Posts Tagged ‘James Hall and Worship and Praise’

The Passing of Tunesha Crispell

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

tunesha crispellGOSPELflava joins others around the country mourning the passing of Tunesha Crispell.  Crispell is known for her stellar work as lead singer with James Hall and Worship and Praise and her outstanding solo debut Just As I Am.

Crispell chronicled her cancer journey as seen in the video below.  Exhibiting great bravery, Tunesha fought hard in her ongoing battle with cancer and won many times.  While deeply saddened by her passing, we are lifting up her son Melvin Crispell III and other family members during this time.

The Works Of Melvin Crispell Celebrated

Friday, May 30th, 2014

We are at WARWhile remembered for his work with A-list artists such as James Hall, Tye Tribbett and Hezekiah Walker, Melvin Crispell was involved in dozens of independent projects, many of which we have reviewed and listed below:

Tunesha Crispell, Just As I Am

United Voices in Praise, Abide With Me

Cheryl James & Voices of Worship, Live

Lorraine Stancil, Holy Is the LambJust as I am

Tony Moore & Jehovah’s Chosen

Jason Hendrickson, Let Your Mercies

Bishop Andrew J. Ford II and The Anointed Voices of Ford Memorial Temple,
Live At Ford Memorial

James Hall & Worship and Praise, We Are At War
Rev. Timothy Wright & The NY Fellowship Reunion Choir II,
Live in New York

James Hall & Worship and Praise, Live at Foxwoods


Tye Tribbett & G.A., StandOUT

Hezekiah Walker & The LFCC, Family Affair

Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Choir, Family Affair II – Live at Radio City Music Hall

Catching Up with Bettina Pennon

Friday, December 7th, 2012

If you live anywhere near the vicinity of Brooklyn, New York, then you are more than likely exposed to the vocal stylings of the incomparable Evangelist Bettina Pennon Dowtin.  Tina, as she is affectionately known burst on the scene as the lead for So Send I You with the FAW (Frank Anthone White) Celebration Choir and followed that with an appearance on James Hall’s Worship and Praise CD singing I Want To Go There.  She has been tearing up churches for quite a while now and is readying for the release of her very own solo CD produced by Derrick Wright in the Spring of 2013.  It is something you’ll want to look out for

For a little bit of nostalgia, here’s So Send I You