That pianist Mark Etheredge appears smiling on the cover of his new contemporary jazz album, “Love Planet,” offering roses – his songs – to the world is a triumphant story of resilience. Since the title track of his last album, 2016’s “Connected,” landed him at No. 6 on the Billboard singles chart, the keyboardist slipped
Chart-topping jazz/R&B sax player Boney James released his new single “Bring It Back”, featuring critically acclaimed composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger, and trumpeter, Dontae Winslow. The track is the first release from James’ forthcoming 18th studio album, Detour, out September 23rd on Concord Records. The new 10-song collection is a subtle stylistic turn that builds on the commercial success of 2020’s Solid, James’ highest charting release
Jazz Funk Soul’s new and fourth recording, Forecast, (Shanachie Entertainment, August 5, 2022) will once again show off their magnetic chemistry and inspired performances. At the core of the trio’s allure is their genuine camaraderie, which is anchored by each member’s passion to create. “All of us love music, especially Jazz, not to mention Funk and
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Angélique Kidjo’s new album with Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf represents something of a demotion. Earlier this year she starred in an original theatrical production created with … Read More “Angélique Kidjo/Ibrahim Maalouf: Queen of Sheba (Mi’ster Productions)” The post Angélique Kidjo/Ibrahim Maalouf: Queen of Sheba (Mi’ster Productions) appeared first on JazzTimes.
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Award-winning Gospel artiste and choir leader, Gbenga Oke returns with a new worship single that depicts the posture of his heart. The song titled “ALL NATIONS WORSHIP” was recorded live in Dallas, Texas, USA and it features Ivorian-born Leslie Muitapayi. According to Gbenga Oke, the song was received while preparing for his annual worship event
Sensational gospel songstress, Yoyo Michael, and DJ Ernesty team up yet again for a new single titled “Moving Forward“. The sizzling hot prophetic song brings the heat on an infectious groove that fuses Amapiano, Pop, and Contemporary gospel for a party jam. it’s a Must Listen! “Moving Forward” is a prophetic declaration that inspires faith