Posts Tagged ‘Melvin Williams’

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


Dorothy Norwood Music Group Inks Deal with EchoPark/JDI

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Dorothy NorwoodDN Incredible Journey Music Group has announced a distribution deal with EchoPark/JDI Entertainment and is readying the 52nd solo release of the world’s greatest story teller, Evangelist Dorothy Norwood in October. An Incredible Journey, produced by Norwood and Cedric Thompson features stellar performances from Dorinda Clark Cole, LeJuene Thompson, VaShawn Mitchell and Melvin Williams on the lead single, When the Church Begins to Pray.

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.


Melvin Williams Named US Music Ambassador&The Melvin Williams Group!!

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Melvin Williams of the acclaimed Williams Brothers and solo artist in his own right, has been named US Music Ambassador by the US Department of State, Jazz at Lincoln Center initiative. Williams has assembled a new group called the Melvin Williams Group as he travels with 9 other ensembles chosen to be US Music Ambassadors for the Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad Program.

Praise 102.5 Presents, “Praise In The Park”

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Radio One’s, Praise 102.5 Presents its annual summer concert, “Praise In the Park” Saturday August 7, 2010 from 12-8 p.m. Get ready for performances by some of today’s loved Gospel artist such as Smokie Norful,  Wess Morgan, Lisa Page Brooks,  Brian Courtney Wilson, Darlene McCoy, Canton Jones, VaShawn Mitchell, James Fortune, Maurette Brown Clark,  J Moss and more!  The event will be held at the Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro, GA

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