“Rain Comes From The Clouds” – Requiem For An Unsung Heavyweight of Singing and Song: Benard Ighner – January 18, 1945 –August 14, 2017
The world of music lost one of its international songwriting and production satellites this morning when Benard Ighner passed away at 72 years of age after battling lung cancer. A self-taught and inspirationally purposed songwriter, producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, bass, drums, Flugelhorn, alto and soprano saxophones, and flute), Ighner left indelible impressions on connoisseurs of fine, classic soul-felt jazz.
Joe Simon Boulevard Highway 1 (LA 1)
Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon
NEW YORK – Aug. 8, 2017 – PRLog — The Joe Simon Boulevard Dedication will be held in Simmesport, Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 12:00 pm. A portion of the land where Joe Simon picked cotton on in Simmesport, Louisiana became Louisiana Hwy 1.
“Lifeline,” Roy Ayers Ubiquity’s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.
LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lifeline, Roy Ayers Ubiquity‘s inimitable, influential 1977 fusion of jazz, pop, funk, and disco, will be reissued on vinyl on August 18 via Polydor/UMe in honor of the album’s 40th anniversary.
Austin, Texas Soul Singer MICHAUX Launches Internet Based Concert Performance Programming — MICHAUX TV
Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2017 – Soul Singer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer, Producer and learned music enthusiast Michaux (pronounced “me–show”) is in the midst of launching an intimate and engaging new live music show called “MICHAUX TV.”
Jazz-Fusion Legends Weather Report’s Classic Album Heavy Weather To Be Released On Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
Camarillo, CA – Jazz aficionados rejoice! Mrshall Blonstein’s Audio Fidelity is releasing pioneering jazz-rock fusion legends Weather Report‘s classic album Heavy Weather on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
‘80s R&B Superstars THE FORCE M.D.’S Return With Brand New Recordings Of Classics by Boyz II Men, Marvin Gaye, New Edition, Al Green and more!
Los Angeles, CA – Forerunners of the New Jack Swing movement, the Force M.D.’s step back onto the scene with unique twists on their favorite R&B/Soul classics.
R&B music sensation Sam Moore will be performing at this year’s PBS special: A Capitol Fourth!
Legendary soul man Sam Moore will be performing with the Blue Brothers at this year’s 37th edition of PBS’ A Capitol Fourth, the annual event that airs on Tuesday, July 4th from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET. This star-studded show will be airing live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Global Superstar O’Bryan Returns With Brand New Single And Ballads Collection “For The Love Of You”
NEW YORK – May 18, 2017 – PRLog — Critically-acclaimed international superstar O’BRYAN has unveiled today his first piece of solo music in nearly ten years. The new single titled “FOR THE LOVE OF YOU” is now available for streaming and download at all DSPs.
Legendary 1980 Diana Ross Album, ‘diana — the original CHIC mix’, Gets Its First-Ever Vinyl Release, On Two-45rpm Discs, Available Now
LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sought after by collectors and considered the rarest of Motown’s rare grooves, Diana Ross’ diana – the original CHIC mix, will make its long-awaited debut on vinyl on April 21, on Motown/UMe/UMGI, with a twist: it will be a double-LP set on pink vinyl at 45rpm for maximum fidelity.