Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn’

Praying for JJ Hairston and Family

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

jjhairston2GOSPELflava extends sympathies to JJ Hairston in the loss of his mother, Evangelist Sandra Johnson. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 20th at the Mt Sinai Cathedral, 1916 Fulton Street in Brooklyn, NY. Visitation begins at 5 and the service of celebration following at 7 pm

Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Joyce Taylor

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Joyce Taylor FuneralThe Gospel community mourns the passing of Dr. Joyce Taylor, lead singer for the famed Institutional Radio Choir. Known for her fiery, evangelistic vocal delivery, Taylor’s voice  rang out on a number of Institutional’s hits including I Feel The Spirit Moving, If You Hold Out, Let’s Go to the Top of the Mountain, Behold and Come Over Here to Stay Lord.


Kirk Whalum Live Recording November 15th

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Grammy winningKirk Whalum instrumentalist Kirk Whalum will record his fourth installment of the ever popular Gospel According to Jazz series on November 15th at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. Joining Kirk for this session are Norman Brown, Rick Braun and Kevin Whalum.

Kirk won a Grammy for Its What I Do featuring Lalah Hathaway from the Gospel According to Jazz Chapter 3 CD.

Read our review of the CD here and catch our 2002 interview with Kirk here

A Celebration of James Hall

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

And as it was that on the first Saturday in the month of December, people would gather from far and away to express appreciation and say thanks to a gospel giant (although small in stature) , namely Professor James Hall.  The meeting place was Brooklyn’s Full Gospel Assembly Church.  Some of the area’s best and brightest were a part of this celebration including Hall’s own Worship and Praise ensemble and the church choir of which he has given dedicated service to over for the last 15 years, the Voices of Citadel.  Also on hand was JaQuan Hall and Spirit of Praise, Bishop Andrew Ford and the Voices of Ford Memorial Temple, Lucinda Moore, Mike Willis and the Called and Sunday Best contestant Michael Lampkin.