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Singer José James to Release Tribute Album “Lean On Me” on Sept. 28th, 2018 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE!


 
JOSÉ JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BILL WITHERS WITH LEAN ON ME;
NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY DON WAS OUT SEPT. 28 ON BLUE NOTE
CELEBRATES THE LEGENDARY SINGER & SONGWRITER
IN HONOR OF HIS 80th BIRTHDAY
 
FALL TOUR WILL BRING JAMES TO LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK,
PARIS, LONDON, AMSTERDAM, BERLIN, TOKYO & MORE
 
Singer, songwriter and lifelong fan José James honors the great Bill Withers with the September 28 release of Lean On Me (Blue Note), a loving tribute album that features 12 of the legendary singer and songwriter’s most undeniable and soulful songs in honor of his 80th birthday year.

Legacy Recordings and The Prince Estate Launch First Wave of Prince Catalog Digital Releases


 
Legacy Recordings and The Prince Estate Launch First Wave of Prince Catalog Digital Releases Today
 
23 Catalog Titles (including Rare and Out-of-Print Recordings) + Newly Curated 37-Track Prince Anthology: 1995-2010 Available Now on Streaming Services and DSPs
 
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is launching its first round of Prince catalog digital releases today, August 17.

Ella Fitzgerald’s Acclaimed 1956 Live Album ‘Ella At Zardi’s’ To Be Released On Vinyl August 17th, 2018


 
Ella Fitzgerald’s Acclaimed 1956 Live Album ‘Ella At Zardi’s’ To Be Released On Vinyl On August 17 Via Verve/UMe
 
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Following the limited-edition Record Store Day release of Ella Fitzgerald‘s unreleased 1956 album Ella At Zardi‘s on pink and blue vinyl, which earned Fitzgerald her first No. 1 on the 24-year-old Jazz Albums Chart and her second No. 1 on the Traditional Jazz Albums chart, the acclaimed live album will receive a wide release as a double LP on black vinyl on August 17 via Verve/UMe.

TV Special “My Music: Dionne Warwick: Then Came You” Airs on PBS the Weekend of August 18th, 2018


 
MY MUSIC: DIONNE WARWICK: THEN CAME YOU Premieres Weekend of August 18 on PBS
 
– A Career-Spanning Celebration of the Iconic Singer –
 
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy®-winning artist Dionne Warwick has achieved legendary status worldwide with a long string of hits from the 1960s through the 1980s that still remain popular.

Donnie Simpson to Release New Memoir “THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music” on January 30th, 2019


 
Legendary Television and Radio Host Donnie Simpson celebrates a 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir
 
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Oracle Group International announces the publication of “THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music” (13th & Joan; Hardcover; On Sale: January 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1-7326464-6-9) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.

Robert Townsend’s Soulful Documentary “Making The Five Heartbeats” Arrives in Theaters Aug. 27th, 2018 | WATCH TRAILER!


 
‘Making The Five Heartbeats’ Revisits Robert Townsend’s 1991 Classic Motown Inspired Movie
 
Fathom Events Presents Townsend’s Soulful Documentary in Select Cinemas Nationwide on Monday, August 27 Only
 
DENVER, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the early 90s, actor, comedian, writer and director, Robert Townsend, went against every obstacle in Hollywood, relying on his faith, street smarts, and tenacity to bring his passion project, 1991’s “The Five Heartbeats,” to big screens.

Meli’sa Morgan Returns with New Album “Love Demands” on July 13th, 2018 | LISTEN!


 
Powerful urban diva Meli’sa Morgan returns with her first full-length offering in over a decade with Love Demands
 
From the artist who launched her career in brilliant style with Prince’s “Do Me Baby,” Meli’sa Morgan impressed the R&B community by reaching number one on the R&B charts while remaining in that position for almost half a year.

Babyface, Carrie Lucas and Members of L.A. City Hall Speak on Dick Griffey and the Legacy of SOLAR


 
SOLAR Records and Founder Dick Griffey Honored by L.A. City Council for its 40th Anniversary
by A. Scott Galloway
 
The second order of business at the Los Angeles City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, was a commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of SOLAR Records and its founder, Dick Griffey, in conjunction with June being Black Music Month.

Elemental Music to Release Albums “Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975” & “Woody Shaw Tokyo 1981” on July 13th, 2018


 
Elemental Music Launches Ambitious Series of
Previously Unreleased Historic Recordings
from Jazz Giants of the Golden Age
 
Dexter Gordon Quartet Tokyo 1975,
Woody Shaw Tokyo 1981
 
In life, trumpeter Woody Shaw and saxophonist Dexter Gordon – two instrumental giants of the jazz idiom – were often connected.

Michael Henderson to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Concert & Tribute to Phyllis Hyman | June 21st, 2018


 
Michael Henderson to Celebrate 50th Anniversary In The City Of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia!
 
The multi-platinum selling artist/musician, four time Grammy nominee Michael Henderson has signed on to play an intimate concert which Henderson states, “will have a “Stadium Feel” at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia PA for ONE NIGHT ONLY!~
 
PHILADELPHIA – June 5, 2018 – PRLog — Michael Henderson celebrates his many years in the music industry along with the highly anticipated release of new album “Michael Henderson: Take Me I’m Yours – The Buddah Years Anthology” with a very select series of concerts 2018!