Legendary Television and Radio Host Donnie Simpson celebrates a 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Oracle Group International announces the publication of “THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music” (13th & Joan; Hardcover; On Sale: January 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1-7326464-6-9) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.
Candi Staton to release new album Unstoppable on Aug. 24th – LISTEN to New Single “Confidence”!
“My life has been unstoppable,” says legendary soul singer Candi Staton, explaining the title of her 30th album, Unstoppable (Beracah/Thirty Tigers). “It’s been a wonderful life, but it hasn’t been a normal life.”
GRAMMY® Award-winning Yellowjackets
Return with New Album & Collaboration
with Vocalist Luciana Souza
While the Los Angeles-based Yellowjackets have been a creative force on the jazz scene since 1981 when they recorded their eponymous debut, their fourth Mack Avenue Records album, Raising Our Voice, once again ups the ante with bold new strides by inviting vocalist extraordinaire Luciana Souza to collaborate with the group…
The Braxton Brothers return in the service of a “Higher” melody
“The Only Woman In The World” will invigorate soul-jazz radio playlists ahead of the release of the twins’ sixth album, dropping August 24.
SAN DIEGO: There is a reason why the bass and saxophone melodies Nelson and Wayne Braxton aka The Braxton Brothers write are so lyrical.
‘Making The Five Heartbeats’ Revisits Robert Townsend’s 1991 Classic Motown Inspired Movie
Fathom Events Presents Townsend’s Soulful Documentary in Select Cinemas Nationwide on Monday, August 27 Only
DENVER, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the early 90s, actor, comedian, writer and director, Robert Townsend, went against every obstacle in Hollywood, relying on his faith, street smarts, and tenacity to bring his passion project, 1991’s “The Five Heartbeats,” to big screens.
Drummer/vocalist and Philly native James ‘Biscuit’ Rouse shares the “In Between Times” for his latest single
The role of keeping time behind the drums can transform a song into a rapid fire funky jam or a smooth reggae ballad. James ‘Biscuit’ Rouse grew up in one of music’s hot beds in Philadelphia, the city that has housed The Roots, Boyz II Men and Bilal.
Christian Sands Returns with
New Studio Album Facing Dragons,
Available September 21 on Mack Avenue Records
Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a bandleader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter.
Kandace Springs Returns With Indigo
Her Broad-ranging New Album Out Sept. 7
Produced By Karriem Riggins
Springs Announces Fall Headline Tour
Following Summer-long North American Tour
Supporting Daryl Hall & John Oates
Singer and pianist Kandace Springs has announced a September 7 release date for her remarkable second album Indigo (Blue Note), a 13-track LP of originals and choice covers
KORYN HAWTHORNE DEBUTS AT #1 WITH
Hawthorne Celebrates Five #1s on latest Gospel Charts for
Unstoppable and “Won’t He Do It”
Nashville, TN (July 25, 2018) – Rising star Koryn Hawthorne celebrates with her fans around the world as her debut album Unstoppable, which was released on July 13th, sparks a slate of #1s on the latest Gospel charts.
JAZZ LEGEND WAYNE SHORTER SET FOR AUGUST 24 RELEASE OF EMANON,
AN EXTRAORINDARY MUSICAL & VISUAL EXPERIENCE FROM THE 10-TIME GRAMMY WINNER
FEATURING A TRIPLE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL MUSIC PERFORMED BY
THE WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET & ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
ACCOMPANIED BY A GRAPHIC NOVEL PENNED BY SHORTER & MONICA SLY
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY RANDY DuBURKE
Jazz legend and 10-time GRAMMY winner Wayne Shorter is set for the August 24 release of his long-awaited project Emanon, his first release since 2013’s Without A Net, which marked Shorter’s momentous return to Blue Note Records where he began his heralded recording career in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1959.