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Miles Davis Estate & The JFA Present “A Miles Davis Birthday Celebration” on SiriusXM’s ‘Real Jazz’ on May 22nd, 2020


 
MILES DAVIS ESTATE & JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT “A MILES DAVIS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION” ON SIRIUSXM’S ‘REAL JAZZ’ THIS FRIDAY, MAY 22 AT 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
 
Three-Hour Music Special To Benefit And Raise Awareness Of The Covid-19 Musician’s Emergency Fund From Jazz Foundation Of America
 
Music Of Miles Highlighted With Curation By SiriusXM’s Mark Ruffin And Guest DJ’s Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn, Jr. and Steve Jordan
 
New York, NY (May 21, 2020)–Miles Davis Estate and the Jazz Foundation Of America present “A Miles Davis Birthday Celebration,” on SiriusXM’s ‘Real Jazz’ (67) this Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Marvin Gaye’s “More Trouble” is Available Now on Vinyl


 
Marvin Gaye’s More Trouble Out Now!
 
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On April 2, 1939, Marvin Gaye, Motown’s “Prince Of Soul,” was born with a destiny to define the sounds of soul and R&B. To celebrate his life and legacy and an influential chapter in his inimitable discography, Motown/UMe has released More Trouble, a vinyl-only collection of alternate and extended versions of tracks from his 12th studio album, Trouble Man, the 1972 soundtrack for the cult film of the same name.

“The Stellar Awards: Music of Hope” TV Special Airs April 11th thru May 24th, 2020


 
Stellar Awards New Television Special Offers Ray Of Hope And Inspiration In Response To The Covid Pandemic, Titled “Stellar Awards: Music Of Hope” Hosted By Kirk Franklin, With Celebrated Performances From Gospel Greats Tamela Mann, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Lecrae And Many More
 
STELLAR AWARDS: MUSIC OF HOPE AIRS IN NATIONAL BROADCAST SYNDICATION APRIL 11 to MAY 24, 2020
 
CHICAGO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Central City Productions, Inc. the producers of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards brings you an uplifting and encouraging two-hour musical special, The Stellar Awards: Music of Hope.

Boney James Pays Tribute to Bill Withers with Cover of Classic Hit “Ain’t No Sunshine”


 
BONEY JAMES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BILL WITHERS, PERFORMING THE CLASSIC HIT
AIN’T NO SUNSHINE ON HIS FACEBOOK LIVE PERFORMANCE TODAY
 
BONEY’S COVER OF THE SONG WAS ONE OF THE SAX PLAYER’S FIRST #1 HITS
 
Contemporary Jazz saxophone player Boney James paid tribute to the legendary Bill Withers today by performing “Ain’t No Sunshine” on his Facebook Live session this afternoon. The Grammy nominated artist had a long history with the song and commented.

“Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to Air on CBS – April 21st, 2020


 
“LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE” WILL AIR TUESDAY, APRIL 21, ON CBS
 
TRIBUTE CONCERT HOSTED BY MAYA RUDOLPH TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES OF PRINCE’S RENOWNED CATALOG BY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 25, 2020) — The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with a special broadcast of “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to be broadcast Tuesday, April 21 (9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on CBS All Access.

Concord Jazz to Release “Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!” on April 24th, 2020


 
ON APRIL 24TH, CONCORD JAZZ RELEASES
ELLA 100: LIVE AT THE APOLLO!
 
For Immediate Release – Ella 100: Live at the Apollo!, set for release on April 24th, 2020 via Concord Jazz, celebrates the music and life of the “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, hailed as perhaps the greatest singer in the history of jazz.

“Oscar, With Love” Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP Set Arrives Feb. 21st, 2020


 
Mack Avenue Records Set to Release
Oscar Peterson Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP
180-gram Vinyl Box Set with 40-page Booklet
 
Oscar, With Love: Available Tomorrow
 
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).

Little Steven Announces Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’ | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
Little Steven Marks 30th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Historic Release From Prison By Announcing Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’, Ahead Of Its 35th Anniversary This Year
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today’s 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity…

Nina Simone’s Album “Fodder On My Wings” Reissued on LP & CD/Digital | Coming April 3rd, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Essential Late-Era Nina Simone Album, Fodder On My Wings,
to Make Long Overdue Reappearance on LP and CD
Plus Wide Digital Release for First Time in
Standard and Hi-Res Audio
 
Recorded in 1982, not long after she moved to Paris, Fodder On My Wings was one of Nina Simone’s favorite albums yet has remained one of her most obscure.