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Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson & Gary Bartz Collaborate to Release New Tribute Album “Bird at 100” on Nov. 29th, 2019


 
Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson, and Gary Bartz
Collaborate to Honor and Extol the Great Charlie Parker
in Anticipation of His 100th Birthday
 
August 29, 2020 will mark the centennial of one of jazz’s most iconic figures, Charlie Parker. The celebration gets off to a jubilantly swinging start with an alto saxophone summit bringing together three of modern jazz’s most acclaimed voices: Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson and Gary Bartz.

The 4th Annual 2019 Black Music Honors Paid Tribute To Music Icons | To Air on Bounce TV Oct. 20th, 2019


 
2019 Black Music Honors Paid Tribute To Music Icons Xscape, Freddie Jackson, Yolanda Adams, Tamia, & Arrested Development
 
CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The highly anticipated 4th Annual 2019 Black Music Honors hosted by television and radio personality Rickey Smiley and Grammy® Award-winner and actress LeToya Luckett-Walker is currently airing in national broadcast syndication. The star-studded show was taped live at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA.

Motown’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Continues With Special ‘Motown In Mono’ Vinyl Series | Coming Nov. 8th, 2019


 
Motown’s 60th Anniversary Celebration Continues With Special, Limited Edition ‘Motown In Mono’ Vinyl Series
 
Five Classic Motown Albums Newly Remastered in Mono from Their Original Analog Master Tapes for 180-Gram Deluxe Vinyl Editions
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Motown’s 60th Anniversary celebration continues with today’s announcement of a special, limited edition ‘Motown In Mono’ vinyl series,…

Jackson 5’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Collection to be Released on Vinyl LP Edition Oct. 25th, 2019


 
Jackson 5’s Popular ‘Greatest Hits’ Collection To Be Released In Rare Quad Mix Vinyl LP Editions By Motown/UMe
 
1971 Hits Collection’s Quad Mix Previously Issued Only in Japan in 1975
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Originally released on December 27, 1971, the Jackson 5‘s first singles collection, titled Greatest Hits, encapsulated an extraordinary and intense 18-month span of ‘Jacksonmania.’

James Brown’s “Live At Home With His Bad Self” to be Released on CD, 2LP Vinyl & Digital Oct. 25th, 2019


 
JAMES BROWN’S COMPLETE 1969 HOMECOMING CONCERT NEWLY MIXED FOR ITS RELEASE DEBUT VIA REPUBLIC/UMe
JAMES BROWN: ‘LIVE AT HOME WITH HIS BAD SELF’
 
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 50th anniversary of James Brown‘s October 1, 1969 homecoming concert in Augusta, Georgia, will be celebrated with the first-ever release of the complete show, newly mixed and including seven never-before-issued performances.

Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going on Live” to be Released in 2LP Black Vinyl on Oct. 18th, 2019


 
Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On Live’ Newly Mixed For Its First Standalone Release By Motown/UMe In 2LP Black Vinyl, 2LP Color Vinyl, CD, And Digital Editions
 
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — May 1, 1972 was a whirlwind day of celebration in Marvin Gaye‘s hometown of Washington, D.C. Designated “Marvin Gaye Day,” it began with Gaye giving a speech to students at Cardozo High, the school he’d attended,…

“GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®” to Air on PBS | Oct. 18th, 2019


 
“GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®” TO AIR OCT. 18 ON PBS AS PART OF “GREAT PERFORMANCES” SERIES
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (AUG. 27, 2019) — In collaboration with PBS’ “Great Performances” series, the Recording Academy™ presents “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy’s 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients.

Verve/UMe to Release Sarah Vaughn’s Golden Hits on Vinyl – Aug. 30th, 2019


 
Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits Celebrates A Golden Voice
 
Best-Selling 12-Track Hits Collection From Legendary Jazz Vocalist Receives Remastered LP Reissue On August 30
 
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On August 30, Verve/UMe is set to release Sarah Vaughan‘s Golden Hits on vinyl in two different color options: black and gold.

The Philadelphia Music Alliance Announces New Honorees to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame, Class of 2019


 
PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE WELCOMES
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA, THE HOOTERS, THE O’JAYS,
EVELYN ‘CHAMPAGNE’ KING, WMMR’S PIERRE ROBERT,
JODY GERSON AND DORRANCE ‘DODO’ HAMILTON AS INDUCTEES
TO THE PHILADELPHIA MUSIC WALK OF FAME, CLASS OF 2019
 
PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 7, 2019) – The Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) today announced that The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Hooters, The O’Jays, Evelyn “Champagne” King, WMMR air personality Pierre Robert, music industry executive Jody Gerson, and philanthropist Dorrance “Dodo” Hamilton will be added to the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame as members of its Class of 2019.

A&M/Virgin/UMe and Janet Jackson Announces Reissue Series of Iconic Albums on Vinyl


 
Janet Jackson Takes Full ‘Control’ Of Her Vinyl Legacy
 
The Latest Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Welcomes Six Entries From Her Groundbreaking A&M and Virgin Catalog, Coinciding With ‘Metamorphosis’ Las Vegas Residency
 
LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This summer, A&M/Virgin/UMe and Janet Jackson will see key entries in the artist’s acclaimed canon reissued on vinyl, including A&M and Virgin albums.