Saxophonist Sam Taylor Announces Album ‘Let Go’ For October 21

One bright morning last January, saxophonist Sam Taylor started his day by writing down his intentions. It was an important day, the day that he would lead a quintet featuring trumpeter Terell Stafford in the same historic recording studio where John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard and Stanley Turrentine recorded, to track his third album for Cellar Live. Locking in his focus, Taylor’s message to himself


Alicia Keys Earns Nine New RIAA Certifications

Alicia Keys has scored nine new certification updates from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). “Fallin’,” the lead single from her debut album, Songs In A Minor, is now 3x multi-platinum for selling over three million equivalent units. Earlier this year, Songs In A Minor was added to the National Recording Registry.  “If I Ain’t Got


The Isley Brothers and Beyoncé’s ‘Make Me Say It Again, Girl’ Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay Chart

The Isley Brothers (Ronald Isley and Ernie Isley) earn their third No. 1 single on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart as “Make Me Say It Again, Girl,” a re-imagination of their 1975 classic featuring Beyoncé, soars to pole position in the week of Oct. 1. It marks the legendary R&B group’s first chart-topper since “Contagious,”