Insider’s Look” captures the true essence of this sometimes controversial and always influential star. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The Tennors Release New Project, “Jamaica 50” on April 17th, 2012 | Available on iTunes

Rocksteady Group The Tennors Release “Jamaica 50”
Celebrates Jamaica’s 50th year of independence

 

KINGSTON, JM, APRIL 16, 2012 – Rocksteady Legends The Tennors are pleased to announce the release of Jamaica 50. The single’s release comes almost four months before Jamaica’s independence. “Music can take a long time to circle the globe. We wanted to make sure that Jamaica 50 wouldn’t be a song that is played for a week at independence, but that it instead got a chance to seep into the hearts and minds of the people”, said founding member George Murphy aka Clive Tennors. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Romain Virgo to Release 2nd Album “The System” on May 8th, 2012

ROMAIN VIRGO RELEASES SOPHOMORE ALBUM
‘THE SYSTEM’ OUT MAY 8 ON VP RECORDS

Announcing U.S. East Coast Tour Dates


22-year-old singer-songwriter Romain Virgo announces new U.S. tour dates and the release of his sophomore album The System, available May 8 on VP Records. Romain Virgo delivers a quality set of dynamic, conscious-themed roots and lover’s rock tales on The System. Each song flows seamlessly to the next and shimmers with the vocal delivery of one of Jamaica’s most captivating new voices. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Viking Announces Acquisition Of Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock’s Memoir

Viking Announces Acquisition Of Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock’s Memoir Viking is pleased to announce the acquisition of the memoir of jazz legend Herbie Hancock.  Clare Ferraro, President of Viking, acquired world rights from Robert Barnett of Williams & Connolly.  Viking plans to publish in the fall of 2014, with Rick …

J.J.A. Announces Nominees for 16th JJA Jazz Awards

Jazz Journalists Association Announces Nominees
for 16th Annual JJA Jazz Awards

 
Finalist nominees for the 16th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org. The nominations demonstrate the rich diversity of music that may have been overlooked by mainstream media and other music industry-generated Awards programs. To continue, please click “MORE”!