Posts Tagged ‘Keith Wonderboy Johnson’

Keith Wonderboy Johnson Takes It Day By Day

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Among the new and noteworthy music released in JulyWonderboy is a 5 song EP from quartet favorite Keith Wonderboy Johnson entitled Day By Day.  With music from Rick Robinson, Bobby Jeffreyes and Walter Smith, Keith gives us just enough to whet our appetite until the full project is released.  The EP is available on iTunes.

Pastor David Wright-Continuing Wright Traditions

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Tim Wright The late Reverend Timothy Wright was a gospel music supernova and is well remembered for the charm and uniquely warm spirit he exhibited as a choir director, preacher,  singer, composer and musician.  Reverend Wright knew how to get what he wanted out of a choir and a soloist and songs like Who’s On the Lord’s Side, Come Thou Almighty King, He is Risen (Let’s Celebrate), Jesus Will and many others  still resonate in churches, from street side storefronts to massive cathedrals across the country, even today.  In 1993, RevereDavid Wrightnd Wright called together a few of his friends including Donnie McClurkin and Hezekiah Walker  for the recording of the New York Fellowship Mass Choir.  The hugely successful project was followed up in 2003 with NYFMC 2 featuring  Professor James Hall, Keith Wonderboy Johnson, Valerie Boyd, David Bratton and others.  Picking up his father’s mantle some ten years later, Pastor David Wright has issued a call for 500 voices to form the New York Fellowship Mass Choir – Next Generation honoring the legacy of the work his dad began over 20 years ago.     Recording dates have been set for June 8th and 9th in Brooklyn. This is sure to be one of the memorable musical events of 2013.

EMI Gospel Signs Keith Wonderboy Johnson

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The EMI Gospel Family continues to grow with the recent signing of Keith Wonderboy Johnson to the label.

 

EMI Gospel’s Vice President/General Manager, Larry Blackwell (a huge fan of quartet music and Keith Wonderboy Johnson) had this to say: “Today’s signing of Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson demonstrates EMI Gospel’s long-term commitment of recording the best of today’s contemporary and traditional gospel music. We look forward to expanding Keith’s brand and trademark sound in gospel music’s new era.”

 

With 12 albums released over the past decade, Johnson has delivered major hits delighting quartet music lovers across the nation including “I Just Wanna Be Right,” “Hide Behind the Mountain,” and Send a Revival. He is currently recording a new CD, which will be released by EMI Gospel in April, 2013. The new studio album will combine Johnson’s signature sound with production by award- winning producer Daniel Weatherspoon (Donald Lawrence, VaShawn Mitchell, DeWayne Woods).

 

The Rance Allen Group Celebrated in New Documentary

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

 

Tyscot Music & Entertainment celebrates the over 40 year career of the Rance Allen Group with the November 27th release of  Amazing Grace, a 2 disc set featuring new music from the group and the never-before-seen Rance Allen Group documentary Music Majors.   (more…)