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The Fifth Annual Give the Band a Hand Gala Honors Jazz Icons Gerald Wilson & Kenny Burrell | April 8th, 2017


 
California Jazz Foundation Honors Educators And Jazz Icons Kenny Burrell And Gerald Wilson At Annual Give The Band A Hand Gala On April 8, 2017
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — California Jazz Foundation (CJF) will host its fifth annual Give the Band a Hand benefit dinner, concert and honors presentation on April 8, 2017. CJF founder and President, Edythe Bronston, had previously announced that guitarist Kenny Burrell is the recipient of the 2017 Nica Lifetime Achievement Award and the late Gerald Wilson, trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader, is the recipient of the CJF Heritage Award.

Master Jazz Photographer Chuck Stewart Dies at 89


 
Master Jazz Photographer
Chuck Stewart Dies at 89
 
The Stewart Family is sadden to announce the passing of Chuck Stewart.
 
Our family offer our sincerest thanks to all for thinking so highly of Chuck as a friend, vendor, client and admirer. Over the 70 plus years of his career, Chuck has created a unique style of photography that gave him pleasure which has been published in books, magazines, album covers, CDs,motion pictures, TV sitcoms, documentaries and personal collections. He gave all of himself to the craft he perfected through HIS lens as he saw it.

Music Legend Darlene Love to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala


 
Rock and Roll Diva
DARLENE LOVE
to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
 
(New York City, January 26, 2017) —Pop icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, for her five decades of musical accomplishments.

Avery*Sunshine Honored with “Women of Impact” Award | Announces 22-City “NuSoul Revival” Tour for Spring 2017


 
Multi-Award Winning Songbird, Avery*Sunshine Receives “Women of Impact” Award and Gears Up For 22-City NuSoul Revival Tour With Headliner Eleven-time Grammy Nominated and 2x Platinum Selling Artist, Musiq Soulchild
 
Kicks Off Feb. 3rd 2017 In Raleigh, NC With Other Shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, NYC, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, and more.
 
Atlanta, GA (January 17, 2017) Avery*Sunshine was honored with a “Women of Impact” award a few weeks before she goes on tour with Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, and Kindred the Family Soul.
 

R&B Legend Keith Sweat Graces Cover of Las Vegas Magazine | Kicks Off “Last Forever” Engagement at the Flamingo Jan. 17th, 2017


 
LEGENDARY R&B ICON KEITH SWEAT KICKS OFF HIS
LIMITED LAS VEGAS ENGAGEMENT AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS ON JANUARY 17, 2017
AND GRACES THE COVER OF LAS VEGAS MAGAZINE
 
Tickets for “Keith Sweat: Last Forever” with Special Guest Aries Spears
Jan. 17 – Feb. 4 ON SALE NOW
 
Las Vegas (January, 2017) – Platinum-selling R&B singer, Keith Sweat kicks-off his limited engagement in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas with a unique Vegas show, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” on Tuesday, January 17th through February 4, 2017. The city of Las Vegas is ready to welcome the King of The New Jack Sound with open arms as Keith graces the cover of next week’s issue of LAS VEGAS Magazine.
 

Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective to Record New Album “Caravan” in Four American Cities


 
Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective
records new album–
Caravan in four American cities
Terence Blanchard’s upcoming E-Collective
album Caravan, will be a live recording from four American cities.
 
Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard said that “Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls.” It is a belief brought to life through the work of Blanchard and his E-Collective, a revolutionary ensemble that thrives off of the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.

Entertainment One (eOne) Celebrates 9 Nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards®

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ENTERTAINMENT ONE CELEBRATES 9 NOMINATIONS
FOR THE 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS®
 
New York, NY (December 7, 2016) – Entertainment One (eOne) celebrates 9 nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards® announced yesterday. eOne Music artists received 8 nods across 5 categories in Gospel and R&B, dominating the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song with 3 nods. Additionally, the label received a nomination for Best Dance Recording.

“Landmarks Live in Concert” Kicks Off with Alicia Keys, Beginning Friday, January 20th on PBS

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New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia KeysLandmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.

Patti LaBelle, Common, JoJo, Jencarlos Canela & More Shine a Light on HIV/AIDS at ‘Keep the Promise’ Event | Nov. 30th, 2016

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THE STARS COME OUT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON HIV/AIDS
AT AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
KEEP THE PROMISE
 
AHF Kicked Off Series of Worldwide Events Commemorating World AIDS Day with Keep the Promise
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2016) – On November 30th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) began its World AIDS Day initiative, Around the Globe in a Day, with Keep the Promise in Los Angeles, CA. Keep the Promise, which welcomed thousands of people for a march down Hollywood Boulevard and a free concert at the Dolby Theater, was an advocacy effort created to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.