It is now official. Ricky Dillard and New G will celebrate their silver anniversary with a Reunion Concert in the Gospel Music Captial of Chicago. Mark your calendars for August 31st. This is one event you won’t want to miss this. GOSPELflava will bring you all of the exciting details.
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Todd Dulaney has been on our watchlist for some time now. Tonight, he celebrates the national release of Pulling Me Through, his solo debut offering. The official CD Release concert takes place at Dr. Bill Winston’s Living Word Christian Center in the suburbs of Chicago, where Dulaney serves as worship leader. The CD is available now in stores and via digital download
Now just in case you haven’t experienced him in worship, here’s your chance
Arrangements have been made for the services celebrating the life of Cleotha Staples (pictured on the left), founding member of the Staple Singers. Viewing takes place Thursday February 28, 2013 @ 6:00 PM at Leak & Sons Funeral Home, 7838 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619. The funeral services will be held on Friday March 1, 2013 @ 10:00 AM at Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W 95th Street, Chicago, IL 60628. The burial will follow immediately at Oakwood Cemetery, 1035 E 67th Street, Chicago, IL 60680. Ms. Staples will be buried in the Staples family plot alongside her father, Roebuck “Pops” Staples; her mother, Oceola Staples; and her sister, Cynthia Staples
Let’s just count 2013 as an anniversary year – Take 6, Mississippi Mass, Donald Lawrence and Tri City Singers and adding to the list Ricky Dillard and the New Generation Chorale. Ricky Dillard and New G has been a “gospel force to be reckoned with” with ground breaking performances on the PBS special Going Home to Gospel with Patti LaBelle and their much talked about Stellar Awards “cat walk”. This Chicago based choral aggregation continues to set a standard for gospel music. Plans are in the works for a celebration event with additional details to follow.
Recognized the world over for his original composition (Lord, I’m ) Available To You, GOSPELflava played catch up with GRAMMY Award winning singer/songwriter Carlis L Moody Jr. (more…)
Dexter Walker and Zion Movement now carries the distinction of being “America’s Best Gospel Choir” as the Chicago based group was named the grand prize winner of the Verizon Wireless How Sweet the Sound Competition. (more…)
So you’ve always thought you had a musical gift that the world really needs to hear? Well, a chance to be a part of the elite group known as Sunday Best is available to you as the BET hit show hosted by Kirk Franklin announces auditions in Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta and Houston. Additional information about locations and times are forthcoming. Check out the schedule below
GOSPELflava and the Gospel Community is saddened with news of the passing of renowned musician, singer and songwriter Elder George Jordan of Chicago, Illinois.
A native of Detroit Michigan, Jordan moved to Chicago in 1960 and accepted the position of Minister of Music for the Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Maceo Woods. He would go on to lead the famed Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir for more than 40 years. (more…)
Thursday, December 27, 2012 – 7:00 P.M.
Friday, December 28, 2012 –
10:00 AM Visitation
11:00 AM Service
All services will be held at:
Apostolic Church of God
6320 South Dorchester Avenue Chicago, IL 60637
Malaco Music Group’s DA Johnson announced the signing of Kevin Vasser to the Malaco Music Group roster. Vasser currently serves as Director of Worship and Arts for Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church of Chicago and is featured on Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago’s Best of Both World’s CD.
With a full project slated for release in 2013, radio will have the lead single, “Only You Can Deliver” featuring DeWayne Woods very shortly. The single and the project was produced by Kevin along with help from Phillip Feaster