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Inspirational Jazz Saxophonist Phil French to Release New CD “Everlasting” on Jan. 27th, 2015

Phil French
Stellar Award-Nominated Label RichEscape Music Readies New CD, Everlasting,
With Renowned Inspirational Jazz Saxophonist Phil French
RichEscape Music’s Own Terrence Richburg Featured On New Project Scheduled To Release On January 27, 2015
(Washington, DC) – December 17, 2014 – Saxophonist Phil French has played with the cream of the crop. His resume reads like a who’s who of the music industry. He’s performed with artists and musicians such as The Winans, The Clark Sisters, Fred Hammond, Richard Smallwood, Kim Burrell, Yolanda Adams, Ben Tankard, Stanley Turrentine, Grover Washington, Jr., Norman Connors, Ramsey Lewis, Najee and a slew of others.

The 16th Annual Allstate Gospel Superfest | March 21st, 2015

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Allstate Gospel Superfest Announces
Return to Chicago in 2015!
J. Moss, Rance Allen Group, Vanessa Bell Armstrong
Ricky Dillard, Dorinda Clark-Cole
set to headline 16th Annual Recording Session
Chicago, IL – November 21, 2014 – Unity Media Limited, the producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest, announced today that it will return to the city of Chicago for its 16th Annual Allstate Gospel Superfest television extravaganza. The super-show will return to Chicago’s House of Hope Arena with a star-studded array of performers, hosts and presenters that resemble a made in Hollywood presentation.

Marvin Sapp Added to the “Let The Church Say Amen” Celebration Tour | 2014

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Marvin Sapp Added to Andraé Crouch and Friends “Let the Church Say Amen” Celebration Tour
This 10-city musical tribute to the Father of Modern Gospel will feature appearances by Gospel’s Top Artists, including CeCe Winans, Marvin Sapp, Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton, Rance Allen and Gerald Albright.
(NASHVILLE, Tennessee) — Gospel music icon Marvin Sapp has been added to the Andraé Crouch and Friends “Let the Church Say Amen” Celebration Tour hitting 10 cities this holiday season. Tickets are now on sale.

Wendy Williams to Host the Soul Train Awards 2014

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She’s Your Queen To Be…
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.

NEW VOICES: Keyboardist Isha Love Releases CD “Jars of Waters” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Isha Love - Jars of Water
Inspirational Keyboardist Isha Love
Pours “Jars of Waters” with New Solo Piano Release
Los Angeles – When the fingers of Isha Love glide across the piano, a dazzling cascade of melody rushes forth spraying the atmosphere like the mist from a waterfall. “Jars of Waters,” her new offering, is a fluid tapestry of 14 luscious piano solos that pour sweet liquid libations for the soul. With ten gospel-tinged jazz originals and four unique interpretations of traditional spiritual hymns, Isha Love’s “Jars of Waters” is a tall refreshing glass to drink from.

eOne Music Receives 10 Nominations for the GMA Dove Awards | 2014

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Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard & New G, William McDowell, Jonathan McReynolds, Dexter Walker & Zion Movement, and Anaysha Among the Nominees
NASHVILLE, TN (August 14, 2014) – Entertainment One Music (eOne Music), makes an historic run at this year’s upcoming GMA Dove Awards, garnering 10 nominations for its artists’ releases, the most nominations in the label’s history. Jonathan McReynolds, who’s now received two Dove Award nominations, was part of the star lineup on hand to unveil nominations at this year’s Dove Awards’ nominees announcement in Nashville.

2015 Stellar Awards Marks 30th Anniversary in Las Vegas | March 28th, 2015

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2015 Stellar Gospel Music Awards Marks 30th Anniversary Milestone With New Date And Location In Las Vegas, Nevada
Telecast Taping Moves West to Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015; Travel and Ticket Packages on Sale Beginning August 4th
CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The biggest night in Gospel music, The Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is moving to a new venue and taping date in celebration of its 30th Anniversary milestone.

The 2014 JJA Jazz Awards Winners Are Announced

The Jazz Journalists Association Announces Winners for 2014 JJA Jazz Awards

NEW YORK – The Jazz Journalists Association today announced winners of 2014 JJA Jazz Awards in 32 categories of musical achievement. Herbie Hancock — the man behind International Jazz Day (April 30) as UNESCO Ambassador for Intercultural Dialog and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz – is being honored for his Lifetime Achievement in Jazz. Saxophonist Wayne Shorter, Hancock’s frequent collaborator, has been voted Musician of the Year.
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Demetrius Woods to Release New Single “If I Ain’t Got You” on April 29th | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!

Demetrius Woods Known To Many As Holy Boy Comes With A Remake of Alicia Keys
“If I Ain’t Got You”

Available Online April 29, 2014!

New Single titled “Nothing Without You” is elating, soul searching and brilliant. Already a ground breaking record, its been said as the new ‘innovative tune that no one is doing right now’. Very uplifting yet soothing to the spirit.

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Gospel Jazz Saxophonist Todd Ledbetter to Release New Single, “How I Love You” | FREE DOWNLOAD!

Stellar Award Nominee & Gospel Jazz Saxophonist Todd Ledbetter Returns With
New Single,
“How I Love You”

New Song, A Free Download, Available On March 18, 2014

(Washington, DC) – March 3, 2014 – Popular Gospel Jazz saxophonist Todd Ledbetter, known as “The Jazz Psalmist”, has been wowing audiences for years with his inspiring and skilled instrumental performances.  A 2012 Stellar Award Nominee for Instrumental Gospel CD of the Year for his debut release, Meditations: Hymns In The Key Of Jazz, Ledbetter is preparing to introduce a brand new single, the smooth track, “How I Love You”, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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