Titled Homecoming, it was a television hit, featuring Chaka and a 12-piece band covering songs from her entire career, both solo and as part of Rufus. Now, that show will be commemorated via the BMG label on March 13 with physical releases … Continue reading R&B Music News: On March 13th, Grammy Award-Winning Legend Chaka Khan Will Release Her First-Ever Live Solo Album, "Homecoming".
Will Downing releases Romantique Part 1, the first of two truly unique EPs that celebrate the rich-velvet tones that came before him and set the template for the way he would come to wield his own incredible instrument for decades … Continue reading R&B Music News: Will Downing “Romantique, Part 1” Pays Tribute to Great Baritone Voices Of Isaac Hayes, Barry White and Lou Rawls
Released December 2, 2019, the 32-cut soundtrack is produced by the music supervisors for the documentary, Grammy nominee Dondi Bastone and TunesMap founder G. Marq Roswell. It’s executive produced by Williams and White Horse Pictures CEO Nigel Sinclair and mastered … Continue reading R&B Music News: 2 LP Of HBO Documentary Film ‘The Apollo’
This 10LP collection draws upon a wide range of sources, including many newly-discovered tracks unearthed for the first time from archives located all over the world, such as “Trompin” (jukebox-only release for Cinematone, 1939), “What’cha Know Joe” (undocumented radio performance, … Continue reading Jazz Music News: HITTIN’ THE RAMP: THE EARLY YEARS (1936-1943) is the first large-scale collection of the pivotal early recordings of Nat’s recording career.
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 R&B Music News: Legendary Funk Band Pleasure Is Back!