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July 12, 2012

WATCH New Music Video from Leela James, “I’m Loving You More Every Day”!

by WATCH New Video Montage from Leela James – Second New Single, “I’m Loving You More Every Day”! Good Afternoon Folks! Well, as you can see, we are dropping quite a few articles for your reading pleasure today on our “News/New Releases” blog! Don’t forget to check out our other, …

Music Icon Gladys Knight to Join CENTRIC’S “APOLLO LIVE”

From The Dance Floor To The Apollo Stage: Legendary Multi-Grammy Award Winner Gladys Knight Joins CENTRIC’s “APOLLO LIVE”

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Following her successful run on “Dancing With the Stars,” the “Empress of Soul,” Gladys Knight, will lend her musical expertise to CENTRIC’s new original series APOLLO LIVE premiering in Fall 2012.  Joining judges Doug E. Fresh and Michael Bivins, the legendary songstress will give guidance to each hopeful contestant as they take the stage with the hope to jumpstart their career in the entertainment industry. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Esperanza Spalding Nominated for 2012 NCLR ALMA Award

Esperanza Spalding Nominated for 2012 NCLR ALMA Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bassist/composer/vocalist Esperanza Spalding has been nominated for a 2012 NCLR ALMA Award® in the category of Best Female Music Artist, along with Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Naya Rivera and Demi Lovato. To continue, please click “MORE”!

New Gospel Release: Angie Hall | Beyond Expectations…Thoughts From An Unspoken Mind | Avail NOW – LISTEN TO NEW TRACK!

Angie Hall – Beyond Expecations…
Thoughts From An Unspoken Mind
 Available Now!

Listen to “I Give You Praise” by clicking HERE!

For Angie Hall, music has always been a constant companion.  Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, music was commonplace in a household where everyone was a singer, musician, or both.  This absorption of musically is now manifesting in a passionate songstress ready to embark on a life of music ministry. To continue, please click “MORE”!

New Jazz Release: Charles Mingus – The Jazz Workshop Concerts (1864-65) | Coming Sept. 18th, 2012 – LISTEN TO STREAMING TRACK

Mosaic Records Celebrates 90th Birthday Anniversary of
Charles Mingus with 6 CD Limited Edition Collection
Including Previously Unreleased Material

Charles Mingus
The Jazz Workshop Concerts

Release Date:
September 18, 2012


Listen to a Streaming Track From The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65

Because this is the 90th birthday anniversary year of Charles Mingus, Sue Mingus called last spring to ask Michael Cuscuna whether he might be interested in issuing some of the unreleased Mingus tapes she had in the archives.  It didn’t take long to make such a decision! To continue, please click “MORE”!

Gospel Starlet Amber Bullock Releases Anticipated CD, “So In Love” | Avail. NOW

Gospel Singer Amber Bullock Releases “So In Love” | In Stores NOW!

Music World Gospel recording artist Amber Bullock, soared to the top of the gospel music charts after capturing the hearts of millions as she topped a talented field of singers to become the 2011, Season 4 winner of BET’s Sunday Best, the #1 rated weekly gospel music competition show. To continue, please click “MORE”!

CD Baby Launches New Music Retail Store to Help Independent Artists

CD Baby Launches Brand New Music Retail Store to Help Independent Artists Sell More Music

CD Baby, the world’s largest online
distributor of independent music, has launched a newly designed, the retail storefront where musicians from around the globe
can sell downloads, CDs, vinyl, and more.

Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2012

The new,
which premiered in beta version in June, is designed to feature more
music in more places. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Guitarist Melvin Taylor Releases New Music Video, “Star Spangled Blues”

Melvin Taylor
New Music Video
“Star Spangled Blues”

2012 is a time of great change and national self-definition and the time for a new
vision of our national song has come.

At the hands of virtuoso guitarist Melvin Taylor, The Star Spangled Blues takes us
on a kinetic musical journey, blasting through existing musical genres and creating something unique – something never heard before.  Taylor’s blazing guitar work is accompanied by the magnetic performance of Reverend Xavier Chance whose unique spoken words re-conceive the words of Francis Scott Key as they were originally posed – as a question.

The accompanying music film takes us on a journey through space and time rewinding American history putting the choice of citizenship back in the hands of the individual. To continue, please click “MORE”!