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New Music – 2021

Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B Band Tower of Power to Release New Collection “50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater – Oakland, CA – June 2018” on March 26th, 2021


 
Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B Band Tower of Power
Celebrates 50 Years with a Star-studded Homecoming Concert
at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA
 
50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
June 2018 Due Out March 26, 2021 via Artistry Music/Mack Avenue
Music Group
 
Over the course of two memorable evenings in June 2018, legendary soul-funk-R&B outfit Tower of Power returned to Oakland, the city that started it all, to celebrate its landmark 50th anniversary with a few thousand friends, family and fans.

Shirley Murdock Releases New Single “People Get Ready” | WATCH LYRIC VIDEO!


 
Shirley Murdock gears up in delivering a soulful, timeless gem from the past with “People Get Ready”
 
“A Change is Gonna Come,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, “People Get Ready.” When these stirring songs that keep gravitating listeners and artists through its enduring musical history, that further elevates their own legacy. In the case of the later title, this Curtis Mayfield composition balances the awareness of fervent social change and a gospel message of hope.

R&B Singer Akeylah Simone Releases New Single “Black Is Beautiful” | LISTEN!


 
Rising Soul/R&B Singer, Akeylah Simone, Celebrates Her Heritage and Black History Month On New Single “Black Is Beautiful”
 
New York, NY – February 23, 2021 – Virginia based Soul artist, Akeylah Simone, was presented with an opportunity to create a song for a local contest. The COVID pandemic, coupled with civil rights activism across the country, turned her project into an open letter to the Country, and the result is beautiful, emotional and deeper than Akeylah ever planned.

Singer Alvin Garrett to Perform “It Starts In The Heart” at The 56th Annual Selma Bridge Crossing on March 7th, 2021


 
GRAMMY-NOMINATED SONGWRITER ALVIN GARRETT TO PERFORM POWERFUL AND POIGNANT SONG “IT STARTS IN THE HEART” AS THE OPENING TO THE HISTORIC 56TH ANNUAL SELMA BRIDGE CROSSING (3/7)
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) – Grammy-nominated Songwriter Alvin Garrett will perform his poignant and powerful, self-penned song “It Starts In The Heart,” as the opening to the 56th annual Selma Bridge Crossing, one of the largest annual Civil Rights Commemoration events in the world, happening on on Sunday, March 7th at 2 p.m. CST.

R&B Singer Bobby V Returns with New Single “Reply” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! Announces National Tour for 2021 – Launches New Label & New Album “The Appetizer” (Coming in Spring 2021)


 
MULTI-PLATINUM GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEE BOBBY V
RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE “REPLY”
 
(Atlanta, GA): Multi-platinum R&B singer and Grammy Award nominee, Bobby V (formerly Valentino), has announced the release of his new single, “REPLY,” the launch of his Atlanta-based independent label, Veltree Music Group (VMG), and a forthcoming tour that kicks off Spring 2021.

James Brandon Lewis’ Red Lily Quintet to Release New Album “Jesup Wagon” on May 7th, 2021


 
James Brandon Lewis Continues To Shatter Expectations on Powerful New Quintet Set, Jesup Wagon (TAO Forms), Paying Homage to George Washington Carver, with Liner Notes by the Noted Historian Robin D.G. Kelley
 
Voted Rising Star Tenor Saxophonist in the 2020 Down Beat Magazine International Critic’s Poll, James Brandon Lewis supercharges his remarkable evolution on the New York jazz scene with Jesup Wagon, a brilliant and evocative appreciation of the life and legacy of turn-of-the-19th century African-American renaissance man George Washington Carver.

Bassist Julian Vaughn Releases New Album “Chapters of Love” | LISTEN to New Single “Sway”!


 
Bassist Julian Vaughn Releases New Album “Chapters of Love”
 
Jazz Bassist Julian Vaughn comes back to the scene with a brand new project entitled “Chapters of Love,” coming to us courtesy from Trippin N’ Rhythm Records. The Bass Supreme drops 11 tracks of flavor, reminiscent to his previous albums in the contemporary jazz spectrum. Lead single “Sway” is already making it’s run around the internet.

Bob Baldwin to Release New Project “NewUrbanJazz 3: An UrbanSmooth Suite” on Feb. 26th, 2021


 
Bob Baldwin to Release “NewUrbanJazz 3 / An UrbanSmooth Suite”
 
What is NewUrbanJazz? By definition, it is:
A gumbo of contemporary jazz, Urban, R&B and Brazilian/Caribbean genres
 
Bob Baldwin’s 32nd studio offering is a musically unplanned birth that was caused by a simple
procedure…Stay-at-home orders.

Motown Gospel Signs Kelly Price | Set to Release New EP “Grace” on April 2nd, 2021 | WATCH NEW LYRIC VIDEO!


 
MOTOWN GOSPEL SIGNS NINE-TIME GRAMMY® NOMINATED SINGER/SONGWRITER KELLY PRICE
 
New Gospel EP ‘Grace’ Available for Pre-order Today
 
Nashville, TN (February 19, 2021)— Motown Gospel, in joint venture with SANG GIRL! Inc., announces the signing of iconic singer and songwriter Kelly Price, as she readies the release of her new gospel project, Grace, on April 2, 2021. The 6-track EP is available for pre-order now, with the lead single, “Grace,” and an accompanying lyric video out today.

Saxophonist Michael Lington to Release New Album “Alone Together: The Duets” on March 26th, 2021 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
SAXOPHONE GREAT MICHAEL LINGTON
FINDS THE SILVER LINING IN LOCKDOWN!
ASSEMBLES ARTIST FRIENDS FOR INNOVATIVE STAGEIT WEEKLY CONCERTS RESULTING IN UNIQUE NEW ALBUM
ALONE TOGETHER SET FOR MARCH 26, 2021 RELEASE
PEAK RECORDS/BFD/THE ORCHARD
 
Album of Duets Features Dave Koz, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Kenny Lattimore, Chris Walker, Sy Smith, Nick Colionne, Billy Dean, Dorian Holley and season 1 winner of The Voice, Javier Colon
 
(Los Angeles, Feb. 19, 2021) What do you do when you can’t hit the road in 2020? You turn your home studio into a premiere virtual performance destination with a popular ongoing series of weekly shows on the StageIt Platform, invite your musical friends to be your guests, record all the performances, and a year later release an extraordinary album of duets Alone Together.