Macy Gray Debuts at #3 on the Billboard Jazz Chart
Iconic Singer Returns to Her Roots for
Chesky Records Debut
Multi-platinum artist Macy Gray released her critically acclaimed jazz-infused album Stripped on September 9th via Chesky Records, a gorgeous stripped down record that debuted today at #3 on the Billboard Jazz Chart. The intimate offering was recorded live on high resolution audio in a decommissioned Brooklyn church around one binaural microphone and features new original songs, intriguing covers, and stunning new arrangements of her classic hits as she makes a return to her original jazz roots.
Nina Simone’s Historic Philips Years Celebrated with
Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including
Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind,
High Priestess of Soul
Available September 30 via Verve/UMe
From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on Philips Records, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America.
“CHASING ME DOWN”
THE LATEST SINGLE FROM
ISRAEL HOUGHTON & NEWBREED
CLIMBS INTO THE TOP 10 ON BDS
Israel Houghton will be featured on Fred Hammond’s 45 City Festival of Praise Tour
Nashville, TN (September 22, 2016) – Multi-GRAMMY® Award, Stellar and Dove Award winning recording artist, Israel Houghton and NewBreed’s most recent single “Chasing Me Down” has climbed into the Top 10 on the BDS Gospel National Airplay Chart. The inspirational song has been featured on the chart 24 weeks and counting.