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Marvin Gaye’s “More Trouble” is Available Now on Vinyl


 
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 with Cover of Classic Hit “Ain’t No Sunshine”


 
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.

George Benson Releases Single “Give Me The Night (Live)” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
George Benson Releases “Give Me The Night (Live)”
 
Taken From Upcoming Live Album, ‘Weekend in London’
 
Stay Home. Stay Safe. Love Music.
 
As an all-time icon and GRAMMY-winning giant, we have grown used to seeing George Benson on the stages that befit his sky-high status.

“Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to Air on CBS – April 21st, 2020


 
“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.

Blue Note Records to Release Never-Before-Released Album by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – “Just Coolin'” on April 24th, 2020 | LISTEN to Single “Quick Trick!”


 
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.

Concord Jazz to Release “Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!” on April 24th, 2020


 
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 Sept. 3rd, 2020


 
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.

“Oscar, With Love” Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP Set Arrives Feb. 21st, 2020


 
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 Announces Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’ | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
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…

Nina Simone’s Album “Fodder On My Wings” Reissued on LP & CD/Digital | Coming April 3rd, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
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.