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Restored Recording of Dizzy Gillespie’s “Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker” | Coming Nov. 11th, 2016

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Justin Time Essentials Collection Announces Restored Recording of Dizzy Gillespie’s Concert of the Century – A Tribute to Charlie Parker
 
Album Features James Moody, Milt Jackson, Hank Jones, Ray Brown, and Philly Joe Jones
 
In 1980 on a cold November night in Montreal, two iconic landmarks of jazz history were channeled by a group of immortal musicians under the leadership of the incomparable Dizzy Gillespie for a thrilling concert entitled Concert of the Century — A Tribute to Charlie Parker.

Music Legend Joe Simon Releases New Documentary, Book and Single with The Temptations

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Singer Joe Simon Reflects On An Extraordinary Career With The Documentary Looking Back
 
The last of the great male soul voices returns with a new documentary, a book and single with the Temptations
 
NEW YORK – Sept. 13, 2016 – PRLog — New York: Joe Simon one of R&B’s most successful male vocalists is seeing a career renaissance which started this summer as the recipient of the Phillies, Gamble & Huff Community Partnership Award presented at Citizens Bank Park.

Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner on Sept. 25th, 2016

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Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner
 
The Heroes and Legends Foundation announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. The Foundation awards arts scholarships to talented youth.
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2016 – PRLog — The Heroes and Legends Foundation has announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2015 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.

Jazz Saxophonist NAJEE Celebrates 30th Year Anniversary in Music Biz with “Najee’s Theme”

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NAJEE CELEBRATING HIS 30TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY!
 
NEW YORK, NY (August 10, 2016) – Two-time Grammy Nominated and award-winning international jazz saxophonist and flautist, Najee, is celebrating his 30th year anniversary in the music industry, since releasing his platinum debut “Najee’s Theme”, in August 1986, (Capitol/EMI).

UMe to Release Boyz II Men’s Motown Debut, Cooleyhighharmony, And Sophomore Album II, on Vinyl Aug. 19th, 2016

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UMe Gives Boyz II Men 25th Anniversary Treatment With Vinyl Releases Of Their Motown Debut, Cooleyhighharmony, And Sophomore Album II, August 19
 
Releases include #1 singles “I’ll Make Love To You,” “On Bended Knee” and Top 5 hit singles, “Motownphilly,” “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday,” earning three GRAMMY® Awards
 
LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Formed at Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts by Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson (who eventually left), later joined by fellow school choir members Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman and Michael McCrary, Boyz II Men found their inspiration in the echoes of their school bathroom and their city’s tradition in classic a cappella and doo-wop harmonies.

UMe Celebrates Diana Ross’ “Love Hangover” With Vinyl Reissue Of Her 1976 Self-Titled Motown Album, July 15th, 2016

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UMe Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Diana Ross’ “Love Hangover” With Vinyl Reissue Of Her 1976 Self-Titled Motown Album, July 15
 
Album release includes two pop chart-toppers in GRAMMY®-nominated disco anthem and Oscar-nominated “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”
 
LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Diana Ross was six years into her wildly successful solo career from the Supremes when she outdid herself, releasing a self-titled project, her seventh studio album, that included two No. 1 pop smashes, “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)” and the dance-floor classic, “Love Hangover.”

Shireen Crutchfield from The Hit R&B Group “The Good Girls” signs with BTM

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Shireen Crutchfield from The Hit R&B Group “The Good Girls” signs with BTM
 
Brown Talent Management struck gold with Shireen Crutchfield who is a Triple Threat proving that she is more than just a pretty face.
 
LOS ANGELES – June 14, 2016 – PRLog — Shireen is an actress, model, and singer, who has achieved success in every facet of her career in the entertainment business.
 
Most people know her from being in notable movies like Love and a Bullet, Hot Boyz and Judgment Day.

Verve/UMe to Reissue Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin’ and Jimmy Smith’s ‘Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!’ on 180-gram Vinyl LPs on June 24th, 2016

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Verve/UMe to Reissue Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Mack the Knife: Ella In Berlin’ and Jimmy Smith’s ‘Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!’ on 180-gram Vinyl LPs
 
Available June 24 as Part of Verve’s 60th Anniversary Celebration
 
LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Verve/UMe is proud to announce, as part of Verve’s 60th anniversary celebration, new vinyl reissues on June 24 for two long unavailable live performance classics by a pair of jazz legends – the peerless Ella Fitzgerald’s Mack The Knife: Ella In Berlin and funk-master Jimmy Smith’s Root Down: Jimmy Smith Live!.

UMe Marks 45th Anniversary Of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On With 7-Album Vinyl Release, Volume 3: 1971-1981 On May 27th, 2016

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UMe Marks 45th Anniversary Of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On With Seven-Album Vinyl Release, Volume 3: 1971-1981 On May 27
 
Also Forthcoming: “What’s Going On” 10″ Vinyl EP w/original single plus “Motown: Reimagined” duet version featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
 
LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — It’s been 45 years since the release of Marvin Gaye‘s momentous album, What’s Going On, May 21, 1971, on the Motown subsidiary Tamla Records. To mark the occasion, Universal Music Enterprises is preparing a series of special vinyl releases, including a seven-LP box set, Volume 3: 1971-1981, which features on 180gm vinyl Gaye’s final seven studio albums for the label, on May 27, a follow-up to the first two installments of the collection.

Celebrating 75 Years Of Otis Redding | Sept. 9th-11th, 2016 in Macon, GA.


 
Redding Family Celebrates 75TH Birthday Of Otis Redding With An All-Star Blowout Weekend Culminating In “An Evening Of Respect”
 
Tickets On Sale This Saturday for “An Evening of Respect” Concert Featuring St. Paul and the Broken Bones + Surprise Guests!
 
MACON, Ga., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Otis Redding Foundation is pleased to announce Celebrating 75 Years of Otis Redding September 9 – 11 in Macon, GA. The festivities are a highlight of the “Year of Georgia Music.”