Nathan East and a star-studded cast revisit one of Earth, Wind and Fire’s greatest Billboard Top 100 hits
Two years removed from his Grammy-nominated, self-titled debut release, Nathan East returns to honor some of urban music’s greatest achievements with the upcoming release in January 2017, Reverence (Yamaha Entertainment). The latest single from this multi-instrumentalist and composer, “Serpentine Fire,” pays a terrific homage to one the greatest funk/R&B ensembles, Earth, Wind & Fire.
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.
Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of the Magic of Johnny Mathis with Essential Releases Planned for 2017
Johnny Mathis 60th and 61st Anniversary Tour Dates 2016-2017 Announced
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce an ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration of the enduring musical achievements of Johnny Mathis (who first signed with Columbia in 1955) with definitive catalog and archival releases set for 2017 and beyond.
Multi-Genre Songtress Alyson Williams
Releases First-Ever Christmas Song
Available NOW on iTunes and Amazon!
Celebrating over 25 years in music and entertainment, multi-genre songtress Alyson Williams releases her first Christmas single, “Happy Holiday” and her first recording in ten years. Written by Williams and produced with longtime collaborator Herb Middleton, the single also features acclaimed saxophonist Dean James.
Pastor Charles Jenkins lifts up the importance of family, fun and faith on his solo single, “Christmas Music”
Available NOW on Amazon!
It’s all about the joy as Charles Jenkins (Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago) steers in a different yet welcome musical turn for a fresh original holiday track, “Christmas Music.” Jenkins’ solo single for his moniker, Inspired People, drops a very lively accompanying video that smoothly blends a deep bumping urban beats and nineties’ old school attitude.
Actor/Vocalist Karl Bynes waxes his debut single with an inviting gospel/R&B/jazz flair on the holiday classic, “Christmas Time is Here”
For those YouTube devotees, Karl Bynes is a regular contributor with several videos filmed at intimate New York establishments and an audition for Adult Simba in The Lion King. Theater goers may have also noticed his acting chops with the sketch comedy, Satire Off Broadway, depicting life in the Big Apple.
THE WARDLAW BROTHERS Team Up With The Rose Of Gospel DORINDA CLARK-COLE On New Single Release “Highest Praise”
Gospel Music’s favorite band of brothers THE WARDLAW BROTHERS (TWB5) have been in the studio over the past year working diligently to deliver an epic follow up to their 2013 GOD’S BEEN THERE album which boasted hits “Thank You”, “Somewhere Listening” and their Billboard Top 20 Radio quartet inspired hit “Right Now Lord”.
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.
The MIAMI MASS CHOIR Returns After 15 Years With A Powerful New Album
MIAMI MASS CHOIR LIVE: At The Adrienne Arsht Center
In 1995, at the suggestion of Rev. Milton Biggham (Executive Producer of SAVOY Records), Pastor Marc Cooper sent out a clarion call for singers to come together to form a new Choir. More than 100 of South Florida’s gifted singers, songwriters and musicians responded and organized THE MIAMI MASS CHOIR.