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Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Norman Johnson to Release “Get It While You Can” on Feb. 19th, 2013 | LISTEN TO SAMPLES!

 Guitarist Norman Johnson’s New CD,
“Get It While You Can” can be preordered now and will ship on February 19



LISTEN TO SONG SAMPLES FROM NEW ALBUM BY CLICKING
CD COVER ART ABOVE!!

Pacific Coast Jazz is proud to present: Get It While You Can. A fantastic collection of three great songs from the 70’s, and original compositions penned by Norman Johnson, Grayson Hugh, and Don Wallace. This collection of songs gives guitarist Norman Johnson the perfect background for his warm and melodic style of playing.

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Renowned Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s New Album, “Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue” is Coming Feb. 5th, 2013

Terri Lyne Carrington’s Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue Album Release Concert at Berklee


Boston,
MA, Jan. 15, 2013 – Renowned drummer, composer, producer, and Berklee
professor Terri Lyne Carrington presents her new album Money Jungle:
Provocative in Blue
. The album — to be released the week of the concert —
is the follow up to her Grammy Award-winning album The Mosaic Project.

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Singer Dessy Di Lauro to Release New Album, “This Is Neo-Ragtime” in Feb./Black History Month

Former Cirque du Soleil singer and Madonna’s keyboardist releasing full length album on Black History Month



She has had feature roles on Cirque du Soleil and sang background vocals for the likes of Patti Labelle, Deborah Cox, & The Neville Bros. He has toured with Madonna, written and performed on Jill Scott’s new album, The Light of The Sun. Now Dessy Di Lauro and her producer/husband Ric’key Pageot are ready to take the music world by storm with their neo-ragtime sound.

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Le’Andria Johnson Receives Two Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Le’Andria Johnson Receives Early Birthday Gift with Two Stellar Gospel Music Awards for New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist of the Year



Le’Andria Celebrates Her 30th Birthday at Post
Stellar Awards Surprise Event at B.B. Kings in Nashville


(New York, NY – January 22, 2013) – GRAMMY® Award-winner and Music World Gospel recording artist Le’Andria Johnson can now add Stellar Award winner to her list of accomplishments.  Le’Andria, who will celebrate her 30th birthday on Wednesday, January 23, received an early gift when she won two Stellar Gospel Music Awards for New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist of the Year at the 28th Annual Stellar Awards held Saturday, January 19, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.

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Our Conversation with Soul Singer Gregory Porter & A. Scott Galloway

Check out A. Scott Galloway’s Conversation with Soul Stirring Singer Gregory Porter on our Interviews Blog! Good Afternoon Ladies and Gents… Stop by our “Interviews” blog and check out a rather compelling interview between our cat, Music Editor A. Scott Galloway and one of the leading men of todays’ soul …

Marvin Winans Partners with American Family Insurance for 3rd Annual “Jingle Dreams” Contest

Marvin Winans
 
Grammy Award-Winner Marvin Winans Commissioned By American Family Insurance To Pen A Song For Its Third Annual Jingle Dreams Contest
 
Winners will enjoy a “Weekend of Inspiration” that includes a recording
session and live performance with Winans and tickets to Super Bowl XLVII!
 
Atlanta, Ga. (January 16, 2013) -American Family Insurance has partnered with one of the most influential and recognized voices in gospel, Grammy Award-winner Marvin Winans, to write an original song for its third annual Jingle Dreams contest. His first commissioned piece, Winans will debut the song titled, “Awaken,” during the 14th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration in New Orleans, La. during Super Bowl XLVII weekend.

The 14th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration | Feb. 1st, 2013

The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration To Take Over New Orleans To Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend 

 

Hosted by Kirk Franklin and Sherri Shepherd, with an All-Star Line-up of Performances By Fantasia, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Winans, Bishop Paul S. Morton, and NFL “Players’ Choice” Lecrae

Special Performance by the NFL PLAYERS CHOIR Featuring Current and Former NFL Players


NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, an NFL sanctioned event currently in its 14th year, joins together NFL players, Grammy Award-winning artists, and special guests, on one stage to kick off Super Bowl Weekend.

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The Top #100 R&B Slow Jams #15 | The Controllers – Somebody’s Gotta Win, Somebody’s Gotta Lose

The Controllers - In Control
 
Man, Oh Man…..OH MAN.
 
Just when the team was going to lay low again and wait another 8 months (hahaha) to drop a slow jam to complete possibly one of the longest…longest unfinished countdown’s in cyberspace history for a magazine or blog, we may have made quite a few more people happy tonight in letting them & all know a new addition is being added RIGHT NOW.
 
Who could EVER forget or let this midnight, blue lights in the basement, monumental quiet storm pass us by???

José James set to Appear on “Late Night With David Letterman” Tonight | Jan 14th, 2013

JOSÉ JAMES SET TO APPEAR TONIGHT ON
CBS “LATE SHOW WITH
DAVID LETTERMAN”



NPR MUSIC “FIRST LISTEN” LAUNCHED TODAY FOR JAMES’
BLUE NOTE DEBUT NO BEGINNING NO END; ALBUM TO BE RELEASED JAN. 22


Following his breakout national TV debut on Conan last month, José James will be bringing “Trouble” to the set of the Late Show With David Letterman tonight. Tune in to CBS this evening at 11:35/10:35c to see the performance.

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Grammy® Nominated Artist Sheri Jones-Moffett to Release New Single, “Shine” Jan. 15th, 2013

EMI GOSPEL RECORDING ARTIST SHERI JONES-MOFFETT RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR POISED TO “SHINE” WITH
THE RELEASE OF HER NEW SINGLE


 
‘SHINE’ IS AVAILABLE DIGITALLY JANUARY 15, 2013

 
Nashville, TN (January 11, 2013) Grammy® nominated, artist Sheri Jones-Moffett is off to a bright start in 2013 with the release of her new single, ‘SHINE’.    Jones-Moffett, the soul-stirring lead singer of the number one gospel song, Encourage Yourself, written by music icon Donald Lawrence, is positioned to soar to the top of the charts with her latest vocal delivery.
 
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