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Singer Avehre Releases New Single “No Purpose” | LISTEN! | New EP Coming Soon

Avehre is WGCI’s “Hometurf: Next To Blow” in Chicago
New single “No Purpose” previews forthcoming summer EP and is available now on all streaming services
CHICAGO – March 23, 2020 – PRLog — For Brandon “Avehre” Smith the journey to the public’s eye has been deliberate yet filled with enough twists and turns you’d think he held stock in Six Flags.

FKAjazz Releases New EP “Lineage” | LISTEN!

Musician/Producer/Writer Samir Zarif aka FKAJAZZ Releases New EP “Lineage” – LISTEN to Inner Peace, Pt. 1 “Til We Meet Again”
With “Lineage” FKAjazz reveals a side of himself we’ve only recently send glimpses. In both his 2019 Billboard charting album, “Beautifully Awkward” and his debut as FKAjazz with “Stereotype Threat” in 2017, we got an overall perspective of FKAjazz as both a producer & saxophonist.

Marlon McClain to Release New EP “Funky Fridays, Vol. 1” on March 27th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single “Mac & Cheese!”

Funk and R&B giant, Marlon McClain, throws down Funky Fridays
We are more than well acquainted with the popular rally cry of relief, T.G.I.F. (Thank Goodness It’s Friday). Apparently, Marlon McClain has decided to undertake this popular phrase with all seriousness.

Dee Dee Bridgewater Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s 2020 Artist-in-Residence

Legendary Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater
Announced as Detroit Jazz Festival’s
2020 Artist-in-Residence
The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation proudly presents the GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2020 Detroit Jazz Festival.

Pianist Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band to Release New Album “The Intangible Between” on May 1st, 2020

Pianist/Bandleader Orrin Evans
Gathers Together His Close-Knit Village
For The Spirited, Celebratory Fourth Album by the
GRAMMY® Award-nominated Captain Black Big Band
The Intangible Between,
Due Out May 1 via Smoke Sessions Records
If it takes a village to raise a child, as the proverb says, then it certainly takes at least that much to nurture a big band.

R&B Songstress Tisha-Monique Releases New Single “Leave Your Mind” on March 30th, 2020 | LISTEN!

Tisha-Monique is no stranger to the industry. Tisha first brought her sultry vocals to our ears back in late 2002 as a member of the UK girl group THE411, signed to SONY music.

Singer Shonda English Releases New Single “While Traveling Through” | LISTEN!

Singer Shonda English Releases New Single “While Traveling Through” – LISTEN!
“While Traveling Through” is the title cut from Shonda’s upcoming album Travelin’. This churchy tune features two of Chicago greats, guest vocalist Lemmie Battles and renowned organist Richard Gibbs.

Singer Tamika Scott Releases New Single “Go Outside In The Rain” | WATCH OFFICIAL VIDEO!

Singer-Songwriter and Member of XSCAPE, TAMIKA SCOTT Releases Music Video to Her Top 30 New Single, GO OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN
Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter and one third of the multi-platinum group XSCAPE, TAMIKA SCOTT releases powerful new single, “Go Outside In The Rain.” It’s lifted from Tamika’s recently released debut EP, “Family Affair”. The single and EP are both available on all streaming and download platforms now.