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Sound Check: The TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival In Dallas Hits ...

Love good music and looking for a great getaway during Labor Day Weekend? Well, you definitely should check out the TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival in Dallas, Texas. I traveled to The Big D for the sophomore year of the festival ...
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Sonically Superior: Maestro Damien Sneed Marvels In Marrying Music Genres

He’s church-reared and classically-trained; young maestro Damien Sneed gets to marry the best of both worlds on “The Abyssinian Mass,” a musical opus recorded with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that features Sneed alongside his mentor Wynton Marsalis and ...
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His Harmony: Singer ABIAH Talks “American Idol,” Jussie Smollett, Mariah ...

One named-crooner ABIAH doesn’t just sing for his supper, he also teaches other vocalists how to master the craft of singing for there’s. The Rochester, New York-bred singer boats a five-and-a-half octave range, which gives his enchanting tenor tone the ...
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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Whitney Houston: Where Is The All-Star Tribute CD?

After Luther Vandross suffered a severe stroke on April 16, 2003, jazz label Verve Music also released a tribute album to Vandross. The CD was mixed by Ray Bardani, who recorded and mixed most of Luther’s music over the years. ...
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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott ...

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil ...
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Born Again: BET Bringing Back “Celebration Of Gospel”

The people have spoken and their voices were apparently heard! AlwaysAList.com is happy to report that BET has had a change of heart as it pertains to their annual special “Celebration of Gospel.” After being bombarded with calls to its ...
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The Benediction: BET Cancels “Celebration Of Gospel”

More than 2.6 million total viewers tuned in to BET’s annual special “Celebration of Gospel” when it premiered on April 6, making it the number one gospel/religious telecast on TV for 14 consecutive years. A celebration of faith through music, ...
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India.Arie: Says Grammys Snubbed Kendrick Lamar & Black Music Artists

India.Arie knows a little something about being snubbed by the Grammy Awards. Back in 2002, the Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter/musician was nominated for seven Grammy Awards and walked away with none of them. She actually lost five of the seven awards to ...
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Ruben Studdard: Dropping Pounds & New Music Too

“American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard has dropped over 115 pounds since appearing on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” Now the soul singer has signed with Verve Records and under the direction of David Foster will release a new CD of classic ...