Ramsey Lewis Celebrates the Music of the Fab Four with Posthumous CD “The Beatles Songbook,” His First Solo Piano Recording, Due Jan. 6
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 25, 2022: The late, legendary pianist Ramsey Lewis offers an intimate, familiar affair with his solo piano recording “The Beatles Songbook: The Saturday Salon Series, Volume One,” to be released January 6 on Steele Records.
Poplife Productions Presents
in Association with Folding Chair Productions
“World Premiere” at Tribeca Festival on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8pm)
Produced by Eliane Henri & Dana Guerin
Executive Produced by Janine Sherman Barrois & Erykah Badu
HARGROVE, a vérité style documentary chronicling the last year of GRAMMY Award-winning trumpet legend Roy Hargrove’s life, will debut at the Tribeca Festival on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 8PM at Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (230 Vesey Street, NYC).
LEAD SINGER OF SKYLARK’S 1972 CLASSIC “WILDFLOWER”
HAS PASSED AWAY AT AGE OF 75
Donny Gerrard, the smooth soul singer who was lead vocalist of David Foster’s band Skylark on their 1972 classic “Wildflower,” has passed away at the age of 75. He had been under hospice care for cancer at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. “Our dear brother Donny passed away early this morning at home, peacefully, surrounded by family,” said Adam Ayers of Red Light Management.
HAMMOND B3 ORGAN LEGEND DR. LONNIE SMITH DIES AT 79
Blue Note Records is saddened to announce the passing of Hammond B3 organ legend and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. Smith died today of at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was 79 years old. His death was confirmed by his manager Holly Case. The cause was pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of his life and music will be planned in New York City.
March 20, 1936 – September 17, 2019
Influential Jazz Pianist and Educator Passes Away at Age 83
Legendary jazz pianist Harold Mabern died suddenly on Tuesday, September 17, as a result of a heart attack. He was 83. His death was announced on Thursday by his record label, Smoke Sessions Records.
“A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre
DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin during “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” event at Chene Park Amphitheatre in downtown Detroit on Thursday August 30, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. ET. Gates will open at 5:00 P.M. The musical tribute event is produced by Entertainments Finest.