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December 2017

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents “The Savory Collection Volume 4: Bobby Hackett and Friends” | Available NOW


 
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents
The Savory Collection Volume 4: Bobby Hackett and Friends
Available December 15 Exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes
 
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s Savory Collection will release Vol. No. 4: Bobby Hackett and Friends exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes on December 15.

The Showers New Album “The Journey” Hits #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Chart


 
THE SHOWERS THE JOURNEY ALBUM JUMPS TO NO.1 ON BILLBOARD’S TOP GOSPEL ALBUMS CHART THIS WEEK
 
HAMMOND, LA (Tuesday, December 19, 2017) – – Stellar Award nominated sibling group, The Showers’, sophomore project THE JOURNEY (A&P Records) jumps 10 spots on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Sales chart and lands at No.1 (11-1) this week with a +282% sales increase.

Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Deliver Keynote Address at 1st Annual Jazz Congress | Jan. 11th, 2018


 
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
 
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.

NEW VOICES! Claire Mortifee Releases New Music Video for “Panther Paws” – WATCH!


 
One of R&B’s refreshing new voices, Claire Mortifee, releases her debut, including the latest single, “Panther Paws:”
 
It is obviously a special gift to craft original songs while defining one’s one style and voice. Yet there are those singer/songwriters that manage to create powerful poetry and paint stunning video pictures.

Pianist Greg Spero & Spirit Fingers to Release Debut Album on March 16th, 2018 | LISTEN to “Inside”!


 
SHANACHIE ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS CAPTIVATING YOUNG PIANIST
GREG SPERO & SPIRIT FINGERS
 
“I feel I have a mission and something to say,” confides pianist Greg Spero and leader of Spirit Fingers. “It requires a lot of digging and a lot of agony to get to the point where it can be said truly and honestly.” The forward-thinking and introspective pianist has been in the woodshed with his electrifying quartet Spirit Fingers, who will make their Shanachie Entertainment debut on March 16, 2018 with their explosive eponymously titled CD.

Columbia/Legacy Recordings to Release “Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6” on March 23, 2018.


 
Columbia/Legacy Recordings Announce Release of Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 on March 23, 2018
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Miles Davis & John Coltrane – The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6 on March 23, 2018.

Singer Whitney McClain Releases New Holiday Track “Santa Don’t Cry This Christmas” – LISTEN!


 
WHITNEY MCCLAIN RELEASES NEW HOLIDAY SINGLE:
“SANTA DON’T CRY THIS CHRISTMAS”
 
Los Angeles, CA, Friday, December 8, 2017 – R&B/Soul-Pop singer and songwriter Whitney McClain is giving the gift of song this holiday season, as she released her newly penned holiday single, “Santa Don’t Cry This Christmas,” today, Friday, December 8.

QWEST TV Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date


 
QWEST TV
Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
 
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.

Derrick Starks Family and Friends Choir Releases a Christmas Gem – New Single “Wonderful”


 
Derrick Starks Family and Friends Choir
Celebrate The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
With New Holiday Single
 
(Detroit, Michigan) Stellar Award nominated and BMI Award winning songwriter, music director and producer Derrick Starks kicks the holiday season into high gear with Wonderful, the first single from the highly-anticipated recording of the DStarks Family and Friends Choir.

En Vogue Releases New Single “Rocket” – LISTEN! | New Album “Electric Café” Drops April 6th, 2018


 
EN VOGUE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “ROCKET” TODAY – PURCHASE NOW by CLICKING HERE!
 
OFFICIAL SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM
ELECTRIC CAFE DUE MARCH 30, 2018
 
Update Feb 28th: Album Release Date Moved to April 6th, 2018
 
(DECEMBER 1, 2017) Iconic female group, En Vogue, releases their new single, “Rocket“, from their forthcoming Electric Café album.