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Kool & the Gang Receives 2019 Marian Anderson Award at the Kimmel Center


 
CONGRATULATIONS TO
KOOL & THE GANG FOR RECEIVING THE MARION ANDERSON AWARD
 
PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 14, 2019 – Tuesday, November 12th 2019, was indeed a night for a “celebration” as the legendary Kool & the Gang received the 2019 Marian Anderson Award at the Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts in Philadelphia, emceed by talk show host Tamron Hall.

Legendary Saxophonist Dave Sanborn Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions” | WATCH TRAILER!


 
Dave Sanborn, Legendary Saxophonist, Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions”
 
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six time Grammy Award winner announced today that he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations.

Brian Culbertson to Release 20th Album “XX” in 2020 | Announces The “XX” Tour – Kicks off April 1st, 2020


 
Brian Culbertson’s 2020 vision: Drop his 20th album, “XX,” and launch The XX Tour
 
Tickets go on sale next week for the three-month US concert trek that begins April 1.
 
CHICAGO (7 November 2019): As chart-topping multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Brian Culbertson crafts his 20th album, the aptly titled “XX” – Roman numerals representing twenty – he revealed plans for the extensive US concert tour that will support the record release.

BYUtv’s “Christmas Under the Stars” Concert feat. John Legend Airs Dec. 1st, 2019


 
BYUtv Brings Everyone “Together for Christmas” With John Legend, The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square With Kristin Chenoweth, Will Forte, “Christmas Jars,” “The Nutcracker” and More
 
PROVO, Utah, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Family entertainment network BYUtv today announced its 2019 schedule of original holiday programming filled with stars and iconic holiday moments: “Together for Christmas.” This year’s programming includes an exclusive holiday concert starring Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® award-winning singer John Legend;

“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019


 
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
 
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.

R&B Crooner Freddie Jackson Receives 2019 Black Music Honors Legend Award


 
Freddie Jackson Receives the
2019 Black Music Honors Legend Award
 
The incomparable, Freddie Jackson, is one of the most iconic R&B male vocalists of all time. His timeless classics like “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” (1985), “Have You Ever Loved Somebody” (1986), “Jam Tonight” (1986), “Tasty Love” (1986), “You Are My Lady” (1985), and “Nice & Slow”(1988) have elevated the chart-topping crooner to legendary status.

Vocalist Jacky Clark-Chisholm Inks Deal with UAMG | New Music Coming Soon


 
JACKY CLARK-CHISHOLM OF 3X GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING THE CLARK SISTERS INKS DEAL WITH NASHVILLE-BASED RECORD LABEL UNITED ALLIANCE MUSIC GROUP (UAMG) / SONY MUSIC / THE ORCHARD
 
NASHVILLE, TENN (October 10, 2019) – – Two-Time GRAMMY® Award, NAACP Image Award, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artist Jacky Clark-Chisholm, known as a member and eldest sister of three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning legendary group, The Clark Sisters has inked a distribution deal with Nashville-based record label United Alliance Music Group (UAMG) announced today.

Singer Evvie McKinney Signs with Motown Gospel & Capitol CMG


 
POWERHOUSE SINGER EVVIE MCKINNEY SIGNS WITH
MOTOWN GOSPEL & CAPITOL CMG
 
NASHVILLE, TN (September 30, 2019)— Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG have announced the signing of powerhouse vocalist Evvie McKinney to an exclusive recording agreement. The emerging performer and songwriter has also entered into an exclusive publishing agreement with Capitol CMG Publishing.

Tony! Toni! Tone!’s Raphael Saadiq, D’Wayne Wiggins and Timothy Riley Reunite After 15 Years For “Bay Area Reunion” Concert | Oct. 12th, 2019


 
Tony! Toni! Tone!’s Raphael Saadiq, D’Wayne Wiggins and Timothy Riley Reunite After 15 Years For “Bay Area Reunion” Concert
 
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 – Raphael Saadiq recently announced that he will reunite for the first time in over 15 years with original founding members D’Wayne Wiggins and Timothy Riley of the groundbreaking 90’s R&B band Tony! Toni! Tone! for the ‘Bay Area Reunion’ concert on October 12 at Oakland Arena (7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA.)

Pianist and Educator Harold Mabern Passes Away at 83


 
Harold Mabern:
March 20, 1936 – September 17, 2019
 
Influential Jazz Pianist and Educator Passes Away at Age 83
 
Legendary jazz pianist Harold Mabern died suddenly on Tuesday, September 17, as a result of a heart attack. He was 83. His death was announced on Thursday by his record label, Smoke Sessions Records.