FOR A LIMITED TIME: STREAM THE ENTIRE ALBUM “ON ANOTHER NOTE” BY CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GROUP PIECES OF A DREAM – EXCLUSIVELY ON THEURBANMUSICSCENE.COM!!
Special Stream Ends May 29th!
Good Day Readers!
Guess what? Here’s your chance to listen to the entire new album from legendary Contemporary Jazz Group Pieces of a Dream entitled “On Another Note” via Shanachie Entertainment! Hear the entire album from now until Memorial Day – May 29th! The new project will be released on May 24th and feature legendary jazz duo: Keyboardist James Lloyd and Drummer Curtis Harmon.
Dorthaan Kirk, Newark’s First Lady of Jazz,
Selected as a 2020 NEA Jazz Master
Kirk, along with fellow NEA Jazz Masters Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell
and Reggie Workman, Will Be Honored at a Special Concert at SF Jazz Center on April 2, 2020
NEW YORK, NY, MAY 22, 2019 – If you missed yesterday’s exciting announcement that DORTHAAN KIRK was named a 2020 NEA Jazz Master for her work as a tireless advocate for Jazz, please click HERE.
National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Press Club Events Team will host a special dinner and screening of “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David,” a PBS documentary tribute to the man who wrote many of the most enduring songs in American popular music, at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.
REGGAE ICON SHAGGY ANNOUCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES WITH UB40,
DROPS NEW VIDEO FOR “MONEY UP” FT. NOAH POWA
AND CONTINUES HIS STREAK OF NATIONAL TV APPEARANCES THIS WEEK
On the heels of his recently released solo album Wah Gwaan?! (The Cherrytree Music Company, Brooklyn Knights Entertainment and 300 Entertainment), Shaggy announces new summer tour dates, unleashes a video for “Money Up” ft. Noah Powa and is on a tear of national TV performances and appearances this week.
CRAFT RECORDINGS CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
STAX “SOUL EXPLOSION”
Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2019) – 1969 marked a year that was full of both trepidation and excitement for Stax Records. Just one year before, the Memphis soul outlet ended its relationship with musical giant Atlantic Records, effectively leaving the label as an independent entity, without a music catalog (which had previously included a formidable collection of hits by Otis Redding, Carla Thomas and Sam & Dave, among others).
20-YEAR-OLD CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED CHART-TOPPER KELONTAE GAVIN TO TRIBUTE GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SINGER TRAMAINE HAWKINS AT THE 6TH ANNUAL GMA HONORS & HALL OF FAME CEREMONY
ATLANTA ,GA (Tuesday, May 7, 2019) – – The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation along with partners Christian Healthcare Ministries and CCLI announced its inductees and honorees for the 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony set for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.
GRAMMY-winning Memphian Kirk Whalum to host new monthly concert series of musical collaborations at Crosstown Theater.
Slate of guests to include Kameron Whalum (Bruno Mars) and Kortland Whalum (of STAX Academy); and GRAMMY nominated artist Jonathan Butler.
Regarded as one of the most prolific and important Memphis musicians of his generation, twelve-time GRAMMY nominee and GRAMMY-winning Memphian Kirk Whalum will host Kafé Kirk, a new monthly series, at Crosstown Theater at Crosstown Concourse on Sunday, June 2 at 6 pm.
BIGGEST NAMES IN GOSPEL MUSIC
HEADED TO NATION’S CAPITAL FOR
Anthony Brown & group therAPy
“SECOND WIND” LIVE ALBUM RECORDING
Gold-selling artists Erica Campbell and Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Jonathan McReynolds, Kelontae Gavin and More Will Perform!
The biggest names in gospel music are converging on the nation’s capital for the ”Second Wind” (Key of A/Tyscot /FairTrade) live recording of the Grammy® Award nominated act, Anthony Brown & group therAPy.
Bob Marley’s Legend Turns 35
The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time Is Anointed With A Special 35th Anniversary 2LP 180-Gram Vinyl Reissue On June 14
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On June 14, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe join collective forces to observe the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ Legend with a double 180-gram vinyl reissue.