Posts Tagged ‘Darius Brooks’

Chicago’s Tommies Reunite For Live Recording and DVD

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

through-god-s-eyesTCSIn a year that gave utterance to the reunions of Tye Tribbett and GA and Bishop Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship Crusade Choir, the Divine has sanctioned the reunion of one of America’s most beloved choir’s, Reverend Milton Brunson’s Tommies.  The Chicago based ensemble dominated Gospel music with soul stirring and heartfelt performances introducing the world to Tina Watson, Kim McFarland, Leanne Fainne, Percy Bady, Tyrone Block, Tommy Stewart, Ethel Holloway and many others.  Their albums became the new hymnbook with such masterpieces as Lord, Im Available To You, There Is No Way, Cleansed By The Blood, He’s Still Good, He Cares, If I Be Lifted, My Mind’s Made Up, Over and Over and the list goes on.

On August 29th, all roads will lead to the New Faith Baptist Church outside of Chicago for the Tommies Reunion Live CD and DVD Recording.  The momentous occasion pairs singers some old and new with the Tommies’ unique Dream Team  of Darius Brooks, Percy Bady, Steve Huff, Kevin Brunson, Tyrone Block, Al Willis and Richard Gibbs for a night of healing through the power of anointed music.

Check out the Tommies Reunion website for ticket, hotel info and other details.

Donny Hathaway Anthology Box Set Releases November 12th

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

The life and mDonny+Hathaway+Never+My+Love+TheAnthologyusic of Donny Hathaway is celebrated in Never My Love, The Anthology available in stores nationwide on November 12th. Included in the set are 3 gospel flavored tracks, namely Thank You Master (For My Soul), Lord Help Me and Come Ye Disconsolate, a duet from Hathaway’s successful music partnership with Roberta Flack.

Hathaway’s gospel roots run deep as his first musical experiences evolved from being a part of the church choir under the watchful eye of his grandmother in St. Louis. Hathaway continued a close affiliation with gospel music, producing and writing for Albertina Walker and the Caravans. Hathaway’s impact on gospel music is felt and heard in the varied covers of his music by Keith Pringle, Marvin Sapp, Darius Brooks, Richard Smallwood and Ted & Sheri. His daughter, Lalah continues to wow audiences with recent appearances on Donald Lawrence’s chart topping Best For Last CD.

 

Central City Productions Celebrates 40 Years

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Central City Productions, Inc. (CCP) celebrates 40 years as the leading provider of syndicated African American television programming with a star studded event at Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History on Thursday, September 9th

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