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Legendary Bassist Stanley Clarke Honored With National Endowment for the Arts’ 2022 Jazz Masters Fellowship


 
Legendary Bassist Stanley Clarke Honored With National Endowment for the Arts’ 2022 Jazz Masters Fellowship
 
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) AUGUST 30, 2021 – Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke has been selected as a 2022 recipient National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship. The fellowship is the highest honor that the United States bestows on jazz artists. Clarke’s fellow honorees for next year are saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr., drummer Billy Hart and vocalist Cassandra Wilson.

Anthony Hamilton to Perform Live on Aug. 28th, 2021 for the ‘His Love Is Amazing Movement’ Community Event


 
Grammy-Award Winning Artist Anthony Hamilton Will Perform Live on August 28 for the His Love Is Amazing Movement Community Appreciation Event
 
BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The HIS LOVE IS AMAZING (HLIA) Movement, an initiative started by Apostle Mardia M. Scott, lead Pastor of Law of Life Ministries International, will host a community appreciation event on Saturday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m., featuring a special performance by Grammy-Award-winning singer, Anthony Hamilton. This event will take place at the newly opened 70805 Conversion Center, located at 5339 Choctaw Drive.

Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame


 
Ray Charles Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame
 
August 16, 2021: The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced that Ray Charles has been inducted as an official member. Charles, who revolutionized the country genre and brought it to new audiences with albums like 1962’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category.

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis & More Announced as 2021 Honorees for GRAMMYs On The Hill® 20th Anniversary


 
JIMMY JAM AND TERRY LEWIS, REP. TED DEUTCH AND REP. MICHAEL MCCAUL ANNOUNCED AS 2021 HONOREES FOR GRAMMYS ON THE HILL® 20TH ANNIVERSARY
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AUGUST 11, 2021) — On Sept. 22, music will return to the nation’s capital as the Recording Academy® marks a successful year of virtual advocacy and celebrates the 20th anniversary of the GRAMMYs on the Hill® Awards in person.

The 8th Annual Sister Accord® Day | Aug. 31st, 2021 w/Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella, Byron Cage & More


 
Eighth Annual Sister Accord® Day Will Be Held August 31st With Johnny Gill, DJ Spinderella and Byron Cage To Perform & Receive The Sister Accord® Leadership Award
 
Daymond John, Janet B. Reid, Ph.D., Janice Bryant Howroyd, and Jim Bechtold Will Also Be Honored with Leadership Awards
 
CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Sister Accord® Foundation, the movement that is changing the way girls and women treat, support, and interact with each other, announced today that the eighth annual Sister Accord Day will take place on August 31, 2021.

Vanessa Williams to Host The 41st Annual “A CAPITOL FOURTH” Celebration on PBS – July 4th, 2021 (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET)


 
Vanessa Williams to Host America’s Independence Day Celebration, A CAPITOL FOURTH, From Washington, D.C. On PBS
 
Featuring Jimmy Buffett, Cynthia Erivo, Gladys Knight, Jennifer Nettles, Alan Jackson, Pentatonix, Mickey Guyton, Ali Stroker, Jimmie Allen, Train, Laura Osnes, Auli’i Cravalho, Maestro Jack Everly conducting the National Symphony Orchestra, with LIVE Fireworks over our Nation’s Capital Skyline and a Special Performance of the National Anthem by Renée Fleming
 
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Concerts announced today the 41st annual A CAPITOL FOURTH, America’s Independence Day celebration on PBS, will be hosted by multi-platinum recording artist and star of television, film and the Broadway stage Vanessa Williams.

International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert


 
International Jazz Day 2021 Concludes with Spectacular All-Star Global Concert Featuring Performances from Cities Across the Globe
 
Hosted by Michael Douglas at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Concert Caps Extraordinary 10th Anniversary Celebration Spanning More than 190 Countries
 
Pic: “Legendary jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and acclaimed vocalist Andra Day perform as part of the International Jazz Day 2021 All-Star Global Concert.”
 
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With more than 190 countries participating, the International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary celebration concluded with a thrilling All-Star Global Concert reaching millions worldwide.

Alicia Keys & The Class Unite For A Powerful Collaboration “The Soulful Sessions”


 
Alicia Keys And The Class Unite For A Powerful Collaboration To Promote Mental Wellbeing
 
The 3-Part Music Collaboration, The Soulful Sessions, Will be Available On Demand at The Class Digital Studio
 
NEW YORK, May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Class, a mindful movement practice, and GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, author, activist and entrepreneur, Alicia Keys, today announced The Soulful Sessions, a 3-part musical journey to move the body and lift the soul.