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.
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’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 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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.)
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.