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The Fourth Annual “My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon” to Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter | June 1st 2017


 
National Museum of African American Music to Host
2017 My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon
 
Annual Celebration will Honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, Teddy Riley and David Porter
 
Nashville, TN (April 20, 2017) – The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) will kick off Black Music Month in June with its fourth annual My Music Matters: A Celebration of Legends Luncheon on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Jazz Standard Begins New “MoBetta Tuesdays” Residency with Trumpeter Maurice “Mobetta” Brown


 
Jazz Standard Begins New “Mobetta Tuesdays” Weekly Residency Led by Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter/Producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown
 
New York, NY — One of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of “Mobetta Tuesdays,” a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown.
 

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Top Honors with 10 Wins at 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Awards


 
RCA INSPIRATION TOPS HONORS WITH 10 WINS AT THE 2017 STELLAR AWARDS
 
Nashville, TN (March 27, 2017) – RCA Inspiration celebrated top honors this year on what’s hailed as one of the biggest nights celebrating Gospel music, with 10 wins on the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.

The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ | April 20th-22nd, 2017


 
Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture Announces
 
Tito Puente:
A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey’
 
(Bronx, NY) – In the first ever retrospective of the life and legacy of one of the most important figures in Latin Jazz, The Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ a multi-day, in-depth examination of his career through concerts, panels, film, dance, and more.

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.