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D’Angelo’s Neo-Soul Masterpiece, ‘Brown Sugar,’ 2CD & Digital Edition, to be Released on Aug. 25th, 2017


 
D’Angelo’s Neo-Soul Masterpiece, ‘Brown Sugar,’ Remastered and Expanded for New Deluxe Edition
 
2CD and Digital Edition, to be Released August 25 by Virgin/UMe, Adds 21 Rare Remixes, Instrumentals and A Cappella Versions
 
LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — D’Angelo‘s platinum-certified debut, 1995’s neo-soul masterpiece Brown Sugar, is newly remastered and expanded for a 2CD and digital Deluxe Edition to be released August 25 by Virgin/UMe.

Roy Ayers Ubiquity’s “Lifeline” to be Reissued on Vinyl on August 18th, 2017 via Polydor/UMe


 
“Lifeline,” Roy Ayers Ubiquity’s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.
 
LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lifeline, Roy Ayers Ubiquity‘s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Legendary R&B Singer O’Bryan Returns With New Album “For The Love Of You – The Ballad Collection” on June 9th, 2017


 
Global Superstar O’Bryan Returns With Brand New Single And Ballads Collection “For The Love Of You”
 
NEW YORK – May 18, 2017 – PRLog — Critically-acclaimed international superstar O’BRYAN has unveiled today his first piece of solo music in nearly ten years. The new single titled “FOR THE LOVE OF YOU” is now available for streaming and download at all DSPs.

The 2nd Annual DC Go-Go New Music Day on May 12th | Releases New Album “DC Go-Go New Music Vol. 1” in Memory of Chuck Brown


 
2nd ANNUAL DC GO-GO NEW MUSIC DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC
DROPS NEW GO-GO MUSIC ON FRIDAY MAY 12th, 2017
 
Remembering Chuck Brown by the Simultaneous Release of New Music by DC Go-Go Bands the Friday before May 16
 
While the crowds at live music shows in Go-Go continue to be strong, there has always been a lack of consistent studio recordings of original music in the genre outside of Chuck Brown.

Legendary 1980 Diana Ross Album, ‘diana — the original CHIC mix’, Now Available on Vinyl


 
Legendary 1980 Diana Ross Album, ‘diana — the original CHIC mix’, Gets Its First-Ever Vinyl Release, On Two-45rpm Discs, Available Now
 
LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sought after by collectors and considered the rarest of Motown’s rare grooves, Diana Ross’ diana – the original CHIC mix, will make its long-awaited debut on vinyl on April 21, on Motown/UMe/UMGI, with a twist: it will be a double-LP set on pink vinyl at 45rpm for maximum fidelity.

Trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah to Release New Album “Ruler Rebel” on March 31st, 2017 as part of 3 Album Project “The Centennial Trilogy


 
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New Album Ruler Rebel out March 31st
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Releasing Three Albums in 2017 as The Centennial Trilogy
Two-time Edison award winning, Grammy® nominated trumpeter, composer, producer, designer of innovative instruments and interactive media Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is set to release three albums…

Legacy Recordings to Release Compilation “When Colors Come Together – The Legacy of Harry Belafonte” on Feb 24th, 2017


 
Legacy Recordings Celebrates Harry Belafonte’s 90th Birthday with Release of When Colors Come Together… The Legacy of Harry Belafonte on Friday, February 24, 2017
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is celebrating the 90th birthday of the iconic American singer/songwriter/actor/social activist/cultural ambassador Harry Belafonte (born March 1, 1927) with the release of When Colors Come Together… The Legacy of Harry Belafonte on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of Johnny Mathis with Releases Planned for 2017 | Announces New Tour

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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of the Magic of Johnny Mathis with Essential Releases Planned for 2017
 
Johnny Mathis 60th and 61st Anniversary Tour Dates 2016-2017 Announced
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce an ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration of the enduring musical achievements of Johnny Mathis (who first signed with Columbia in 1955) with definitive catalog and archival releases set for 2017 and beyond.

The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher

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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher For Prince’s Iconic Catalog Of Songs
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, today announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog.

Restored Recording of Dizzy Gillespie’s “Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker” | Coming Nov. 11th, 2016

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Justin Time Essentials Collection Announces Restored Recording of Dizzy Gillespie’s Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker
 
Album Features James Moody, Milt Jackson, Hank Jones, Ray Brown, and Philly Joe Jones
 
In 1980 on a cold November night in Montreal, two iconic landmarks of jazz history were channeled by a group of immortal musicians under the leadership of the incomparable Dizzy Gillespie for a thrilling concert entitled Concert of the Century — A Tribute to Charlie Parker.