The Board of Directors of the Louis Armstrong
Educational Foundation Announces Second Round
of Emergency Funds for NYC Jazz Musicians
NEW YORK, NY — After allocating $1 million in financial support to New York-area musicians who lost income due to coronavirus-related closures beginning in March, the Board of Directors of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) today announced a second round of grants from The Louis Armstrong Emergency Fund for Jazz Musicians.
Grammy®-Winning Mega-Hit Makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, and Johntá Austin, Team Up with a Lineup of Music Superstars on a New Single “CHANGE” to Benefit the Social Change Fund
ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GRAMMY®-winning mega-hit makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin and Bryan Michael Cox have teamed up with a lineup of music superstar friends, on the new single “CHANGE” (So So Def Recordings), available now on digital music providers.
SUPERSTAR PATTI LaBELLE JOINS ONE WORLD ‘CELEBRITY CIRCLE’ AS HISTORIC CHARITY ANTHEM FOR GLOBAL PANDEMIC AND RACIAL JUSTICE RE-ENTERS BILLBOARD TOP 30 AT #27 WITH A BULLET
NEW YORK (Sept. 3, 2020) − ONE WORLD, the timely and historic “We Are the World” style new charity anthem for the global pandemic – supporting musicians, actors and first responder families while changing America’s racial narrative – officially welcomes superstar Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle to its “Celebrity Circle” as the “truly global” multi-vocalist track re-enters the Billboard Top 30 Mainstream Adult Contemporary chart this week, landing at No. 27 with a bullet.
Vintage Trouble Releases Stirring Social Distance-Inspired New Single “Outside-In”
Addressing The Mental Health Effects Of Isolation Amidst The Pandemic, Proceeds From The Song Will Go Towards The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Known for their bombastic, groove-infested R&B and rollicking retro rock vibe, Vintage Trouble has released their sobering, new social distanced-inspired single “Outside-In” on all DSPs.
GRAMMY®-WINNING MEGA-HIT MAKER RODNEY “DARKCHILD” JERKINS PRESENTS THE GOOD NEWS – A HOST OF SUPERSTAR VOICES, ON “COME TOGETHER” – A NEW SONG TO BENEFIT COVID-19 RELIEF
Nashville, TN (April 24, 2020) – Mega-hit maker Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Sam Smith, Lady Gaga, Destiny’s Child) Presents The Good News – a host of superstar artists – with the new song “Come Together,” released by RCA Inspiration today.
BET RALLIES TO SUPPORT COMMUNITIES OF COLOR MOST IMPACTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH NEW TELEVISION SPECIAL, RELIEF FUND, DIGITAL NEWS PROGRAMS, AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
“SAVING OUR SELVES: A BET COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT,” SPECIAL CO-HOSTED BY KELLY ROWLAND, TERRENCE J, AND REGINA HALL, SET TO AIR ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2020 AT 8 PM EST
SPECIAL GUESTS FOR THE SPECIAL INCLUDE DJ KHALED, CHARLIE WILSON, CHANCE THE RAPPER, KIRK FRANKLIN, FANTASIA, MELVIN CRISPELL III and MANY MORE
New York, NY (April 8, 2020) – Today, BET announces an array of high impact initiatives to support communities of color impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drummer Karl Sterling Releases New Album “Dream (Parkinson’s Global Project)” feat. Special Guests
“Dream” is a CD album with 90% of album proceeds going to fund much needed Parkinson’s education and research. Led by Karl Sterling (creator of the Parkinson’s Global Project & Regeneration Training) this album will be used to influence and draw awareness to Parkinson’s disease at large. It is produced by Jimmy Haslip, Scott Kinsey, Jeff Richman and features many notable musicians.
Sheila E. Busks On The Streets Of Pittsburgh to Raise Funds for Women’s Health Research at Magee-Womens Research Institute while Headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Rock Concert
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The legendary “Queen of Percussion” Sheila E. will be featured in the upcoming Spare Change video series. In May, Sheila took to the streets of Pittsburgh while headlining the Women who Rock Benefit Concert, to raise awareness for women’s rights and raise funds for women’s health research benefiting Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI).
Publisher’s Note: T.U.M.S. Readers, please see the urgent message from the wife of legendary jazz guitar player Kenny Burrell, Mrs. Katherine Burrell, below…
My name is Katherine Burrell. I am raising funds for my husband, Kenny Burrell. He is a legendary jazz guitarist who has contributed much to the world of music. Following his 85th birthday concert at Royce Hall, he suffered an accident that led to a two year medical leave.
Singer-Songwriter Maysa Touches Hearts with Personal Story of Her Son’s Premature Birth in New Music Video “You Are Not Alone”
Single/Video Created in Conjunction with March of Dimes
From her early days as a member of the band Incognito singing songs such as “Deep Waters” to her numerous solo projects such as her most recent cover of Pat Benatar’s “Love is a Battlefield,” Maysa Leak has committed herself to songs of profound fortitude and meaning.