When it comes to musical legends, they don’t get much bigger than David Porter. The renowned songwriter and producer is a cornerstone of historic Stax Records. His songs, many co-written by fellow legend Isaac Hayes, drove Stax to the top … Continue reading Stax Legend David Porter Enlightens On “The Classics”
Pedro Bell, the artist responsible for numerous Funkadelic and George Clinton album covers, has died. Both Clinton and bassist Bootsy Collins confirmed the news on social media, though a cause of death was not announced. “We lost the Master Mind behind the Graphic’s [sic] & Artwork … Continue reading Funkadelic Cover Artist Pedro Bell Has Died
Here are 24 more tracks from the deep reserves of Kent/Modern ’60s and early ’70s soul. The selection is a thorough cross-section of the company’s favored stylings – blues, funk, straight soul, jazz-tinged ballads and deep wailers along with a … Continue reading Music News: Los Angeles Soul Volume 2: Kent-Modern’s Black Tracks 1963-1971
Eighty-five years after he was born and 35 years since his death, soul music legend Jackie Wilson will receive a pair of honors next month. On Sept. 4 the Detroit-born singer — whose hits include “Reet Petite” and “Lonely Teardrops” (co-written by … Continue reading Soul Music Legend Jackie Wilson Finally Receives Walk Of Fame Star
Article By Howard Duke Grover Washington Jr. made a trip to the great northwest and heard a funk band that the world needed to know about. Washington connected the band with the Crusaders’ Wayne Henderson who helped the land a … Continue reading Music News: Legendary Funk Band Pleasure Is Back!
Innocent – Alexander O’Neal Album: Alexander O’Neal (1985) “Innocent” is a song written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O’Neal, whose original version was released as his first solo single in 1985 on Tabu Records. The single … Continue reading A History Of R&B/Soul Songwriters: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Part 2 (1985)
Japanese smooth jazz unit Urban Groove Session have released their debut album Urban Groove Session featuring Miho Terachi (sax), and Taichi Minagawa (guitars). This group offers high quality sound from dance-able to smooth jazz music. Continue reading Young Musicians: Smooth Jazz Duo “Urban Groove Session”
The 29-city, North American tour will kick off on October 17 in Columbia, South Carolina at Township Auditorium. Tasia and co. will hit major cities in the U.S. including Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, New Orleans and Houston. The tour will … Continue reading Fantasia has announced “The Sketchbook Tour” with special guests Robin Thicke, Tank and The Bonfyre.
Article From DJ Julia Vieira Nascido e criado na Zona Norte de São Paulo, Everton Araujo de Sousa, é conhecido na cena hip-hop como DJ Tiguira, a paixão pela música já vem de berço, influenciado pelo pai que na época … Continue reading DJ Tiguira Returns With New Project, “Podcast Travel Musical Sessions”