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Vocalist SuCH to Release New Album “Wide Nose Full Lips” on Aug. 16th, 2019 | WATCH VIDEO!


 
With her third full-length, Wide Nose Full Lips, SuCh supplies several levels of soulful genius and a more confident observation on life
 
For a soul stylist who once make a dent on a nationwide scale with American Idol, SuCh has already achieved a remarkable career under her own terms in the independent music world.

Bassist Julian Vaughn to Release New Album “Supreme” on June 28th, 2019 | LISTEN!


 
Julian Vaughn’s latest project, Supreme, brings the bass guitar to the forefront
 
In the contemporary jazz market, the melodies are usually carried out by the brass, keyboardists or guitarists. Yet when the art of jazz at its finest veers off left of center every once in a while, there are instrumentalists who can seamlessly transport their tools into the main spotlight.

Flutist Althea René Releases New Album “Flawsome” | LISTEN!


 
Soul-Jazz Flutist Althea René Releases New Album “Flawsome” – Available NOW on CDBaby & Amazon!
 
Contemporary/Soul Jazz Flutist Althea René continues giving music lovers some great, quality soulful instrumentals with the 9 track project, “Flawsome” – Available June 21st, 2019. Just in time for summer.

Maxine Hardcastle Releases New Album “The Collection” | Available NOW | LISTEN!


 
Maxine Hardcastle, the daughter of one of smooth jazz’s premier technicians, presents her own work of art entitled The Collection
 
Back in the mid-eighties, producer/musician Paul Hardcastle rocked the dance floor with the pulsating techno funk of the international smash, “19”, an intense soundtrack that accented spoken vignettes and swift samples from those who served in Vietnam.

Jody Watley & Brian Power Releases New Dance Single “Good Good Reason” | LISTEN!


 
Jody Watley and Brian Power pump up the dance floor jams with the festive house music anthem, “Good Good Reason”
 
Multi-award winner Jody Watley was one of the driving forces of the dance funk record label Solar Records and as an integral part of the Soul Train TV show family with Shalamar. To this day, the singer/songwriter/dancer continues to highly thrive in the entertainment industry as a label mogul

Syleena Johnson Releases New Video for “Woman” | WATCH!


 
R&B diva Syleena Johnson returns with a very important message on her latest single “Woman” from her upcoming CD
 
As a thriving R&B artist signed to Jive Records after independent releases including singing and songwriting for her father, a degree in music and a demo tape in the late nineties, Syleena Johnson began writing several musical chapters that captured life’s significant issues – personally and observations of life in general.

Abdullah Ibrahim Releases New Single “Jabula” – LISTEN! New Album “The Balance” Coming June 28th 2019


 
Celebrating a unique legend in the music industry, NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim delivers his latest single, “Jabula”
 
Without a doubt, Abdullah Ibrahim is a written jazz epistle. Experiencing the political heat of his home country throughout his career to express his musical passion, the pianist is more than deservedly an ambassador for jazz while bridging the pulse of South African rhythms and unapologetic concerns surrounding that countries’ townships.

NEW VOICES! Singer Tyler Dumont Releases New Single “Don’t Mean It” | WATCH VIDEO!


 
A vocalist on the rise, Tyler Dumont, is now making major noise on the digital radio waves with “Don’t Mean It”
 
From early on, Dumont was confident of what dreams she would chase for her career path. A finalist on Diddy’s Making of the Band 3 on MTV, Dumont is now achieving those dreams in the recording studio with her single, “Don’t Mean It,”

Aretha Franklin Documentary “Amazing Grace” – Coming to Theaters April 5th, 2019 | WATCH TRAILER!


 
Amazing Grace, the Grammy winning, live gospel concert event starring Aretha Franklin, is now being released to movie theaters
 
In 1972, Aretha Franklin recorded a live gospel concert for a two album set entitled Amazing Grace for Atlantic Records. Those electrifying two nights that resonated throughout the New Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles won a Grammy Award.

NEW VOICES! Singer Cindy Latin Releases New Single “Get Gone” on Feb. 13th, 2019 | LISTEN!


 
New Voice, Cindy Latin, expresses herself unapologetically through her latest single, “Get Gone”
 
The Celebration of Music is a PBS Series that showcases worthy talent on a few regional levels, eventually leading to a national platform with the show’s host and international superstar, Ethan Bortnick.