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New Music – 2013

Music Legend Gloria Gaynor to Release 1st Gospel CD and Book “We Will Survive” on Nov. 26th, 2013 | TAKE A LISTEN to New Single!

Legendary R&B/Disco Queen GLORIA GAYNOR Prepares For First Gospel CD and Companion Book WE WILL SURVIVE
GLORIA GAYNOR Releases Gospel Radio Single “YOU’RE RIGHT ON TIME”
Grammy Award-winning singer GLORIA GAYNOR took the music world by storm in the 1970s, striking platinum with her disco hit “I Will Survive”.   “I Will Survive” was the only song to earn a Grammy for Best Disco Recording and was one of only twenty-five songs inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012.

Sheila E. Returns with New Album, “Icon” | Coming Nov. 25th, 2013 | WATCH VIDEO!

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Sheila E. Returns with New Album, “Icon”
First Album Since 2001
Coming Nov. 25th, 2013
Fabled percussionist, brilliantly versatile musician, hitmaker of “The Glamorous Life,” “A Love Bizarre” and more, in-demand session player, member of an extraordinary musical dynasty, Prince collaborator and confidante — no wonder Sheila E’s long-awaited new album is called “Icon.”

New Jazz Release: Saxophonist Theresa Grayson | “Live2Love” (Coming Nov. 5th, 2013)

Surveying the Soul of Pop Music
Saxophonist Theresa Grayson’s “Live2Love,” a compelling mix of pop gems from past to present and soul-jazz originals, will be released November 5th.
Houston, Texas (16 September 2013): Theresa Grayson wears her passion for soulful pop music proudly. From Aretha Franklin, Hall & Oats, Sade and Tony! Toni! Toné! to Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and John Legend, the saxophonist-flutist mines hits from decades past to present on her sophomore album, “Live2Love,” which will be released November 5th by L2L Records.

New Christmas Release: Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. | “Christmas Made For Two” (Coming Nov. 5th, 2013)

Christmastime Will Be a Whirlwind for
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.
Entertainer releases new Christmas CD and book and kicks off holiday tour with stops across USA and China.
(PRWE October 31, 2013 – The next two months are going to be non-stop for Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent.

Leela James to Release New Single Feat. Anthony Hamilton, “Say That” on Oct. 29th | WATCH OFFICIAL VIDEO!

R&B/Soul Singer-Songwriter LEELA JAMES Set To Release New Single “SAY THAT” Featuring Anthony Hamilton October 29
New York, NY (October 23, 2013) – R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James announces the release of her new single “Say That” featuring Anthony Hamilton.

New Christmas Release: Nnenna Freelon & The John Brown Big Band | “Christmas” (Coming Nov. 12th, 2013) | LISTEN!

New Release:
Nnenna Freelon & The John Brown Big Band
(Brown Boulevard Records)
Street Date November 12, 2013
Nnenna Freelon’s mother was a lover of Christmas – the story, the anticipation, the excitement, but most of all, the gathering of her family around her. In her passing, she left her daughter with a gift that has resulted in a dream fulfilled and a holiday album that will extend a mother’s love of Christmas to listeners everywhere.

NAJEE to Release New Album “The Morning After – A Musical Love Journey” on Oct. 22nd, 2013 | LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “In The Mood To Take It Slow” feat Meli’sa Morgan!!

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Urban/Contemporary Jazz Saxman
Returns With New CD
“The Morning After –
A Musical Love Journey”
on Oct 22, 2013

You can always count on Contemporary Jazz saxophonist Najee to deliver a plate full of tasty, urban jazz morsels. Year in – year out. Considering the accolades and achievements he has received from over the years:

Jazz Vocalist Gretchen Parlato to Release New CD/DVD, “Live In NYC” on Oct. 8th, 2013

Vocalist Gretchen Parlato Celebrates 10 Years in
New York City with a Mesmerizing Live Album & Companion DVD,
Live in NYC, Available October 8 on ObliqSound
Album Exemplifies Live Evolution of Parlato’s
Staple Songs Since Their Original Recordings
In the ten years since her arrival in New York City, Gretchen Parlato has emerged as one of the most inventive and mesmerizing vocalists of her generation. In an artful communion of space, texture and a genre-bending repertoire, she has introduced a musical sea-change, making the power of subtlety front and center in jazz.

Look Out for Jon Batiste & Stay Human’s New CD, “Social Music” on Oct. 15th, 2013 | WATCH VIDEO!

Jon Batiste & Stay Human to Release New CD
“Social Music”
on Oct. 15th, 2013
26 year old, Music prodigy, Louisiana native Jonathan Batiste drops back into the urban music scene with the forthcoming release, “Social Music” featuring his band Stay Human (Eddie Harbash – Sax; Ibanda Ruhumbika – Tuba; Joe Saylor – Percussion).