Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Mass Choir’

Mississippi Mass Lends Voices To Night of Unity

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

MMC Unity nightThe famed Mississippi Mass Choir celebrated perseverance and community in Stronger Together, a night of Unity held on August 25th in Jackson, Mississippi.  Wayne Singleton, minister of music of Charleston’s Mother Emmanuel AME Church was a special guest for the evening as pastors and area leaders from 2oo churches joined together for a night of fellowship and worship on dance, music and spiritual songs.  In addition to MMC, performances were given by the First Baptist Jackson Worship Choir and Orchestra and Ballet Magnificat!

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Stan Jones Launches Clout Music Group, Signs Durward Davis

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Stan Jones has maStan Jones Cloutde a name for himself writing and producing the hits for Bryan Courtney Wilson (All I Need), Mississippi Mass Choir (God’s On Your Side) and Marvin Sapp (You Shall Live, Greater, He Has His Hands On You).  Today, the multifaceted producer and award winning composer enlarges his territory  with the formation of Clout Music Group.  Jones announced BET Sunday Best Season Three finalist Durward Davis as the first artist signed to the new label.

Jones is ecstatic about the label and had this to say , “He’s a phenomenal vocalist and great communicator through song. I’m excited to launch my label with his project and to witness what God will do through the unification of our gifts.”

 

Mississippi Mass Choir Brings Happy Days Overseas

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

MMC DODIts tour time again as America’s Choir, Malaco Music Group recording artist the Mississippi Mass Choir continue their 25th year celebration with a 15 city Spain tour with performances in Madrid, Barcelona, Gijon and Santiago .  Their latest CD, Declaration of Dependence released this past spring made its way into the Billboard top 20 with the hit single God’s On Your Side featuring Stan Jones and  BET Sunday Best Winner Leandria Johnson.  As in previous years, MMC will take us behind the scenes and give us regular updates as they are on the road.

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

 

Mississippi Mass Joins Erica Campbell & Anthony Brown For McDonalds Tour

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

anthonybrownThe world renowned Mississippi Mass Choir joins 2014 Stellar Award-winners Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, hip-hop sensation Uncle Reece, Moses Tyson, Jr. and Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers for the 8th year of McDonalds Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour with Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell and comedian Jonathan Slocumb serving as hosts.

Campbell, who is currently riding the charts with her solo debut CD Help shared her sentiments, “I am so thankful and honored to be chosen not only to host the tour, but to perform alongside other gospel greats.” “The tour will definitely be filled with uplifting music, laughter and an overall good time for everyone.” Miss Mass

McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour will make stops in 12 markets, including: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Greensboro, Jackson, Los Angeles, Memphis, Oakland, Philadelphia, Raleigh and Washington, D.C.  and focus on the importance of giving back to the community by supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Mississippi Mass Choir Declares God’s On Your Side

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Miss MassThe Wait Is Over!!!!! Malaco Music Group went to Youtube to “leak” God’s On Your Side, the first single from the Mississippi Mass Choir’s 25th Anniversary CD, Declaration of Dependence. God’s On Your Side is written and produced by Stan Jones and features newly signed RCA Inspiration recording artist LeAndria Johnson.  The CD was recorded in front of a capacity crowd last fall in Jackson, Mississippi.  Head over to the MMC facebook page to get a look at the video or you can check it out via the following link .

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God’s On Your Side – Mississippi Mass Choir

 

Veronica Petrucci Releases Made It Out Alive

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Veronica Petrucci, onVeronicae half of the Dove Award winning husband and wife duo Angelo and Veronica  has established herself as a mainstay in gospel music circles.  Over the past couple of months, Veronica enlisted the talents of Gospel heavyweights Fred Hammond, Canton Jones, John P . Kee, Shirley Murdock, Bryan Courtney Wilson and the Mississippi Mass Choir for her debut solo project Made It Out Alive.  The CD project is now available via digital outlets and is  produced by her husband Angelo Petrucci for Latin Soul Entertainment and distributed by Central South Distribution.

The disc also features a Spanish cover of Tamela Mann’s hit Take Me to the King (Llevame al Rey).

Mississippi Mass Choir 25th Anniversary Recording Update

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

America’s choir, the MMC_9th_LiveRecording_cleanMississippi Mass Choir made an official announcement of October 17th as the new date for their 9th live recording session celebrating 25 years of music and ministry.  Rehearsals are in full swing and producer Stan Jones assures us of a few surprises that are in store. In the ensuing weeks, GOSPELflava will be your source for updates getting you the first word and all access from the MMC insiders and power players.  Mark your calendar and stay tuned.

Mississippi Mass Choir Recording Moves to October

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

MMC SpainThe live recording celebrating the 25th anniversary of America’s Choir, the Mississippi Mass Choir has moved from September 20th to October 17th. Stay tuned to GOSPELflava for news and updates.

Mississippi Mass Choir Sets Recording Date

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

The Mississippi Mass Choir hasMMC December set September 20th for their 10th live recording in celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month as well as their 25th anniversary.  All roads will lead to the Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi for this highly anticipated event with Stan Jones in the producer’s chair.  The choir kicked off the official 25th anniversary celebration tour in Houston with noteworthy appearances alongside Dr. Myrlie Evers Williams and Julian Bond at the NAACP celebration for Medgar Evers and the AME Zion Church Convocation.  Additional tour dates are scheduled during the fall in the midwest and the east coast.