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Founding Member of the American Musical Group, Sister Sledge, Joni Sledge has died


 
JONI SLEDGE OF POP BAND SISTER SLEDGE DIES
 
MEMBER OF ICONIC POP BAND SISTER SLEDGE PASSES AWAY AT AGE 60 ON MARCH 10, 2017
 
(Photo Courtesy of Theo London)
 
(PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 11, 2017) – Founding member of the American musical group, Sister Sledge, Joni Sledge has died. Sledge was discovered unresponsive at her home at age 60 in Phoenix, AZ on Friday, March 10h, 2017.

Master Jazz Photographer Chuck Stewart Dies at 89


 
Master Jazz Photographer
Chuck Stewart Dies at 89
 
The Stewart Family is sadden to announce the passing of Chuck Stewart.
 
Our family offer our sincerest thanks to all for thinking so highly of Chuck as a friend, vendor, client and admirer. Over the 70 plus years of his career, Chuck has created a unique style of photography that gave him pleasure which has been published in books, magazines, album covers, CDs,motion pictures, TV sitcoms, documentaries and personal collections. He gave all of himself to the craft he perfected through HIS lens as he saw it.

Reggae Foundation Roots Singer Ronnie Davis Passes Away…


 
Ronnie Davis Has Gone Home
 
SKINNY BWOY, JANUARY 26, 2017: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we must inform you all of the passing of a great man – Reggae foundation roots singer Jerome Ballin pka Ronnie Davis (formerly of Itals and The Tennors). After suffering a major stroke on Monday January 23rd, 2017, Ronnie closed his eyes and slept peacefully with his family at his bedside on Wednesday, January 25th 2017.

Filmmaker Alex Munoz to Direct Documentary of Memorial Tribute for Prince in Downtown Los Angeles on May 6, 2016

Prince Tribute in Los Angeles
 
Former Prince Stand-In Turned Filmmaker Set to Direct Prince Documentary
 
Award-Winning Director Alex Munoz Will Use His Cinematic Creative Skills To Make a Mini-Doc about Musical Icon Prince To Celebrate the Singer’s Life & Legacy
 
LOS ANGELES – May 2, 2016 – PRLog — Sometimes the career paths that we desire are not always the professional roads we pursue. Such is the case with Alex Munoz. Before filmmaking, Alex created music live performance art pieces in Santa Barbara.

N 2 The Dawn: Honoring The Artist 4ever 2 B Known As Prince

Prince - 2015
 
N 2 The Dawn: Honoring The Artist 4ever 2 B Known As Prince
Artist Reflections by A. Scott Galloway
April 24, 2016
 
Prince was the most profoundly voracious and prolific musician across a purple-hued spectrum of styles – a singular melting pot of Soul, Rock, Jazz, Blues and Pop of his own Paisley Funk creation. Beginning by teaching himself to play big band great Neal Hefti’s cool, driving theme to the TV show “Batman” on piano, Prince Rogers Nelson evolved into a wunderkind genius who fluently mastered keyboards, drums, electric bass and – most magnificently – guitar, with a multi-octave vocal range that stretched from his natural hushed speaking baritone to a crystalline falsetto so pure that the Gemini gave it her own name: “Camille.”

Andraé Crouch Funeral Details and Participants Announced | BET to Stream Services Live

Andrae Crouch
 
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Bobby Jones and Kirk Franklin set to speak and Pastor Marvin Winans will give the Eulogy
 
Performances from CeCe Winans, BeBe Winans, Shirley Caesar, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Kim Burrell, Erica Campbell, Israel Houghton, Ledisi and many more
 
(LOS ANGELES, CA) — A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ, located at 3600 Crenshaw Blvd in Los Angeles, California. Both services will be open to the public.

All Star Concert on Jan 21st to Benefit Jeff Golub’s Family Sells Out

Jeff Golub II
 
New Yorkers come to Golub’s aid one final time
 
January 21 all-star concert planned to memorialize the guitarist and benefit his family sells out.
 
New York City (13 January 2015): When the newly blind guitarist Jeff Golub stumbled and fell onto New York City subway tracks where he was clipped and dragged by a train in 2012, New Yorkers came to his aid. When word spread throughout the New York City music community last month that Golub was on his death bed, New Yorkers bought concert tickets to the January 21 all-star benefit concert put together by Marquee Concerts and Smooth Jazz New York in order to raise money for Golub’s family.

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Andraé Crouch

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Andraé Crouch Funeral Arrangements Announced
 
(LOS ANGELES, CA) — A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ, located at 3045 Crenshaw Blvd in Los Angeles, California. Both services will be open to the public.
 
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