‘The Amazing Nina Simone': a tumultuous tale, well told
After Trayvon Martin was fatally shot three years ago in Sanford, Fla., a song from the civil-rights era, “Mississippi...
Blue Note to release benefit album “Detroit Jazz City”
Blue Note Records has announced the December 4 release of Detroit Jazz City, a compilation album that simultaneously spotlights the past and present of one of America’s great jazz cities while also serving as a benefit album for the organization Focus: HOPE. All proceeds from the album will be... Read more
Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy and Dial Recordings available on Vinyl
Savoy Jazz has reissued their Grammy nominated collection of jazz pioneer Charlie Parker’s seminal recordings from the 1940’s, “CHARLIE PARKER: THE COMPLETE SAVOY AND DIAL STUDIO RECORDINGS” on 180 gram vinyl in a 10 LP set.  The historic collection produced and compiled by Orrin Keepnews, captures Charlie “Bird” Parker... Read more
Travel Channel Runs Around The World With Rev Run In All-New Series
International hip-hop artist and Run-DMC front man Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons has traveled the world with bandmates and friends. Now, he is ready to take on the world in a new way – with his family. Rev, along with his wife, Justine, and their kids, 18-year-old Russy and 7-year-old... Read more
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Acquires Rights To Sammy Davis, Jr. Bio
Entertainment Studios, Inc., which produces and distributes 38 television programs worldwide, making it one of the largest independent producers/distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations and owner of eight 24-hour HD cable networks, proudly announces its acquisition of the global media rights to DECONSTRUCTING SAMMY, Matt Birkbeck’s... Read more
Kathy Sledge To Release New Single “Keep It Movin'” On December 1
KATHY SLEDGE will release her much anticipated new single titled KEEP IT MOVIN’ on iTunes and all digital platforms on December 1. The song was first released as an Aristofreeks feat. Kathy Sledge EDM single on Pacific Electronic Music last Fall, hitting #2 on the Billboard Club chart.  The GRAMMY® nominated artist collaborated with producer/duo... Read more