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R&B/Soul Vocalist Alvin Frazier Drops New Project, “A Wonderful Love – Love & Faith: Vol. 2” | LISTEN to New Single, “Something To Remember” feat. Cassandra

Alvin Frazier gears up for the “official” Release of his Highly-Anticipated Album,
“A Wonderful Love – Love & Faith: Vol. 2″ Putting the “Soul” back into Soul Music


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Sitting
in his recording studio listening to the final mixes of his highly
anticipated sophomore release “A Wonderful Love: Love & Faith Vol.
2”
, Alvin was asked to use one word to describe the long-awaited new
album.

“Relevant. I could’ve used a few other musical terms
like: soulful, melodic & timeless, but to be a bit philosophical,
relevant would be more befitting.

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Paul Hardcastle Releases New Disc, “VII” | Available NOW

Jazzmaster Paul Hardcastle’s “VII” is Available Now! The jazzmaster himself, Paul Hardcastle, recently released another project from his everlasting discography this week with “VII” from Trippin N’ Rhythm Records. The recording broke loose on retail Feb 19th and have stimulated contemporary jazz listeners with a new single, “No Stress at …

New Jazz Release: Charles Flores | “Impressions Of Graffiti” (Avail Now)

Available Now: Renowned Bassist Charles Flores & “Impressions of Graffiti”


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“It’s scary,” said bassist Charles Flores (in Spanish) to keyboardist Elio Villafranca as they listened to the playback.

“This is so perfect that something must be wrong.”

Best friends and musical collaborators going back more than twenty years to
their student days in Havana, Flores and Villafranca were working on
Impressions of Graffiti, the 40-year-old Charles Flores’s first-ever
album as a leader.

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Pop/Reggae Singer JC Lodge Releases New EP, “Comfort Zone”

Kemar “Flava” McGregor Releases New EP With British Reggae Icon JC Lodge


LONDON, UK, FEB. 14, 2013: Pop-reggae diva JC Lodge released her new EP, titled “Comfort Zone,” Tuesday, February 12, 2013 on iTunes.

Lodge’s new EP – a radio-friendly pop vignette with perky vibes and massive melody – was produced by Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor, who plans to complete a full-length LP with Lodge during the upcoming months.

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Introducing FRED HAMMOND & UNITED TENORS | New Project Coming March 26th | LISTEN to New Single, “Here In Our Praise”

Introducing New 4 Man Group, “Fred Hammond & United Tenors” | New Album Coming Soon – March 26th, 2013 | LISTEN to New Lead Single, “Here In Our Praise”! Coming together to form a front for God comes the unique voices of 4 very vocally blessed young men, with a …

Guitarist Kevin Eubanks Releases New Project, “The Messenger” | LISTEN to Song Samples!

Guitarist KEVIN EUBANKS Showcases Breadth of Artistic Influences on New Mack Avenue Records Release, 
The Messenger



LISTEN to New Tracks from “The Messenger”
!!!


With his second Mack Avenue Records release, The Messenger, acclaimed guitarist Kevin Eubanks continues to explore his own unique musical vision. This vision offers the listener an opportunity to share a musical journey that truly exemplifies where Eubanks is at this stage of his illustrious career; one that, for over three decades, has seen him incorporate into his creative process a willingness to embrace the broad spectrum of his musical experience, while continuing to seek out new vistas. 

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The Wardlaw Brothers Offers Tribute for Black History Month, “Lift Every Voice & Sing”

 Celebrating History:  The Wardlaw Brothers Offer A Tribute For Black History Month – “Lift Every Voice And Sing”
(The Negro National Anthem)

 
By Benita Bellamy

As we continue to respect, reflect on and honor the role of Black Americans in the history of The United States during Black History Month, the impact of music by Black Americans will forever play a significant role in history and in our everyday lives.  We venerate the ingenuity of black music makers and applaud their artistry and legacy.  From spirituals to ragtime, and from the blues to hip hop, black music is to be celebrated!



 
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Honey Larochelle to Release New CD, “The Yes Feeling” on March 12th | WATCH New Music Video, “Fight For Him”

Introducing The Sounds of Honey Larochelle | New Album, “The Yes Feeling” Coming March 12th, 2013 | WATCH New Music Video, “Fight For Him”


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Funky like Chaka, Soulful like Alicia and Edgy like Lauryn, Mellissa Mya Larochelle, known professionally as Honey Larochelle, has been all over the world searching for a “sound.”  This Vancouver born, Texas Raised, Florida reformed, and Brooklyn saved vocalist has toured with the Brand New Heavies and Joss Stone, Omar and many other bands which eventually lead to a record deal with Macy Gray.

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Incognito & Kelli Sae Collaborate to Benefit Sandy & Bopha Victims | Releases Relief Song, “Brighter Than The Sun”

Global Music Forces Incognito & Kelli Sae Collaborate to Benefit Sandy & Bopha Victims with Disaster Relief Song   
“Brighter Than The Sun” donates 100% of proceeds to Rebuilding Together &
UNICEF UK

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today world renowned acid-jazz band Incognito & powerhouse vocalist Kelli Sae reunite, and together with Natalie Williams , Vanessa Haynes and Tony Momrelle launch disaster relief song “Brighter Than The Sun” (Shanachie Entertainment) to support long-term disaster restoration efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy and Typhoon Bopha.  One hundred percent of net proceeds benefit disaster relief initiatives of Rebuilding Together and UNICEF UK, equally. The song is available today on all major U.S. music digital outlets for $1.29 per download, and on March 3rd in the UK (Expansion Records) for .79€ per download.

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VH1 Has Cast The Roles for Upcoming Biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story”

VH1 “Diggin’ On” a Cast for the Network’s Upcoming Biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story”



 
KEKE PALMER, LIL MAMA, AND DREW SIDORA TO STAR AS ROZONDA “CHILLI” THOMAS, LISA “LEFT EYE” LOPES, AND TIONNE “T-BOZ” WATKINS

CHARLES STONE III SET TO DIRECT; PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY WILL COMMENCE MARCH 2013 IN ATLANTA

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — VH1 has cast the iconic roles of superstars Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, for a full-length TV movie based on the life and career of R&B/hip-hop/pop group TLC.

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