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January 2015

Audio Fidelity to Release Grover Washington Jr.’s “Winelight” on 5.1 Hybrid SACD

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Audio Fidelity To Release Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr.’s Double-Grammy Award Winning Album “Winelight” on 5.1 Hybrid SACD
 
“Among the most beautiful jazz albums ever made.. from one of the contemporary jazz pioneers!”
 
Camarillo, CA – Jazz aficionados and high end audio enthusiasts alike are excited about the forthcoming release of jazz legend Grover Washington, Jr.‘s “Winelight” album on 5.1 Hybrid SACD from Audio Fidelity in association with ETrain Records.

Ledisi Releases New EP “The Ultimate Truth” | Announces New Tour 2015

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GRAMMY NOMINATED POWERHO– — USE LEDISI RELEASES THE INTIMATE TRUTH ACOUSTIC EP ON JANUARY 20th & ANNOUNCES NATIONAL TOUR
 
RECEIVES 9th GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR BEST R&B PERFORMANCE & PLAYS THE LEGENDARY MAHALIA JACKSON IN SELMA
 
Grammy nominated powerhouse and Verve Records artist Ledisi is excited to announce her new project, The Intimate Truth, which was released on January 20th. This seven song EP features acoustic performances from her latest full-length album The Truth (March 2014).

Jeff Bradshaw Releases New Music Video for Single “All Time Love” feat Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson and Tweet

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Jeff Bradshaw Releases New Music Video for Single “All Time Love” feat Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson and Tweet
 
Album “Home” Coming March 31st, 2015
 
The promotion for the all new, super deluxe project from Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw is in complete full swing with momentum being driven up this week with the release of his brand spankin’ new music video for single “All Time Love” feat Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson and Tweet. The lead track comes from the album “HOME,” to be released from Shanachie Records on March 31st, 2015.
 
Take some time out of your busy day music lovers and catch the footage below! To learn more about the new album, click here. More news to come soon…
 
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Gladys Knight will Headline “The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration” on BET & CENTRIC | Feb. 1st, 2015

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Grammy-winning legend Gladys Knight will headline “The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration” premiering Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015 on BET at 10:00 a.m. ET and on Centric at 2:00 p.m. ET.
 
NEW YORK, NY (January 29, 2015) – BET Networks announced today that it will air a one-hour special from the “The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration” on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, 2015….

Erica Campbell Returns with New Single “More Love” | New CD “HELP 2.0” Coming March 31st, 2015

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BIG YEAR AHEAD FOR SUPERSTAR ERICA CAMPBELL
TOP SELLING ARTIST RETURNS WITH NEW MUSIC,
NEW TV SEASON & NEW TOUR
 
Brand-new Single “More Love” Hits Radio and iTunes
In Prep for Release of HELP 2.0
 
​January 29, 2015 (Los Angeles, CA) — Popular songstress, TV star Erica Campbell offers new single “More Love,” to gospel radio this week.
 

LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE! Jeff Bradshaw to Drop New CD “Home” w/Special Guests on March 31st, 2015

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JEFF BRADSHAW BRINGS R&B/JAZZ/GOSPEL ICONS HOME FOR
A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME RECORDING EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY ROBERT GLASPER
 
ALL-STAR LINE-UP INCLUDES MARSHA AMBROSIUS, BLACK THOUGHT OF THE ROOTS, BILAL
TROMBONE SHORTY, TWEET, ERIC ROBERSON, KIM BURRELL & MORE!
 
Check out Single “All Time Love” Featuring Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson + Tweet:
 

 
Once upon a time R&B was known for great live performances marked by passion, spontaneity and even transcendence through the great soul revues at such storied venues as The Apollo Theater, The Howard Theater and The Uptown.

José James to Release New CD “Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday” on March 31st, 2015

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JOSÉ JAMES SET TO RELEASE
YESTERDAY I HAD THE BLUES: THE MUSIC OF BILLIE HOLIDAY
IN HONOR OF THE GREAT SINGER’S CENTENNIAL
 
JAMES’ TRIBUTE TO HIS “MUSICAL MOTHER” TO BE RELEASED MARCH 31
FEATURING JASON MORAN, JOHN PATITUCCI & ERIC HARLAND
 
Acclaimed vocalist José James has announced a March 31, 2015 release for his new album Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday, a tribute to the legendary singer in honor of Holiday’s 100th birthday.
 

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Italian Jazz-Funk Group Camera Soul Releases New Album “Dress Code”

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The Italian jazz-funk supergroup follows up the success of previous album, ‘Not For Ordinary People’, with its third studio album and the debut of lead vocalist Maria Enrica Lotesoriere.
 
Denver, CO, USA (PRWEB) January 20, 2015
 
On January 20, 2015, Italian jazz-funk group Camera Soul will release its third studio album, ‘Dress Code’, through Azzurra Music in Europe and TIMKAT Entertainment in the Americas.
 

“Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You: A Siblings Memoir of Legendary Singer Wilson Pickett,” by Louella Pickett-New

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A man and a half: The truth behind the legendary voice
 
A memoir and tribute to famous soul singer Wilson Pickett by his beloved sister Louella Pickett-New
 
ATLANTA (PRWEB) January 21, 2015
 
“Do the Watusi like my little Lucy,” sang legendary soul singer Wilson Pickett about his little sister he called “Lucy Coot.”
 
January 19, 2015 marked nine years since Wilson’s death. Lucy Coot, aka Louella Pickett-New, honors her brother today in her new memoir “Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You.”

The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir to Release 29th CD “Pray” on Feb. 10th, 2015

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Six-time Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
releases its 29th recording project in February
 
(Brooklyn, NY) − The Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir will release its 29th album via Provident Distribution on February 10, 2015. The CD entitled, Pray, features fourteen new songs, eleven of which were co-written by choir director, Carol Cymbala. Cymbala believes that choirs are still an integral part of congregational worship.