Posts Tagged ‘Doug Williams’

The Williams Singers Join The Blackberry Records Family

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Williams SingersThe Williams Singers, the Indy based quartet sensation joins the ranks of The Williams Brothers as they announce their being signed to Blackberry Records.  Doug
Williams, President & CEO of the label said, “Adding this awesome group of brothers to the Blackberry roster is a big feather in our cap. They’ve proven to be on the cutting edge
when it comes to their musical style and vocal abilities. They are true anointed men of God!”

Look for a a new single in May and the new album in the late Summer.

McDonalds Inspiration Celebration Tour Celebrates 10 Years

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Donald-Lawrence-2011-2Donald Lawrence returns in the post of music director as McDonalds gears up to celebrate the tenth season of its Inspiration Celebration tour.  The multi city event will cover 13 markets including Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Greensboro, Houston, Jackson, Los Angeles, Memphis, Philadelphia, Raleigh, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Fans can expect to hear the glorious sounds of the incomparable Karen Clark Sheard, Bishop Marvin Sapp, Jonathan McReynolds, Doug Williams, Canton Jones and Pastor Charles Jenkins.  Lonnie Hunter returns as host this year, complimented by the comedy antics of Christian Comedienne Small Fire.

“This tour has been a staple in the African American community for ten years. It is an honor to be part of this year’s lineup,” said Bishop Marvin Sapp. “Gospel music inspires, uplifts AND empowers like no other music can. I am proud to join my peers and friends in supporting the work of the Ronald McDonald House Charities while bringing joy, hope and encouragement to Gospel music fans around the country.”

Totally 4 Him Shares The Love of Quartet With Stan Jones and Doug Williams

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Who said Quartet was being diminished? Adding to its continuation and expansion now comes contemporary quartet Totally 4 Him, making impact with their new single All We Need Is Love.  For the single, the group calls on assistance from veteran quartet legend Doug Williams and award winning producer Stan Jones with the end result being something they call “Quartemporary”.Totally4him

T4H is made up of two sets of brothers, Carlos and Michael Harvey Jr (Turk), and Dante and Jesse Eady.  The group is in the studio working on finalizing their CD which is scheduled for an early 2015 release. 

Williams Brothers Matriarch Passes

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Mother Williams

GOSPELflava joins others mourning the passing of Mrs. Amanda “MOM” Williams, mother of Doug and Melvin Williams of The Williams Brothers, Huey Williams of The Jackson Southernaires, Minister Leonard Williams, and the late Frank Williams of The Mississippi Mass Choir, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Funeral services are as follows:

Friday, September 5, 2014

Visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Craft Funeral Home, 210 Martin Luther King Drive, McComb, Mississippi 39648

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Pine Grove M. B. Church, 3160  Highway 98 West, Summit, Mississippi 39666

Homegoing Service starts promptly at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Grove M. B. Church, 3160 Highway 98 West, Summit, Mississippi 3966

Interment immediately following the service at Rose Hill M. B. Church Cemetery, 9560 Highway 98 East, Meadville, Mississippi 39653

 

Lee Williams and The Williams Brothers Team Up For My Brothers Keeper 2

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

BK2Cover We are accustomed to keeping up with the Joneses (where is Stan Jones, by the way?), but today, our attention is solely focused on the Williams(es).  Lee Williams and the Spiritual QCs and The Williams Brothers team up for the second installment of My Brother’s Keeper hitting the streets on February 5th.  Lee Williams and The Williams Brothers represent two of the biggest names in the idiom of quartet music in the gospel genre.  Fresh from their 2012 Stellar Award for Quartet of the Year, Melvin, Doug and Henry continue the tradition of quartet gospel in grand fashion and Lee Williams, highly regarded as the “Cool Gent of Quartet” lays hold to all the power and the glory of singing the gospel.  Be sure to look for this CD in stores next week.

In the Studio with The Williams Brothers

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Finally some Quartet News for 2013!!!!  Stan Jones tweeted last week of a project coming from The Williams Brothers (Melvin, Doug and Henry Green) along with Lee Williams (no relation) and the Spiritual QCs entitled My Brother’s Keeper II.

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More Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs from David Frazier

Monday, December 10th, 2012

David Frazier has been involved in music ministry for well over 2 decades and has written and recorded over 80 songs.  His compositions can be found on recordings from the likes of Yolanda Adams, Karen Clark Sheard, Pastor Shirley Caesar and Bishop Paul S. Morton.  David has written over twenty songs for Bishop Hezekiah Walker’s Love Fellowship Choir including the Smash hit and modern day church standard, “I Need You To Survive”.

Today, David is traveling across the country doing workshops and teaching music from his Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs series.  The current release, Destiny is the fourth volume in this critically acclaimed series and features performances from Lisa Page Brooks, Doug Williams, Lawrence Matthews, Jonathan Dubose and others. The radio single, God is Doing Something Wonderful (in Me) is blessing churches and congregations across the country. David has also authored Send For Me a Minstrel, a book geared to address issues for thosse who serve in music ministry.  Both Volume 4 of the Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs and Send Me a Minstrel are available now at DavidFrazierMusic.com