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Legendary Bassist Stanley Clarke Honored With National Endowment for the Arts’ 2022 Jazz Masters Fellowship


 
Legendary Bassist Stanley Clarke Honored With National Endowment for the Arts’ 2022 Jazz Masters Fellowship
 
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) AUGUST 30, 2021 – Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke has been selected as a 2022 recipient National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship. The fellowship is the highest honor that the United States bestows on jazz artists. Clarke’s fellow honorees for next year are saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr., drummer Billy Hart and vocalist Cassandra Wilson.

The 8th Annual Sister Accord® Day | Aug. 31st, 2021 w/Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella, Byron Cage & More


 
Eighth Annual Sister Accord® Day Will Be Held August 31st With Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella and Byron Cage To Perform & Receive The Sister Accord® Leadership Award
 
Daymond John, Janet B. Reid, Ph.D., Janice Bryant Howroyd, and Jim Bechtold Will Also Be Honored with Leadership Awards
 
CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Sister Accord® Foundation, the movement that is changing the way girls and women treat, support, and interact with each other, announced today that the eighth annual Sister Accord Day will take place on August 31, 2021.

The 29th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards: Stand Up | Set to Air Dec. 13th, 2020


 
Bounce Trumpet Awards To Honor Naomi Campbell, Yara Shahidi, Stacey Abrams, & Tommie Smith As 2020 Recipients In Special Year Paying Tribute To Those Fighting For Social Justice
 
Mariah Carey, Lee Daniels and Jesse Williams Among Presenters, Musical Performances by Busta Rhymes, Anthony Hamilton, Terrace Martin and Bell Biv Devoe
 
Ceremony Set To Air Sunday, December 13th at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) Ahead of World Broadcast Premiere Of With Drawn Arms
 
ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, has announced the full roster of honorees for the 2020 Bounce Trumpet Awards which annually recognize the outstanding accomplishments of African Americans who have succeeded against great odds and inspired success in others.

National Endowment for the Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters


 
National Endowment for the Arts Names Terri Lyne Carrington Among 2021 NEA Jazz Masters
 
Multiple Grammy Award Winner Joins Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill, and Phil Schaap Among NEA Honorees
 
(New York, NY – October 21, 2020) – Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terri Lyne Carrington has been named a 2021 NEA Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C. The National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship is the nation’s highest honor in jazz.

Singer Antoine Dunn wins Artist Of The Year, Scores 6 Nominations at 2020 Josie Music Awards | LISTEN to New Single “October 7th”!


 
Antoine Dunn wins Artist Of The Year, scores 6 nominations at 2020 Josie Music Awards
 
Tennessee’s Josie Music Awards sings high praise to Antoine Dunn in its 2020 class.
 
NEW YORK – Oct. 13, 2020 – PRLog — 2020 has been a year filled with challenges and uncertainty for most of us worldwide. From Covid-19 to civil unrest, massive cancellations of events and rising political tensions, this is definitely a year which will go down in the history books forever.

Hezekiah Walker’s Hit Single “Every Praise” Certified Platinum by RIAA


 
GRAMMY-AWARD WINNER HEZEKIAH WALKER’S HIT SINGLE “EVERY PRAISE” CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY RIAA
 
Walker Announces Vincent Bohanon & SOV and Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling
As First Artists Signed to HEZHOUSE Entertainment
 
Brooklyn, NY – August 20, 2020 – The luminous hit song “Every Praise”, which was certified Gold in December of 2019, is now certified platinum by the RIAA.

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces 2020 Awards Nominees


 
JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION
ANNOUNCES 2020 AWARDS NOMINEES
 
NEW YORK CITY — Finalists for the 25th annual Jazz Awards presented by the Jazz Journalists Association have been announced at www.JJAJazzAwards.org, demonstrating both generational continuity and diversity of talent making music and creating media in coverage of it today. See https://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2020.html.

Pastor Mike, Jr. Reaches #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart with Single “Big” | LISTEN!


 
BlackSmoke Music Worldwide Artist Pastor Mike, Jr. Hits #1 on
Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart
 
Breakout Star Among Top Nominees for 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards
 
Birmingham, AL (February 18, 2020) – Pastor Mike, Jr. is a jewel in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, but now he is shining around the country as his rousing single “Big” hits #1 at Gospel radio this week.

35th Annual Stellar Gospel Awards Nominations Announced | March 27th, 2020 in Las Vegas


 
35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominations Announced: Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers Tops The List With Nine, Followed By Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard And JJ Hairston With Multiple Nominations
 
UPDATE MARCH 13TH, 2020: The Event Has Now Been Postponed. A New Date Will Be Announced Soon.
 
CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Central City Productions today announced the Stellar Award nominees in 28 categories for the milestone 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taping on Friday, March 27 at the Las Vegas Orleans Arena.