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New Music – 2012

Legacy Recordings to Release Soundtrack, “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” on June 12th, 2012


 
Legacy Recordings Set To Release The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack From Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap As Digital-Only Album On Tuesday, June 12
 
Feverishly Anticipated New Hip-Hop Documentary, Directed By Ice-T, Opens In Theaters Friday, June 15
 
NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release the original motion picture soundtrack from Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap as a digital-only album available Tuesday, June 12.

R&B Vocalist Terry Dexter to Release New Single “Disappointed” on July 22nd, 2012


 
Terry Dexter’s New Single “Disappointed” Coming July 22nd, 2012
 
Indie Artist Terry Dexter releases upcoming single ‘Disappointed”
 
R& B singer, songwriter and actress Terry Dexter releases her latest single, “Disappointed” on Rock Room Recordings. Terry Dexter is among the elite of the newer generation of female soul singers.

Contemporary Jazz Saxman Gerald Albright & Guitarist Norman Brown Unite for New Album, “24/7” | Coming June 19th, 2012


 
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GREATS GERALD ALBRIGHT AND NORMAN BROWN JOIN FORCES ON NEW CONCORD ALBUM
 
24/7 set for release on June 19, 2012
 
As listeners, we like to enjoy music 24 hours a day, seven days a week. So it’s a good thing that contemporary jazz greats Gerald Albright and Norman Brown have been working overtime to produce 24/7, their first album together. This June 19, 2012 release on Concord Jazz, a division of Concord Music Group, offers ten killer soul-jazz tracks of music that never sleeps.

New Gospel Release: Coko | “Always Coko” – Coming May 22nd, 2012


 
LIGHT RECORDS TO RELEASE ALWAYS COKO
 
COMPILATION CD OF COKO’S BEST GOSPEL SONGS
IN-STORES & ONLINE EVERYWHERE MAY 22, 2012
 
Nashville, TN (May 17, 2012) – Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, the beautiful soprano of the legendary R&B group SWV, has always been deeply connected to Gospel music.   Over the past few years, Coko released two successful gospel albums, “Grateful” and “The Winner In Me,” on Light Records. They will celebrate her gospel roots with the release of ALWAYS COKO, a compilation of her best of gospel songs.

New Jazz Release: Bobby Broom | “Upper West Side Story” (Coming May 15th, 2012)

Bobby Broom - Upper West Side Story
 
New CD by Guitarist Bobby Broom’s Trio, “Upper West Side Story,” to Be Released by Origin Records May 15
 
Bobby Broom’s new CD, “Upper West Side Story, ” is the guitarist’s tenth album in as many years—the culmination of a golden period of prolific creativity and steady artistic growth. Five of those recordings have featured his jazz trio with bassist Dennis Carroll and drummer Kobie Watkins, who’ve worked as a unit since 1997. Origin Records, Broom’s longtime label, will release the CD on May 15.

New Release from Luther Vandross, “HIDDEN GEMS” Coming April 17th, 2012


 
Luther Vandross Rarities Uncovered on Hidden Gems
 
15 DEEP ALBUM TRACKS PLUS OUT-OF-PRINT MOVIE SOUNDTRACK SONGS FROM ONE OF NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO’S “50 GREAT VOICES”
 
NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The overwhelming talent of the late Luther Vandross (1951-2005), eight-time Grammy Award®-winning singer extraordinaire, songwriter, producer, arranger, and soul music visionary, are the focus of HIDDEN GEMS.

R&B Group Street Corner Renaissance to Release New CD, “Life Could Be A Dream” on March 20th, 2012


 
Street Corner Renaissance Releasing New Album “Life Could Be a Dream” –
March 20th, 2012
 
New Beginning Records
 
Street Corner Renaissance is known for their a cappella Doo Wop Group and style of music that has paved the foundation of the new age hip hop and rap of today.  SCR, has not only been paving waves in one genre but are rapidly moving up on multiple charts. SCR has been increasing and moving upward on the Billboard charts nationally and internationally.

Gospel Group J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise to Release, “After This” on March 27th, 2012


 
J.J. HAIRSTON & YOUTHFUL PRAISE TO RELEASE MUCH-ANTICIPATED SIXTH ALBUM AFTER THIS
 
“AFTER THIS” SINGLE CONTINUES TOP 15 ASCENT IN GOSPEL RADIO
 
Nashville, TN (February 13, 2012) – On Tuesday, March 27, 2012, JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise will release the highly-anticipated album After This (Light Records/eOne).

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett Returns With “Seeds From The Underground” on April 10th, 2012

Kenny Garrett - Seeds from the Underground
 
KENNY GARRETT RETURNS TO ACOUSTIC FORMAT WITH SEEDS FROM THE UNDERGROUND,
AVAILABLE APRIL 10 ON MACK AVENUE RECORDS
 
FIRST STUDIO AND ACOUSTIC ALBUM SINCE 2006
LISTEN TO EXCLUSIVE TRACKS FROM
SEEDS FROM THE UNDERGROUND!!
 
Over the course of a stellar career that has spanned more than 30 years, saxophonist Kenny Garrett has become the preeminent alto saxophonist of his generation. From his first gig with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (led by Mercer Ellington) through his time spent with musicians such as Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis, Garrett has always brought a vigorous yet melodic, and truly distinctive, alto saxophone sound to each musical situation.