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R&B Legend Michael Henderson to Release 6 Classic Albums Digitally Via Sony Music on June 30th, 2015

Michael Henderson
 
Michael Henderson: 6 Albums Remastered/Expanded vers to be released Digitally via New Sony Ent Div
 
Michael Henderson via Legacy Digital, Premier Catalog div. Sony Music Ent. will open the LEGACY vaults to release 6 Michael Henderson albums for streaming/download available through All Major Digital Service Providers for the very 1st time 6.30.2015!
 
PRLog – June 28, 2015 – NEW YORK — We are happy to announce that Music ICON, 4 time Grammy Nominee MICHAEL HENDERSON will have six albums (6) released Tuesday June 30th 2015 making an incredible selection of classic albums and deep catalog Michael Henderson Music available for the first time in the digital realm from new Sony Music Entertainment Label, “Legacy Digital!”

Legacy Recordings to Release “Freedom Highway Complete” by The Staple Singers on March 3rd, 2015

Legacy Recordings Staple Singers Freedom Highway
 
Legacy Recordings Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Montgomery-Selma Civil Rights Marches with Release of The Staple Singers’ Freedom Highway Complete – Recorded Live at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church, A Newly Expanded Edition of Legendary Concert Recorded April 9, 1965
 
Historic Soul/Gospel Concert Masterpiece Available on CD, Online and 2LP Configurations on Tuesday, March 3, 2015
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Freedom Highway Complete – Recorded Live at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church, a newly remixed, remastered and expanded edition of the live concert masterpiece recorded by the Staple Singers in April 1965 in support and celebration of that year’s historic civil rights marches from Montgomery to Selma, Alabama.

Motéma Music to Release Jazz/Soul Singer Gregory Porter’s “Water” & “Be Good” on Vinyl | Nov. 26th, 2013

Gregory Porter Vinyl Release 2013
 
MOTÉMA MUSIC RELEASING GREGORY PORTER’S WATER AND BE GOOD ON VINYL ON NOVEMBER 26th
 
Water Will Include Opolopo’s Remix of “1960 What?” as Bonus Track
 
In 2010, when Motéma Music was still a fledgling label, albeit one with an already impressive roster that included such lauded artists as Lynne Arriale, Rufus Reid and Marc Cary, President Jana Herzen signed a relatively unknown vocalist by the name of Gregory Porter. At the time, the Brooklyn-based vocalist was already developing quite a buzz, incited by his weekly SRO residency at St. Nick’s Pub in Harlem.

Royalty Exchange Announces Auction Feat Catalog of R&B Singer/Producer Kashif

Kashif
 
Royalty Exchange Announces Auction Featuring Catalog Of R&B Icon Kashif
 
Song Royalties Include Top 10 Hit Singles From Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
 
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Royalty Exchange, the online marketplace for music and entertainment royalties, today announced the upcoming auction of royalties from the catalog of iconic R&B singer, songwriter, producer and six-time Grammy nominee, Kashif.

Audio Fidelity to Release Vinyl ReIssue of Sade’s “Diamond Life” for Valentine’s Day

AUDIO FIDELITY SENDS A VINYL VALENTINE WITH FEBRUARY 14
REISSUE OF SADE’S DIAMOND LIFE

 

Singer’s Multi-Platinum Debut LP Shines Anew in
180-Gram Virgin-Vinyl Edition

 
Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has announced February 14 as the release date for the audiophile label’s 180-gram virgin-vinyl reissue of Sade’s DIAMOND LIFE album. Originally issued 27 years ago this month, DIAMOND LIFE launched the career of one of the most distinctive and enduring vocalists in contemporary pop. The LP will be issued in a numbered, deluxe gate-fold limited edition that will be available through online and brick-and-mortar retailers alike. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Concord Music Group to Release Little Richard Album, “Here’s Little Richard” on April 17th, 2012

LITTLE RICHARD’S SPECIALTY HITS ARE COMBINED WITH ORIGINAL DEMOS AND
TWO VIDEOS ON CONCORD MUSIC GROUP’S ‘HERE’S LITTLE RICHARD REISSUE,’ TO
BE RELEASED APRIL 17, 2012

Fifteen-song disc also features a never-before-heard interview with Specialty Records founder Art Rupe about the discovery of the rock ’n’ roll legend


LOS
ANGELES, Calif. — Rock ’n’ roll may date back to Jackie Brenston’s
“Rocket 88” in 1951 and perhaps further to blues/swing hybrids of the
1940s. But many would contend that Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti, ”
recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s studio in new Orleans in September 1955,
was the first great rock ’n’ roll record. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck’s Masterpiece “Time Out” Certified Double Platinum by RIAA

Dave Brubeck’s 1959 Jazz Masterpiece Time Out Certified Double Platinum by RIAA

American
jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who celebrates his 91st birthday December 6,
reached another milestone recently when Time Out, his 1959 watershed
masterpiece, was awarded Double Platinum status by the RIAA in
recognition of sales of more than two million copies in the United
States. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Billy Preston’s “16 Year Old Soul” To Be Re-Released Feb. 22nd, 2011

BILLY PRESTON’S HISTORIC DEBUT ALBUM FROM THE ARCHIVES OF SAM COOKE’S LEGENDARY LABEL SET TO RESURFACE AFTER MORE THAN 45 YEARS IN THE VAULTS:

16 YEAR OLD SOUL OUT THIS MONTH FROM ABKCO




ABKCO Records will release 16 Year Old Soul, the album that launched the recording career of the remarkable Billy Preston on February 22 in recognition of Black History Month. The release marks the album’s availability for the first time in more than 45 years.  16 Year Old Soul reflects the legacy of Sam Cooke’s SAR label, one of the first African American-owned and operated record companies, and was recorded as a result of the enthusiasm that Cooke and J.W. Alexander, his SAR partner, evinced for the young Preston. To their brilliant ears, the teenage Billy Preston was the embodiment of the term “musical prodigy.” To continue, please click “MORE”!

CTI Records Continues 40th Anniversary Celebration with The Release of 6 More Classic Reissues

CTI Records 40th Anniversary Celebration Continues!


 

 

SONY MASTERWORKS JAZZ RELEASES CLASSIC REISSUES FROM GEORGE BENSON, DEODATO, MILT JACKSON, PAUL DESMOND, JIM HALL AND RON CARTER

Available January 25, 2011

Also
available, critically acclaimed CTI Records: The Cool Revolution deluxe
4-CD box and California Concert: The Hollywood Palladium 2-CD set
featuring previously unreleased tracks

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011
/PRNewswire/ — Masterworks Jazz continues the celebration of the 40th
anniversary of CTI Records, the beloved jazz label founded in 1970 by
producer Creed Taylor with the release of 6 more classic reissues
available on January 25th, 2011. They include: White Rabbit by George Benson, All Blues by Ron Carter (first time on CD in the U.S.), Prelude by Deodato, Pure Desmond by Paul Desmond, Concierto by Jim Hall, and Milt Jackson‘s Sunflower.
The reissues are packaged in eco-friendly softpack sleeves that
replicate the original gatefold LP design and their iconic covers most
with photos by Pete Turner.

White Rabbit is perhaps George Benson‘s
finest album for CTI, featuring the signature title track arrangement
of the Jefferson Airplane classic – a 1972 Grammy® nominee for Best Jazz
Performance by a Group. To continue, Please click “MORE”!