TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.
RCA INSPIRATION RECEIVES 9 NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017 GMA DOVE AWARDS
Nominations for Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, and William Murphy Span 6 Categories
Nashville, TN (August 9, 2017) – RCA Inspiration is elated to receive 9 nominations for the upcoming 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards, with hit releases from five artists being recognized in six categories among the nominations unveiled today.
16-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER DAVID FOSTER TO BE HONORED AT 2017 GRAMMY M– USEUM GALA
LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2017) – The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce it will honor 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster at its third annual Gala, taking place Sept. 19 at The Novo in Los Angeles. Foster will receive the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his unparalleled contributions to music.
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® TO HONOR 2017 SPECIAL MERIT AWARDS RECIPIENTS WITH
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TELEVISION SPECIAL AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES ON PBS
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 2, 2017) — The Recording Academy® will honor its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar (pictured), Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground.
National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.
Rock and Roll Diva
to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
(New York City, January 26, 2017) —Pop icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, for her five decades of musical accomplishments.