Although AL STRONG is not yet a household name, his newest album, LOVE STRONGER, will surely give him the wide exposure he deserves. Strong is a trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, arranger, and professor of music. He released his debut recording, Love Strong Vol. 1, in 2015. IndyWeek Magazine said, “Though it’s a clean, cool and virtuosic workshop of a record, Strong mostly
Arthur’s Tavern, a former speakeasy jazz bar that was founded in 1937, has reopened after a renovation to retain the West Village venue’s vintage look … Read More “Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City” The post Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City appeared first on JazzTimes.
In its near-century of excellence, The New Yorker has been home to more than its share of tops-in-their-field contributors. There’s E.B. White, with his luminous … Read More “Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper” The post Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper appeared first on JazzTimes.
Art Hirahara is a true thinker and seeker. Over the course of seven previous leader dates on the Posi-Tone imprint, this pianist has made his … Read More “Art Hirahara: Verdant Valley (Posi-Tone)” The post Art Hirahara: Verdant Valley (Posi-Tone) appeared first on JazzTimes.
“You Are My Healer,” is the second single from sonorous vocalist, Naomi Classik, this year following “Chukwu Okike,” which dropped in March. The song expresses total dependence and reliance on God, with life-affirming lyrics. “You are My Healer, you are my keeper, you are my constant friend, I don’t need any other” Naomi expressed in
3x Grammy nominee Brian Courtney Wilson drops a new song, “Always Peace,” along with the performance video exclusively on YouTube. The new track is available today to download/stream on digital platforms. Penning the retro-sounding song with writer and producer Dana Sorey, Wilson offers “Always Peace” as a call for peace in our lives and our circumstances no matter
“GOSPEL RAP IS BACK” affirms 1K Phew on the stage at the 37th Annual Stellar Awards after he and Reach Records label mate and mentor, Lecrae, were awarded Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year for their collaborative album, No Church In A While. While that album pushed the Atlanta rapper to new heights, landing him
Following the successful release of two(2) singles, ‘Mercy Say No’ & ‘God is Good,’ James Tabrita blesses fans with a 7-track body of work in the form of his new EP titled “Edify & Vibe”. The new project from the Afrogospel artiste features guest appearances from MAC T.I.C and Ochysguitar. Available today on digital platforms
The Otis Redding Foundation has announced its plans to celebrate what would be the legendary singer’s 81st birthday. The two-day affair will be held from Sept. 9 through Sept. 10 in Macon, Georgia, where the King of Soul was raised. On Redding’s birthday (Sept. 9), the Foundation will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new
Beyoncé earned her 70th new award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) this month. The 28-time Grammy-winning singer has scored a gold certification for “Break My Soul,” which appears on her seventh number one album Renaissance. The house track, co-written and co-produced by The-Dream and Tricky Stewart, has amassed sales of more than