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Diana Ross’ New Album Release “Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection” Coming Nov. 17th, 2017


 
Diana Ross New Release Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection November 17
 
New Remix Of The #1 Hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” Included In The Package
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Diana Ross‘ NEW album release, Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection, is a memorable music journey that celebrates her iconic legacy.

Blue Note Records Introduces “Blue Note Review: Vol. 1 – Peace, Love & Fishing” Boxset | Available NOW


 
INTRODUCING
BLUE NOTE REVIEW
VOLUME ONE – PEACE, LOVE & FISHING
 
Blue Note Records introduces Blue Note Review: Volume One – Peace, Love & Fishing, the inaugural edition of a stunning new biannual, limited edition, luxury boxset subscription series that encapsulates the storied past and auspicious future of the legendary jazz label.

New Documentary “Arturo Sandoval: Heart and Music” is Currently in Production


 
New Film on Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval in Production
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new documentary on legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is currently in production. Filmmaker Francisco J. Ricardo, director of F For Franco, is directing the film, inspired by Arturo’s energy and dedication to his craft.

UMe to Release Three MultiPlatinum Lionel Richie Solo Albums on Vinyl Dec. 8th, 2017


 
Three Multiplatinum Lionel Richie Solo Albums To Be Released On Vinyl Worldwide December 8 By Motown/UMe
 
The Legendary Singer/Songwriter and Recent Kennedy Center Honoree Celebrates His Solo Motown Legacy with a Trio of Mastered for Vinyl Releases
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On December 8, Motown/UMe will release three historic albums on vinyl from one of the most successful solo artists in Pop/R&B crossover history, Lionel Richie.

UMe to Release 2-CD Set, Minnie Riperton’s “Perfect Angel: Deluxe Edition” on Dec. 1st, 2017


 
Still Lovin’ Minnie
 
Celebrating Minnie Riperton’s 70th birthday, UMe to release ‘Perfect Angel: Deluxe Edition,’ the definitive two-CD version of her breakthrough album co-produced by Stevie Wonder, featuring the immortal hit “Lovin’ You,” on December 1
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Minnie Riperton, the singer with a distinctively high upper vocal range, topped the charts around the world in 1975 with “Lovin’ You,” one of the period’s most distinctive and iconic hits.

Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff Mourn The Losses of Walter ‘Bunny’ Sigler & Jerry Ross


 
LEGENDARY ‘SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA’ CO-FOUNDERS
KENNETH GAMBLE & LEON HUFF MOURN THE LOSSES
OF ‘BUNNY’ SIGLER AND JERRY ROSS:
TWO VITAL MEMBERS OF THE GAMBLE, HUFF, AND BELL LEGACY
 
Bunny Sigler remembered as “one of the most talented, creative, and great songwriters and music producers.”
Jerry Ross recalled as “key to the beginning of the Gamble, Huff and Bell legacy”
 
PHILADELPHIA – Legendary Philadelphia International Records co-founders and R&B pioneers Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff released a pair of statements mourning the passing of two vital members of “The Sound of Philadelphia” family: Walter “Bunny” Sigler and Jerry Ross.

The Philadelphia Music Alliance Presents 2017 Walk of Fame Gala & Induction Ceremony | Oct. 4th, 2017


 
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
 
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
 
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.

Rest in Peace Benard Ighner, Composer of the Standard “Everything Must Change”


 
“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.

Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon


 
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.