As we have always shared here on T.U.M.S., with regards to the power of a slow jam: The music remains TIMELESS…
Just as timeless as this next classic we present today. Coming from none other than 2 of the finest voices in R&B and Soul music: Ms. Patti Austin and Mr. James Ingram. Their powerful, sweet love ballad “Baby, Come To Me” from 1981 flows steadily into #2 of our Top 100 R&B Slow Jams (In No Order Given).
PIANIST/COMPOSER HIROMI TRACES THE SPARK OF INSPIRATION ON STUNNING NEW RELEASE
Hiromi’s 10th album features the return of The Trio Project with contrabass guitarist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips
All great human passions – whether romantic, creative, inventive, or transformative – begin with a single spark. On her tenth album as a leader, Japanese pianist/composer Hiromi traces the path of the flame ignited by that spark as it consumes and inspires. Over the course of nine expressively charged songs, the listener is carried away on an impassioned spiritual journey that might tell the story of a personal discovery, a love affair, or the creation of the music itself.
ERYN ALLEN KANE PREMIERES LEAD SINGLE “HOW MANY TIMES” OFF AVIARY: ACT II,
SET FOR RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 2ND
NEW YORK, NY, January 18, 2016 – Eryn Allen Kane, the fast-rising, Prince and Spike Lee-championed songstress is pleased to unveil “How Many Times”, the lead single from her upcoming new EP Aviary: Act II, that will be released on February 2nd. Her most fiery track to date, “How Many Times” sees Eryn deliver a show stopping vocal performance over a crescendo of arpeggiated piano, gospel backing vocals and a tumbling rhythm section:
Terrell “T-REX” Simon Releases New Music Video
“IN HIS IMAGE”
IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vocal powerhouse and Troy, NY native Terrell ‘T-REX’ Simon started delivering soul-stirring music at the age of six, when he discovered his gift singing in the church. He got his professional start in New York City while performing with a traveling choir throughout the region.
SAXOPHONIST LOGAN RICHARDSON TO RELEASE
BLUE NOTE DEBUT SHIFT ON FEB. 26
FEATURING PAT METHENY, JASON MORAN,
HARISH RAGHAVAN & NASHEET WAITS
On February 26, Blue Note Records will release Shift, the assured label debut from saxophonist and composer Logan Richardson. For the momentous occasion Richardson assembled an impressive band of musical visionaries including guitarist Pat Metheny, pianist Jason Moran, bassist Harish Raghavan, and drummer Nasheet Waits.
FM RECORDS RELEASES NEW MORGAN HERITAGE ALBUM, TITLED “SPECIAL EDITION,” FOR PREORDER ON ITUNES
NEW ALBUM FEATURES CONTEMPORARY REMASTERED SOUND
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 13, 2016: FM Records released a new Morgan Heritage album, titled “Special Edition,” for preorder on iTunes. The album will be released Friday, January 15, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
New Year. New Music. New View.
TiffanyJ prepares us for her upcoming album’s lead single
Columbia, SC, January 16, 2016: Self-love has been a focus of concentration for Inspirational Soul artist TiffanyJ since the start of her solo music career. She brought us the “Beauty, You Are” movement by way of song in 2013 and launch of a summer camp in 2014, but now she’s changed that particular point of view with her new, confident, and upbeat track, “Being Me”.
GREGORY ISAACS ALBUM REMASTERED WITH MODERN STREAMING SOUND
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – January 13, 2016: FM Records released a new Gregory Isaacs album, titled “In Lovers Rock Style,” for pre-order on iTunes. The album will be released Friday, January 15, 2016 on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.
The Distinguished Gentleman of Traditional Gospel Music
CONRAD MILLER To Release THANKFUL CD January 15
The general definition of a “gentleman” is a man who treats other people in a proper and polite way. Conrad Miller is a gentleman of humble spirt and of distinguished character, and a man in servitude to God and His people. His life of worship and desire to uplift others exudes through his music.