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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of Johnny Mathis with Releases Planned for 2017 | Announces New Tour

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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of the Magic of Johnny Mathis with Essential Releases Planned for 2017
 
Johnny Mathis 60th and 61st Anniversary Tour Dates 2016-2017 Announced
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce an ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration of the enduring musical achievements of Johnny Mathis (who first signed with Columbia in 1955) with definitive catalog and archival releases set for 2017 and beyond.

The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher

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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher For Prince’s Iconic Catalog Of Songs
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, today announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog.

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!.