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Renowned Drummer Derrick Wright’s Debut Release, “Derrick Wright & Driven” is Available Now!

Derrick Wright, Son of Late Gospel Legend, Rev. Timothy Wright, Turns Tragedy Into Triumph With Gospel Debut


 
Co-Music Director For GRAMMY Winner Adele, Drummer For Toni Braxton Continues Gospel Legacy

 
(New York, NY) – May 2012 – Derrick Wright has been surrounded by music all his life.  The son of the late gospel legend, Rev. Timothy Wright, remembers walking into his living room seeing artists like Kurt Carr and Hezekiah Walker singing with his father.  Now, the renowned drummer returns to his gospel roots with the debut release of Derrick Wright & Driven. To continue, please click “MORE”!

R&B Vocalist Terry Dexter to Release New Single “Disappointed” on July 22nd, 2012

Terry Dexter’s New Single “Disappointed” Coming July 22nd, 2012




Indie Artist Terry Dexter releases upcoming single ‘Disappointed”

Listen to the New Single on our R&B/Soul Page!


R& B singer, songwriter and actress Terry Dexter releases her latest single, “Disappointed” on Rock Room Recordings. Terry Dexter is among the elite of the newer generation of female soul singers. To continue, please click “MORE”!

New Gospel Release: Maria Jenkins | “The Journey Of A Worshipper” – Coming June 12th, 2012

NEW DAY CHRISTIAN DISTRIBUTION
TO RELEASE DEBUT CD BY PRAISE & WORSHIP ARTIST
MARIA JENKINS



Veteran Singer’s The Journey Of A Worshipper Hits Stores June 12th

New Single “How Can I?” Gaining Traction at Radio
Press Release    For Immediate Release
Simply Worship Music Announces


Nashville, TN: New Day Christian Distribution has announced that it will distribute veteran praise and worship artist Maria Jenkins‘ forthcoming national CD debut, “The Journey of a Worshipper” (Simply Worship Music/ $12.98 SRP). The twelve-track CD was recorded live at Jenkins’ home church, Greater Mt. Calvary Holy Church, in Washington, D.C. where Bishop Alfred Owens Jr. is the pastor. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Sax Legend Charlie Parker’s Saxophone Up For Sale

The Legend of Charlie Parker Plays On, Michaan’s Auctions is Excited to Announce the Jazz Great’s Saxophone For Sale

Michaan’s Auctions is Excited to Announce the Jazz Great Charlie Parker’s Saxophone For Sale.

Alameda, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2012

Charlie Parker is a name synonymous with jazz royalty. Parker was a
jazz saxophonist credited with helping to create and develop a music
style known as bebop. Bebop introduced fast tempos, virtuoso technique
and improvisation to jazz, changing the face of the music form forever.
Bebop became one of America’s most important and successful artistic
movements and Parker is regarded as one of its founding fathers. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Legacy Presents 3 New Box Sets of The Greatest Players in Jazz | Coming July 30th, 2012

Legacy’s Complete Albums Collections Presents Three New Box Sets By Four Of The Greatest Composers/Leaders/Players In Jazz: Charles Mingus, The Thelonious Monk Quartet, Weather Report With Joe Zawinul And
Wayne Shorter


 
Available starting July 30, 2012


NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The ultimate year-round jazz festival of Legacy Recordings continues to set a new industry standard with three new Complete Album Collections from the Columbia and RCA archives by the greatest names in modern jazz:

    CHARLES MINGUS – THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA & RCA ALBUMS COLLECTION (Columbia/Legacy) – 7 titles, 10 CDs.
    THE THELONIOUS MONK QUARTET – THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA STUDIO ALBUMS COLLECTION (Columbia/Legacy) – 6 titles, 6 CDs.
    WEATHER REPORT – THE COLUMBIA ALBUMS 1971-1975 (Columbia/Legacy) – 6 titles, 7 CDs. To continue, please click “MORE”!

WATCH Bobby Brown’s New Music Video for Single, “Don’t Let Me Die”

by BOBBY BROWN’S “THE MASTERPIECE” ALBUM READY TO HIT STORES ON JUNE 5TH OFFICAL NEW VIDEO RELEASED- DON’T LET ME DIE Boston, MA  May 22, 2012 Bobby Brown will release his first album in 14 years on June 5, 2012 on B. Brown Productions/Bronx Bridge Entertainment, Inc. The single, “Don’t …

Leela James to Release “Loving You More…In The Spirit of Etta James” This Summer 2012

LEELA JAMES AND SHANACHIE ENTERTAINMENT JOIN FORCES TO PAY HOMAGE TO
ROCK AND ROLL AND BLUES HALL OF FAME ETTA JAMES

WITH LOVING YOU MORE…IN THE SPIRIT OF ETTA JAMES DUE OUT SUMMER 2012

Watch “Behind The Scenes” Footage of Leela’s New Music Video, “Something’s Got A Hold On Me”!!


Rock and Roll and Blues Hall of Famer Etta James possessed one of the most emotive, powerful and riveting voices in music. The iconic singer could belt out raunchy blues, rock with the best of them and transform a number into a tender ballad bringing out all the right subtle nuances that made her one of a kind. Critically heralded young singer Leela James harnesses the same innate ability to communicate a song with great depth and emotion.

Leela James, with her raw soulful voice, high-energy performances and wild-child image, is in many ways the “Etta James” of her generation, with some comparing Leela directly to the soul legend. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Documentary “Down The Rhodes” – The Fender Rhodes Story is Now Available on DVD | WATCH VIDEO FEAT. GEORGE DUKE!

by “DOWN THE RHODES” – The Fender Rhodes Story A film documenting the history of the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano The project is a historical tribute to the instrument that captured generations of musicians and public alike with its unique sound and musical qualities with 46 interviews (musicians and technicians …

New Gospel Release: CD Porter & “Declaration” | Coming May 22nd, 2012

Gospel Artist CD Porter Releases New Praise & Worship CD, “Declaration”, On May 22


 
Worship Leader Holds Pre-Release Concert For Rousing Audience

 
(Washington, D.C.) – May 22, 2012 – CD Porter has been called by God to exalt the name of the Lord.  The Director of Worship Ministry at New Life Anointed Ministries International in Woodbridge, VA, entered the gospel music scene with the release of his lead single, “With One Sound”.  The praise and worship anthem was followed by the release of his new single, “You Are My All”.  Both cuts are from the brand new project entitled Declaration releasing on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. To continue, please click “MORE”!