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.
New Film on Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval in Production
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new documentary on legendary jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is currently in production. Filmmaker Francisco J. Ricardo, director of F For Franco, is directing the film, inspired by Arturo’s energy and dedication to his craft.
RCA INSPIRATION AND LIONSGATE TO RELEASE GREENLEAF SOUNDTRACK: VOLUME 2 ON SEPTEMBER 8TH
SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW
Nashville, TN (August 11, 2017) – RCA Inspiration and Lionsgate, a global content leader, announced the Greenleaf Soundtrack: Volume 2 will be released on September 8, 2017 with pre-order sales available today.
Central City Productions Presents Black Music Honors
(Nashville, TN) – August 2, 2017 – Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley during the Black Music Honors, a live taping television special that will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN.
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
LOS ANGELES, July 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.
Sony Pictures Television’s TIMELESS Celebrates Black History Month with Three Episodes Featuring These Untold Stories.
(February 2017) — Sony Pictures Television’s series, Timeless, airing currently Monday nights on NBC, features three episodes dealing with the never-before-told stories of three African Americans who played integral roles in American history and culture.
R&B Singer Case on #Unsung Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 8PM EST
Grammy Nominated R&B/Soul Singer Case Woodard, otherwise known throughout the soul music industry as CASE is set to be featured in the next upcoming segment of the highly popular music documentary program, TV Series Unsung on TV One, Wednesday February 1st at 8pm EST.
ENTERTAINMENT ONE CELEBRATES 9 NOMINATIONS
FOR THE 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS®
New York, NY (December 7, 2016) – Entertainment One (eOne) celebrates 9 nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards® announced yesterday. eOne Music artists received 8 nods across 5 categories in Gospel and R&B, dominating the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song with 3 nods. Additionally, the label received a nomination for Best Dance Recording.
New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.
RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.