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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.

Sugaray Rayford Wins ‘Soul Blues Male Artist of The Year’ at 40th Annual Blues Music Awards


 
Sugaray Rayford Wins at 40th Annual Blues Music Awards
 
Takes Away ‘Soul Blues Male Artist of The Year’ Award
 
Forty Below Records is proud to announce that Sugaray Rayford is the winner of a Blues Music Award in the Soul Blues Male Artist Category. The announcement took place on Thursday, May 9th at the 40th Annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis.

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.

Mathew Knowles & Je’Caryous Johnson Collaborate on “Survivor: The Destiny’s Child Musical” | Coming Soon


 
MATHEW KNOWLES AND JE’CARYOUS JOHNSON COLLABORATE ON
Survivor: The Destiny’s Child Musical
 
The bio-musical will bare an honest depiction of the achievements,
obstacles, and evolution of the world’s most iconic girl group
and the mastermind behind them
 
(LOS ANGELES, CA) APRIL 23, 2019: Since its inception in 1990, Destiny’s Child has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, won multiple Grammy Awards, served as an inspiration to many musical acts and garnered generations of fans.

Anita Baker Announces Additional Farewell Concert Series Dates for 2019


 
Due To Popular Demand Multiple Grammy® Award-Winning Icon Anita Baker Announces Additional Farewell Concert Series Dates
 
Farewell Tour series returns to Las Vegas as a once in a lifetime limited show residency at The Venetian Theatre.
 
LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Due to the overwhelming popular demand of over 50 sold out shows and 200,000 fans, eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winning icon and songstress, Anita Baker, announced a limited residency at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas and international performances at Montreux and North Sea Jazz Festivals.

Terence Blanchard To Be Named A BMI Icon At The 35th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards


 
Terence Blanchard To Be Named A BMI Icon At The 35th Annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards
 
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is proud to announce that film composer and celebrated jazz musician Terence Blanchard will be named a BMI Icon at the 35th annual BMI Film, TV & Visual Media Awards in recognition of his significant contributions to the cinematic community.

San Francisco’s Historic Keystone Korner Reborn in Baltimore | Legendary Jazz Club Set to Open April 30th, 2019


 
San Francisco’s Historic Keystone Korner Reborn in
Baltimore, Legendary Jazz Club Set to Open
April 30 on International Jazz Day
 
NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan and Michelin-starred chef Robert Wiedmaier have joined forces to relaunch Keystone Korner, the legendary San Francisco (and later) Tokyo club that set the standard for jazz performance in the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ’90s.

Reggae Artist Etana Announces “Reggae Forever” 2019 Tour | WATCH VIDEO!


 
Grammy Nominated Reggae Artist Etana Announces 2019 Tour
 
Grammy Award nominated reggae artist Etana celebrates her Grammy Award nominated album “Reggae Forever” with much anticipated dates for a 2019 tour.
 
Etana is excited to announce this 2019 tour in support of her album “Reggae Forever.” “Reggae Forever” received a prestigious Grammy Award nomination in the Best Reggae Album category.