Joey DeFrancesco: April 10, 1971- August 25, 2022
Soul Singer Donny Gerrard Has Passed Away at Age of 75
LEAD SINGER OF SKYLARK’S 1972 CLASSIC “WILDFLOWER”
HAS PASSED AWAY AT AGE OF 75
Donny Gerrard, the smooth soul singer who was lead vocalist of David Foster’s band Skylark on their 1972 classic “Wildflower,” has passed away at the age of 75. He had been under hospice care for cancer at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. “Our dear brother Donny passed away early this morning at home, peacefully, surrounded by family,” said Adam Ayers of Red Light Management.
Hammond B3 Organ Legend Dr. Lonnie Smith Dies at 79
HAMMOND B3 ORGAN LEGEND DR. LONNIE SMITH DIES AT 79
Blue Note Records is saddened to announce the passing of Hammond B3 organ legend and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. Smith died today of at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was 79 years old. His death was confirmed by his manager Holly Case. The cause was pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of his life and music will be planned in New York City.
The Chick Corea Tribute Special | Streaming Now on Scientology Network
TRIBUTE SPECIAL HONORING
JAZZ LEGEND CHICK COREA TO STREAM ON SCIENTOLOGY NETWORK
Celebrating the life and incomparable musical genius of Chick Corea, Scientology Network presents a 3-hour tribute special, including two full-length documentaries, chronicling his legacy with highlights of his storied career and a never-before-seen performance.
Legendary Jazz Pianist Chick Corea Dies at 79
“Billie: The Original Soundtrack” to be Released on Nov. 13th, 2020 | WATCH VIDEO!
OFFICIAL COMPANION SOUNDTRACK TO UPCOMING DOCUMENTARY “BILLIE” ABOUT THE LEGENDARY BILLIE HOLIDAY TO BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 13 VIA VERVE/UMe
Los Angeles – September 29, 2020 – Verve/UMe will release the official companion soundtrack for the anticipated documentary, Billie, about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday on November 13.
New Whitney Houston Biopic “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” Coming Soon
ANOTHER PROMISING BIOPIC IS COMING: WHITNEY HOUSTON
It’s official, one of the most memorable voices the music has ever had to offer is having a Biopic. Titled “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”, the production for the film has already begun with an amazing crew that we hope gives us Whitney the tribute that she deserves.
Jazz Legend Charlie Parker Honored With Global Bird 100 Centennial Celebration
INFLUENTIAL, CENTRAL ARCHITECT OF BEBOP HONORED WITH NEW MUSIC RELEASES, FESTIVALS, TRIBUTE TOUR, EXCLUSIVE ART, GRAPHIC NOVEL AND SPECIAL EVENTS EXPLORING HIS EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY AND TRAILBLAZING CAREER
CELEBRATION KICKS OFF THIS MONTH WITH LIMITED EDITION VINYL REISSUE OF RARE RECORDING, THE MAGNIFICENT CHARLIE PARKER, FOR RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The incomparable life and extraordinary, trailblazing career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920).
“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.