Founded by Music Legend Quincy Jones
Announces December 15, 2017 Launch Date
New York, NY – December 7, 2017 – Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms founded by music legend Quincy Jones in collaboration with French jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, announced today its official global launch date set for December 15, 2017. The announcement comes just two months following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in Fall 2017 that raised nearly $170,000 USD, nearly double the platform’s target goal.
RVMK RECORDS ANNOUNCES, ‘TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL’
AN ALBUM CELEBRATING THE SOUNDS & ARTISTRY OF CUBA
OUT 19th JANUARY
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY RAY CHEW & VIVIAN SCOTT CHEW — TO BE RELEASED 19TH January TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL DOCUMENTARY DIRECTED BY BILLIE WOODRUFF TO BE RELEASED IN SUPPORT OF FULL ALBUM
RVMK Records/Sony Music Latin is excited to announce the release of Two Beats, One Soul – a 13 track album showcasing the fusion of Cuban and American music.
25th Anniversary of The Bodyguard to be Celebrated With Release of Soundtrack Featuring Previously Unreleased Material & Film With Special Features
Whitney Houston – I Wish You Love: More From The Bodyguard Available November 17
NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of the 25th anniversary of the iconic film The Bodyguard, Legacy Recordings, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Fontainebleau Miami Beach are respectively celebrating its legacy with the release of a brand new collection of Whitney Houston live and studio recordings, special features and special events & activations at the hotel.
BRIAN OWENS AND HIS FATHER THOMAS OWENS IGNITE THE INTERNET WITH POWERFUL PERFORMANCE OF
“A CHANGE IS GONNA COME”
Proceeds from each download benefits nonprofit initiatives for young people in and beyond Ferguson, Missouri
NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 23, 2017) – More than 11 million people have viewed a 2013 video of American soul music star Brian Owens and his father Thomas joining in an emotional duet rendition of the Sam Cooke classic “A Change Is Gonna Come,” with more than 10 million views on Facebook alone since October 7, 2017, and those numbers continue to grow!
Three Multiplatinum Lionel Richie Solo Albums To Be Released On Vinyl Worldwide December 8 By Motown/UMe
The Legendary Singer/Songwriter and Recent Kennedy Center Honoree Celebrates His Solo Motown Legacy with a Trio of Mastered for Vinyl Releases
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On December 8, Motown/UMe will release three historic albums on vinyl from one of the most successful solo artists in Pop/R&B crossover history, Lionel Richie.
Hollywood To Honor Selena Quintanilla With Walk Of Fame Star
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Meruelo Media, Power 106, 93.5 KDAY and Universal Music Latin Entertainment, proudly join the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to posthumously honor music icon, Selena Quintanilla, “The Queen of Tejano Music,” with the dedication of the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Michael Jackson SCREAM Debuts #3 Current And Overall On Both R&B And Pop Album Charts & Top 10 Physical & Overall Albums
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Jackson SCREAM, a collection of 13 of his all-time most electrifying and danceable tracks including Thriller, Dangerous, Blood On The Dance, Floor, Ghosts, Torture, and Dirty Diana, debuted on the album charts at #3 on Current and Overall Pop and #3 on Current and Overall R&B and #8 and #10 for Physical and Overall Album sales, respectively.
Mack Avenue Records Partners with Kelly Peterson to Re-Release Celebration of
Iconic Pianist Oscar Peterson for Oscar, With Love
Chick Corea, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap, Gerald Clayton, Monty Alexander, and Many More
Record Peterson’s Compositions at His Home on Prized Personal Bösendorfer Piano
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).
LEGENDARY ‘SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA’ CO-FOUNDERS
KENNETH GAMBLE & LEON HUFF MOURN THE LOSSES
OF ‘BUNNY’ SIGLER AND JERRY ROSS:
TWO VITAL MEMBERS OF THE GAMBLE, HUFF, AND BELL LEGACY
Bunny Sigler remembered as “one of the most talented, creative, and great songwriters and music producers.”
Jerry Ross recalled as “key to the beginning of the Gamble, Huff and Bell legacy”
PHILADELPHIA – Legendary Philadelphia International Records co-founders and R&B pioneers Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff released a pair of statements mourning the passing of two vital members of “The Sound of Philadelphia” family: Walter “Bunny” Sigler and Jerry Ross.
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.