Posts Tagged ‘Kurt Carr Singers’

Kurt Carr Singers Live DVD Taping in Memphis

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The city of Memphis will serve as the backdrop for the Live DVD recording for Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers’ Bless This House project.  The recordinKurt Carr DVDg takes place on September 20th at the New Direction Christian Church.  Kurt Carr is getting a little help from his friends Kathy Taylor, Dr. Judith McAllister, Bishop William Murphy and Isaac Carree.  The Kurt Carr Singers is currently impacting radio with the release of their latest single, We’ve Gotta Put Jesus Back.

Vonnie Lopez CD Drops August 27th

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Vonnie LopezVONNIE-PHOTO tweeted the news that her debut solo CD project will bow on August 27th on Riverphlo Entertainment Label.  Lopez’s current single The Name of Jesus is at radio and she continues to tour and wow crowds with the Kurt Carr Singers.

Congrats Vonnie, we can hardly wait.

Shervonne Wells Giving God Glory

Monday, January 28th, 2013

All this KShervonneurt Carr talk made us wonder, where in the WORLD is Shervonne Wells? Well, GOSPELflava found her and we are pleased to report that she is still lifting her voice to give God the glory. (more…)

Gospel Songwriter Elder George Jordan Passes

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

George Jordan

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…)

Vonnie Lopez Sings with Riverphlo Entertainment

Monday, November 19th, 2012

The world became familiar with Vonnie Lopez as Kurt Carr introduced her on his One Church project (Just One Word).   A member of the Kurt Carr Singers since 2003, this singer/songwriter and prolific proclaimer of the Gospel who is just as comfortable being a worshipper as she is being a worship leader, Lopez makes her solo debut on Mano Hanes’ Riverphlo Entertainment label (alongside Andrae Crouch) with the release of the single, The Name of Jesus.

 

Gospel 411: Williams Brothers, Ted Winn, Hez, Harvey Watkins, Clark Sisters, Paul Morton and more

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

 

Tuesday saw the release of the new project from Bishop Paul Morton.  Ted Winn composed 2 songs for the project; Living In His Favor (the Curse is Broken) and The Best Is Yet to Come.  Many will remember The Best Is Yet to Come from Ted and Sheri’s The Healing Starts Here 2001 CD.  Karen Clark Sheard joins Bishop Morton on a revamped remake of the Thomas Whitfield classic, The Grass Withereth. There is also a nice family track featuring Bishop Morton, son PJ and daughter Jasmine. Jasmine’s husband and film producer Elvin Ross is generating buzz around his documentary that continues the story of the descendants of Kunta Kinteh, popularized in the Alex Haley Roots miniseries of the 1970s. You can view the trailer and website here: http://www.kuntakintehislandmovie.com/

 

In Clark Sisters news, congratulations goes out to Bishop J. Drew Sheard (husband of Karen, father of Kierra and J Drew III and Karew Record Label co founder) on his election to the 12 member General Board for the 6 million member Church of God in Christ denomination.  Sheard received over 2,600 votes during the elections held in St. Louis at the Holy Convocation.

Producer Stan Jones tweeted about studio time with Harvey Watkins Jr. (of the Canton Spirituals) and The Williams Brothers and Lee Williams.  Projects are scheduled for release sometime in 2013

When does Donald Lawrence sleep? Following his performance on the weekend at the COGIC confab in St. Louis, Lawrence alloted time for studio work on a new Hezekiah Walker project.  Lawrence also noted that  Love Fellowship alum Timiney Figueroa – Caton (who is currently featured on the new single from the Kurt Carr Singers) is featured on a new Hez track.  Donald Lawrence and Company will celebrate New Years in London, England.

 

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir records a new project this weekend.  Plans are underway for BTC to be a part of the Obama Inauguration festivities.

New Music: Kurt Carr and Jonathan Nelson

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Election Day 2012 brings powerfully anointed messages in song from two of gospel music’s most beloved artists, Kurt Carr and Jonathan Nelson.

Kurt Carr and the Kurt Carr Singers deliver the goods with “I’ve Seen Him Do It” featuring Timiney Figueroa Caton for Verity Records, while Jonathan Nelson releases Finish Strong, the lead single for his debut project from his new label, Karew Records.

Both songs are available for download via Amazon and iTunes.

Kurt Carr Honored with James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, October 26th, 2012

                                                           

 Kirk Franklin announced via webcast that the 28th Annual Stellar Awards will honor Kurt Carr with the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award.

A gifted songwriter, musician, arranger and producer, Kurt Carr has been a staple in gospel music for over 20 years and together with the Kurt Carr Singers has blessed audiences across the country with great gospel hits such as For Every MountainGod Blocked It, I Almost Let Go, The Presence of the Lord is Here, In the Sanctuary and countless others.  His production credits include Byron Cage, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Tramaine Hawkins and Ami Rushes.

Kurt announced via his Twitter page  this week the upcoming release of 2 new singles, Bless This House and I’ve Seen Him Work  available on iTunes on November 6th

Gabriel Hardeman Passes

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Gospel Music Community is saddened with news of the passing of noted singer/songwriter Gabriel Hardeman on Saturday, June 16th.  (more…)