The Reverend Shawn Amos Premieres New Song “Brand New Man”
The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You
New Album out October 16
On October 16, the certified pure blues singer, harmonica player, songwriter and producer, The Reverend Shawn Amos will continue to spread his secular gospel with a brand new album The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You. Today he shares “Brand New Man”, a gritty R&B rave-up from the album that, in the words of The Reverend, “tears the roof off the sucka.”
UMe Celebrates B.B. King’s 90th Birthday With Release Of Three Classic Albums On Vinyl, remastered Classics For Digital Including Out Of Print Crown Catalog
Legendary ‘King of the Blues’ will be remembered with vinyl/digital reissues of Live At The Regal, Live In Cook County Jail and first-ever LP version of two — Deuces Wild, featuring famous collaborators, as well as early classics from Modern/Crown Records
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The world of music lost one of its all-time legends when the great blues guitarist B. B. King passed away on May 14, at the age of 89. Accolades and tributes came not only from fans but fellow musicians who were influenced by the Mississippi-born son of sharecroppers, who virtually popularized the genre that spawned rock ‘n’ roll.
Daughter of Blues Icon
John Lee Hooker,
Serenades “Live” and “In The Mood”
With Jazzy New Music Releases and Video
Atlanta – Blues legend John Lee Hooker is best remembered for his iconic hits, “Boom, Boom” and “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” But perhaps his greatest legacy is found in the seductively supple vocal stylings of his daughter, the jazz-inflected, bluesy recording artist, Zakiya Hooker.
Multiple Award-Winning Theatre, Film and Television
Actress Ebony Jo-Ann Releases New Blues CD,
‘Please Save Your Love for Me’
Available on September 18th
Ebony Jo-Ann to Appear in George Faison’s
40th Anniversary of
‘The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music’
Featuring Phylicia Rashad, André De Shields,
Dee Dee Bridgewater and More
(New York, NY – July 29, 2015) – Multiple award-winning theatre, film and television actress, Ebony Jo-Ann releases her new Blues CD, Please Save Your Love for Me on her independent label, Blackgold Production on Friday, September 18th.
Legacy Recordings Sets Digital Release of Bessie (Music from the HBO® Film) for Tuesday, May 12; CD Coming Tuesday, June 2
Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) Debuts “Gimme A Pigfoot and A Bottle of Beer (2015 Remix),” Pairing Bessie Smith’s Original Recording with New Vocals by Queen Latifah and Enhanced Instrumentation Produced by Adam Blackstone and Queen Latifah
Album Includes Historic Blues and Swing Recordings by Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Sippie Wallace, Kid Ory & Fresh Interpretations of Bessie Smith Classics Performed by Queen Latifah
Bessie, an HBO Film, Premieres May 16
NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the digital release of Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) on Tuesday, May 12. The official soundtrack for the upcoming HBO film will also be released on CD on Tuesday, June 2.
Singing Sensation Shemekia Copeland Returns To Alligator Records
Alligator Records is proud to announce the re-signing of blues/soul/Americana singing sensation Shemekia Copeland to the label she called home from 1998 through 2005. Over the course of her four Alligator albums and her two most recent for Telarc, Copeland’s wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with a modern musical and lyrical approach.
She’s Your Queen To Be…
WENDY WILLIAMS TO HOST SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 IN LAS VEGAS ON NOVEMBER 7TH
PREMIERING NOVEMBER 30TH AT 8PM ET/PT ON CENTRIC AND BET, THE AWARDS SHOW WITH REAL SOUL RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
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.
BOOTLEG WHISKEY SET TO FLOW SEPTEMBER 2
Blues phenomenon Grady Champion has been signed to the legendary Malaco Records label, marking a union of two significant indigenous forces in Mississippi-based blues. Champion’s forthcoming album, Bootleg Whiskey, is set for Sept 2 release by Malaco and includes the current breaking single “South Side.”
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The team at T.U.M.S. is pretty excited about a special new advancement in our overall look of the website coming soon. Until recently, we had been notified of some major changes happening to our older blog platform through company GoDaddy.com that would immediately ‘retire’ our old content and site in a few days.
Blues Master Lucky Peterson Returns with
Career-Defining Album, The Son of a Bluesman,
Available June 10 on Jazz Village
Lucky Peterson is the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues. He has gained a reputation as one of the most preeminent performers of the modern era as a searing lead guitarist, fantastic organist, and first-rate vocalist. His many talents are truly mind-boggling.