musicians

Joe Pace was talking with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about church and music ministries. He explains why the “rumors about the death of the church choir have been greatly exaggerated.” He also shares the advice he would give to pastors of churches out there who don’t have big budgets but are looking to grow their […]

Also on the project are former NBC executive Teri Weinberg and Rob Pearlstein of Medium. Legend’s production efforts will stem from his company, Get Lifted Film Co.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A new museum in the works for Nashville will aim to expand the public’s idea of what makes the town Music City. The National Museum of African American Music may sound counterintuitive for a city most closely associated with country music, a genre dominated by white performers. But supporters of the new project say the city played an important role in fostering African American music, which in turn influenced the roots of country and many other American genres.

  via:newsone Clarence Clemons’ booming saxophone was a signature sound for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Springsteen describes Clemons as a friend and partner whose talent allowed the band to “tell a story far deeper than those simply contained” in its music. Calling the loss “immeasurable,” Springsteen says on his website that he’s “honored and […]

  via:eurweb Blues-tinged singer Phoebe Snow, a  guitarist and songwriter who had a defining hit of the 1970s with “Poetry Man” but then largely dropped out of the spotlight to care for her disabled daughter, has died. Snow, who was nominated for best new artist at the 1975 Grammys, died Tuesday morning in Edison, N.J., […]