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All-Star Lineup Pays Tribute At “Aretha! A GRAMMY® Celebration For The Queen Of Soul” On Jan. 13, 2019


 
ALL-STAR LINEUP PAYS TRIBUTE AT “ARETHA! A GRAMMY® CELEBRATION FOR THE QUEEN OF SOUL” ON JAN. 13, 2019
 
HOSTED BY TYLER PERRY, THE ONE-OF-A-KIND CONCERT WILL FEATURE EXCITING AND MOVING PERFORMANCES OF ARETHA’S LEGENDARY HITS BY TODAY’S BIGGEST ARTISTS
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (DEC. 27, 2018) — The Recording Academy™, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, Clive Davis, and CBS will pay tribute to the legendary career of 18-time GRAMMY® winner and 2008 MusiCares® Person of the Year honoree Aretha Franklin by presenting “Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul.”

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary


 
BLUE NOTE RECORDS CELEBRATES 80th ANNIVERSARY
THE FINEST IN JAZZ SINCE 1939
 
LEGACY OF LEGENDARY JAZZ LABEL WILL BE HONORED WITH
SEVERAL NEW VINYL SERIES, A DOCUMENTARY FILM, SPECIAL LIVE EVENTS,
ART PRINTS OF CLASSIC BLUE NOTE IMAGERY, BRANDED APPAREL,
THE BLUE NOTE REVIEW VINYL BOXSET SERIES & MORE
 
80 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world.

Ray Charles’s “Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2” Coming Feb. 22nd, 2019


 
RAY CHARLES’ MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY
AND WESTERN MUSIC, VOLUMES 1 & 2
 
AMONG THE MOST INFLUENTIAL RECORDS OF THE PAST CENTURY
TO BE RELEASED BY CONCORD RECORDS ON FEBRUARY 22
 
Ray Charles’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Volumes 1 & 2 are major landmarks in American culture.

Miles Davis Properties, LLC Announces Exclusive Partnership With Perryscope Productions


 
Miles Davis Properties, LLC Announces Exclusive Partnership With Global Licensing And Merchandising Company Perryscope Productions, LLC
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Miles Davis Properties, LLC announces an exclusive partnership with global licensing and merchandising company Perryscope Productions, as official merchandiser of record for music icon Miles Davis, in a recent deal closed by the Miles Davis Estate.

Singer Kori Withers Releases New Single “Ain’t No Sunshine” | LISTEN! | New Album “MELTING” Coming in 2019


 
Daughter of Music Legend Bill Withers, Kori Withers, Releases New Single “Ain’t No Sunshine”
 
Singer/songwriter Kori Withers has released the first single “Ain’t No Sunshine” from her forthcoming album MELTING (2019). The song, well known by many, is a refreshed take of her father Bill Withers’ iconic recording more than four decades ago and showcases the daughters’ vocal prowess, harmonization, and musicality.

Marlena Shaw’s 1969 Soul-Jazz Amalgam ‘The Spice of Life’ Reissued On Vinyl Ahead Of 50th Anniversary


 
Marlena Shaw’s Innovative, Outspoken 1969 Soul-Jazz Amalgam ‘The Spice of Life’ Reissued On Vinyl Via Verve/UMe Ahead Of 50th Anniversary
 
LANDMARK LP WIDELY OUT OF PRINT FOR FOUR DECADES
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marlena Shaw‘s long-lost soul-jazz album The Spice of Life, widely out of print since 1977, is available on vinyl once again via Verve/UMe ahead of the album’s 50th anniversary in 2019.

Motown/UMe Reissue The Temptations Album “Cloud Nine” in Limited Color Vinyl | Available NOW


 
The Temptations’ ‘Cloud Nine’ Album Reissued By Motown/UMe In Limited Color Vinyl Edition
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Released by Gordy/Motown in February 1969, Cloud Nine put The Temptations at the forefront of “psychedelic soul.”

Sarah Dash Premieres New Show, ‘A Tribute To Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul’ | Starting Nov. 3rd, 2018


 
Sarah Dash (Legendary Original & Founding Member of Labelle) Premieres
A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN: THE QUEEN OF SOUL
in three cities in November, including City Winery in New York on November 6
 
New York, NY (October 15, 2018) – Sarah Dash, who made musical magic with Patti Labelle & The Bluebelles and Labelle, will premiere her new show, A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, in three cities this November.

Motown/UMe Reissues Marvin Gaye’s Album “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” in New Black And Purple Vinyl | Available NOW


 
Marvin Gaye’s 1968 International Chart-Topper, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” Celebrated With New Black And Purple Vinyl LP Releases
 
‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ Album Released in Unique Vinyl Edition
 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Marvin Gaye‘s In The Groove album was released by Motown Records in August 1968.