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"I Donâ€™t Want People To Forget What He Sounded Like"
(December 6, 2019) He was an icon who possessed a legendary voice.Â Al JarreauÂ was the most completely unique vocalist in American recorded music, and he was an American Treasure.
First Listen: Tinashe Wants to â€śKnow Betterâ€ť
December 5, 2019 â€” Tinashe is back. And sheâ€™s not taking prisoners this time.
Tom Browne returns with a Christmas gem
(December 6, 2019) We first got to know trumpeter supreme Tom Browne with his across the board smash song, â€śFunkin For Jamaicaâ€ť back in the day, and we admit weâ€™ve kind of lost track of him over the past few years. But that doesnâ€™t mean he hasnâ€™t been grinding. He is a headliner at smooth jazz concerts around the world and most recently issues the album Legacy three years ago.
First Listen: Summer Dennis & Rhymes are going in "Circles"
(December 4, 2019) Even though we are on the verge of the holiday season, DC Soul/funk duo Summer Dennis and Rhymes wants to keep the warm vibes flowing with their latest EPÂ Second SummerÂ and the lead single, â€śCircles.â€ť Co-written by Summer and Fellow Rhymes member, Bill Moore, it is easy to see why this song has gained significant attention in recent weeks.Â
First Listen: Leon Bridges helps Khruangbin find the "Texas Sun"
(December 3, 2019) KhruangbinÂ andÂ Leon BridgesÂ are pleased to announceÂ Texas Sun, their forthcoming collaborative EP outÂ February 7th on Dead Oceans, in partnership with Columbia Records and Night Time Stories Ltd. In conjunction with todayâ€™s announcement, they present its title track. Over a slowly rolling backbeat and strums of flamenco-style guitar, Bridges sings of the pull the unique Texan landscape can have on you, even from miles away.
First Listen: Tamika Scott of Xscape makes it "Rain"
(December 3, 2019) Tamika Scott is a songwriter as well as a force-of-nature vocalist who rose to fame as a part of Xscape, one of the most beloved R&B groups of the 1990s. It would also not be surprising if she is a music historian. Scott and her sister and fellow Xscape member, LaTocha come from a musical family. Their father, the Rev. Randolf Scott, led an R&B singing group in the 1970s and he made sure that his daughters had technical skill and polish when their time arrived in the mid-1990s.
First Listen: U.N. Jefferson brings the fun on â€śShine On Meâ€ť
(December 2, 2019) Last year, when we discovered Toronto-based R&B band U.N. Jefferson, it was a revelation. With elements of Motown and Stax, the group, fronted by singer/songwriter Ajay Massey, brings the soul but always with a lot of fun.
Jill Scott announces "Who Is Jill Scott?" 20th anniversary tour
(December 2, 2019) For many soul music fans, Jill Scott was the voice of the first decade of the 21st century. And Miss Scott has announced in Billboard Magazine that she will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of her iconic debut album, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Volume 1, with a national tour beginning in February.
World Premiere: Swatkins delivers East Bay funk on "Gotta Give It Away"
(December 2, 2019) Over the past half decade, Portland, Oregon has become one of the most intriguing soul music cities, boasting such up-and-coming talents as Tahirah Memory, Ronnie Wright, Tyrone Hendrix, Jarrod Lawson,Â and, more recently, multi-instrumentalist, Swatkins.