Singer/Songwriter Miki Howard’s brand-new single, “Number One Fan” is a track off her unique tribute CD
Through the on and off-stage tribulations that shadowed her career, her stunning voice bridging soul and gospel with stunning jazz phrasing has always been appreciated by her audiences. Miki Howard’s defining hit, ”Love Under New Management” (the inspiration for the 2016 autobiographical film of the same name) demonstrated a vocal finesse that produced several albums in the top R&B 100 charts since the mid-eighties.
Janet Jackson’s smash dance video “Make Me” returns remastered
2009 was an historical and emotional year for the Jackson family – sparked by Michael Jackson’s death. And the MTV Video Music Awards dedicated their platform towards this international pop & R&B music phenomenon, including an appearance by yet another global icon Janet Jackson. Shortly afterwards, Janet released the second installment of her artistic songbook, Number Ones.
Contemporary/Urban Jazz Saxophonist Tony Exum Jr. Releases Anticipated New Single “Everything”
It wasn’t too long ago that we heard of the special announcement regarding the signing of Colorado Springs, CO resident, up-and-coming contemporary jazz saxstro Tony Exum, Jr. to well-known record label BSE Recordings. Heavily influenced by the likes of legendary contemporary jazz luminaries Grover Washington, Jr., David Sanborn, George Howard…
Jazz Saxophonist Boney James Drops 2nd Single “Coastin'” feat. Lalah Hathaway
Without missing a step, or shall we say “A Beat” – Boney James returns the favor for his fan base & more by releasing another hot gem from his forthcoming new album “Detour” entitled “Coastin'” featuring Grammy Award winning songstress Lalah Hathaway. Silky, smooth, & sultry…the track sizzles from the very start of the mix, sending urban jazz lovers a special message of whats’ to come from Mr. James’ repertoire of soul-jazz music.
Boney James is Bringing It Back featuring Dontae Winslow as part of James’ upcoming fall release
Boney James has ruled the contemporary jazz world for over three decades sprinkling his funky R&B attitude. For his body of work as a saxophonist, producer and composer, James earned one of the Top 3 Billboard Contemporary Jazz Artists of the Decade in 2009.
Saxophonist Fostina Dixon impresses on Silk Sonic’s “Leave the Door Open”
Once upon a time, the Wilmington, Delaware born woodwind player electrified an Apollo Theater audience with a bluesy saxophone solo of Prince’s masterpiece, “Purple Rain.” Since then, Fostina Dixon has performed at numerous jazz festivals, toured several European countries, and played with a host of superstars including soul icon Marvin Gaye.
Modern day soul man Kem is “Stuck on You” for his latest track
For almost two decades, Kem (AKA Kim Owens) still calls Motown Records his home since the iconic label re-released his independent debut Kemistry in 2003. The Detroit Michigan native who has charted nothing less than top 25 hits from “I Can’t Stop Loving You” to “Lie to Me” continues pumping up romance and relationships with his distinct suave voice.
Brandy sings a song of sorrow entitled “Until My Final Breath” from the ABC TV series Queens
Conquering TV, Movies, Broadway and of course the R&B music world, Brandy Norwood has fully captured the media attention for over 25 years. With her rich, compelling alto that clings to whatever the song dictates, the multi-Billboard Award winner relays the whole story, including all the in between details.
Music legend Mary J Blige greets us with a “Good Morning Gorgeous,” her latest single from the album of the same name coming in 2022
At age 50, Mary J Blige still pours out the passion that always guarantees plenty of sassy, sensitivity, and savvy. Besides her reign of Queen of Hip-Hop Soul all these years since talking about “Real Love” in 1992- backed by numerous top 10’s on the Billboard Album Charts, she adds a nomination for The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to her countless credentials.