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Brandy To Be Honored With The BMI President’s Award At The 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards


 
Brandy To Be Honored With The BMI President’s Award At The 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
 
ATLANTA, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy with the BMI President’s Award at its 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on Thursday, August 29th.

Gregory Porter Announces New Podcast Series, “The Hang” | LISTEN!


 
GREGORY PORTER ANNOUNCES
“THE HANG”
 
A BRAND NEW PODCAST SERIES
 
“It’s beautifully simple – in each episode I sit down and talk with a close friend of mine, we shoot the breeze about music, life, cars, food, wine, whatever…” – Gregory Porter
 
He has made chart history and brought jazz to the masses around the globe, won GRAMMYs, graced the world’s most prestigious stages, appeared on the biggest TV shows, and now he has his very own podcast.

Jekalyn Carr is Set for Live Recording at Atlanta’s Praise 102.5 FM 15th Annual Praise In The Park on Oct. 5th, 2019 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
MULTIPLE GRAMMY AND BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD NOMINATED ARTIST JEKALYN CARR SET FOR LIVE RECORDING DURING ATLANTA’S ‘PRAISE 102.5 FM PRAISE IN THE PARK’ ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019 AT THE 17,000 SEAT CELLAIRIS AMPHITHEATRE
 
ATLANTA, GA (Monday, July 30, 2019) — Three-time GRAMMY Award, two-time Billboard Music Award, NAACP Image Award nominated, and four-time Stellar Award-winning, and GMA Dove Award winning 21-year-old singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr records her next album live at Atlanta’s Praise 102.5 FM 15th Annual Praise In The Park.

Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff to Celebrate Patti LaBelle Way Street Renaming Dedication


 
LEGENDARY ‘SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA’ ARCHITECTS KENNETH GAMBLE AND LEON HUFF
CONGRATULATE ‘DEAR FRIEND’ PATTI LaBELLE ON STREET RENAMING HONORS
 
PHILADELPHIA (Tuesday, July 2, 2019) – Legendary Sound of Philadelphia architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff joined today’s celebration of homegrown R&B living legend Patti LaBelle with a street naming dedication,…

R&B Legends The O’Jays Join The Cast Of PBS’ 39th Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’


 
Broadway Star Laura Osnes And R&B Legends The O’Jays Join The Cast Of PBS’ 39th Annual ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Live From The Grounds Of The U.S. Capitol Building
 
– Hosted by John Stamos with Musical Performances by Carole King and The Broadway Cast of Beautiful Starring Vanessa Carlton, A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Sesame Street, Gone West Featuring Colbie Caillat, Lindsey Stirling, Keala Settle, Vanessa Williams, Lee Brice, Yolanda Adams, Laine Hardy, Angelica Hale, Maelyn Jarmon and The National Symphony Orchestra
 
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Joining the all-star line-up for the 39th annual edition of PBS’ A CAPITOL FOURTH, the country’s longest-running live national July 4 TV tradition,

Dorthaan Kirk Selected as a 2020 NEA Jazz Master


 
Dorthaan Kirk, Newark’s First Lady of Jazz,
Selected as a 2020 NEA Jazz Master
 
Kirk, along with fellow NEA Jazz Masters Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell
and Reggie Workman, Will Be Honored at a Special Concert at SF Jazz Center on April 2, 2020
 
NEW YORK, NY, MAY 22, 2019 – If you missed yesterday’s exciting announcement that DORTHAAN KIRK was named a 2020 NEA Jazz Master for her work as a tireless advocate for Jazz, please click HERE.

National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick & Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20th, 2019


 
National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20
 
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Press Club Events Team will host a special dinner and screening of “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David,” a PBS documentary tribute to the man who wrote many of the most enduring songs in American popular music, at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.

Legendary Guitarist Kenny Burrell & Family Need Our Help | GO FUND ME Campaign from Katherine Burrell


 
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.

Kirk Whalum to Host “Kafé Kirk” – A New Monthly Concert Series at Crosstown Theater | Kicks Off June 2nd, 2019


 
GRAMMY-winning Memphian Kirk Whalum to host new monthly concert series of musical collaborations at Crosstown Theater.
 
Slate of guests to include Kameron Whalum (Bruno Mars) and Kortland Whalum (of STAX Academy); and GRAMMY nominated artist Jonathan Butler.
 
Regarded as one of the most prolific and important Memphis musicians of his generation, twelve-time GRAMMY nominee and GRAMMY-winning Memphian Kirk Whalum will host Kafé Kirk, a new monthly series, at Crosstown Theater at Crosstown Concourse on Sunday, June 2 at 6 pm.

Anthony Brown & group therAPy’s “Second Wind” Live Album Recording | May 3rd, 2019


 
BIGGEST NAMES IN GOSPEL MUSIC
HEADED TO NATION’S CAPITAL FOR
 
Anthony Brown & group therAPy
 
“SECOND WIND” LIVE ALBUM RECORDING
 
Gold-selling artists Erica Campbell and Tasha Cobbs Leonard; Jonathan McReynolds, Kelontae Gavin and More Will Perform!
 
The biggest names in gospel music are converging on the nation’s capital for the ”Second Wind” (Key of A/Tyscot /FairTrade) live recording of the Grammy® Award nominated act, Anthony Brown & group therAPy.