Marvin Gaye’s More Trouble Out Now!
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On April 2, 1939, Marvin Gaye, Motown’s “Prince Of Soul,” was born with a destiny to define the sounds of soul and R&B. To celebrate his life and legacy and an influential chapter in his inimitable discography, Motown/UMe has released More Trouble, a vinyl-only collection of alternate and extended versions of tracks from his 12th studio album, Trouble Man, the 1972 soundtrack for the cult film of the same name.
BONEY JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BILL WITHERS, PERFORMING THE CLASSIC HIT
AIN’T NO SUNSHINE ON HIS FACEBOOK LIVE PERFORMANCE TODAY
BONEY’S COVER OF THE SONG WAS ONE OF THE SAX PLAYER’S FIRST #1 HITS
Contemporary Jazz saxophone player Boney James paid tribute to the legendary Bill Withers today by performing “Ain’t No Sunshine” on his Facebook Live session this afternoon. The Grammy nominated artist had a long history with the song and commented.
“LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE” WILL AIR TUESDAY, APRIL 21, ON CBS
TRIBUTE CONCERT HOSTED BY MAYA RUDOLPH TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES OF PRINCE’S RENOWNED CATALOG BY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 25, 2020) — The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with a special broadcast of “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to be broadcast Tuesday, April 21 (9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on CBS All Access.
ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS: JUST COOLIN’
NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED 1959 STUDIO ALBUM
DUE OUT APRIL 24 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
On April 24, Blue Note Records will release Just Coolin’, a never-before-released studio album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers that was recorded on March 8, 1959 in Rudy Van Gelder’s living room studio in Hackensack, New Jersey.
ON APRIL 24TH, CONCORD JAZZ RELEASES
ELLA 100: LIVE AT THE APOLLO!
For Immediate Release – Ella 100: Live at the Apollo!, set for release on April 24th, 2020 via Concord Jazz, celebrates the music and life of the “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, hailed as perhaps the greatest singer in the history of jazz.
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.
Mack Avenue Records Set to Release
Oscar Peterson Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP
180-gram Vinyl Box Set with 40-page Booklet
Oscar, With Love: Available Tomorrow
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).
Little Steven Marks 30th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Historic Release From Prison By Announcing Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’, Ahead Of Its 35th Anniversary This Year
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today’s 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity…
Essential Late-Era Nina Simone Album, Fodder On My Wings,
to Make Long Overdue Reappearance on LP and CD
Plus Wide Digital Release for First Time in
Standard and Hi-Res Audio
Recorded in 1982, not long after she moved to Paris, Fodder On My Wings was one of Nina Simone’s favorite albums yet has remained one of her most obscure.