Posts Tagged ‘The Williams Brothers’

Aretha Franklin Gives Thanks With Gospel Friends

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Aretha file photo GFThe undisputed and reigning Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin celebrates Thanksgiving with a free dinner and gospel concert in the motor city at the historic New Bethel Baptist Church, located at 8430 Reverend C L Franklin Boulevard.  The event takes place on Sunday, November 22nd and features guest appearances from multiple Grammy and Dove award winner Pastor Shirley Caesar, the Williams Brothers, Detroit native Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Audrey Dubois Harris and Reverend Marcia Dyson.  Lady Shirley

The Williams Brothers and Smokie Norful Honored By ASCAP

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Smokie Norful at the keyboardASCAP paid special honors to Pastor Smokie Norful and The Williams Brothers at its 6th Annual Morning Glory Breakfast held during Stellar Awards weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In addition to recognizing  the ASCAP affiliated Stellar Award nominees, Pastor Norful received the ASCAP “Spirit of Song” Award while The Williams Brothers received the ASCAP “Gospel Icon” Award. The event was co sponsored by eOne entertainment and was  hosted by Michelle Williams with performances from eOne recording artists  Dorinda Clark-Cole and William McDowell.

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 Mix – The January Wrap Up

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Better2013 is taking shape as the last day of January marks the release of great gospel music into the marketplace. After a few problems with iTunes yesterday, things finally got “Better” for Charles Butler, Jr and Trinity. Better is the first single from the DC based group on the EPM Music Group Label and the full project is slated for a February 26th release.  GOSPELflava caught up  with Pugh and Butler at this year’s Stellar Awards Weekend.  http://blog.gospelflava.com/2013/01/27/earnest-pugh-introduces-new-artist-charles-butler/ (more…)

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.

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Stan Jones Wins 5 Mississippi Music Awards

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

A Big Congratulations goes out to Grammy Award Nominated and Stellar Award Winning Super Producer Stan Jones who racked up at the 2010 Mississippi Music Awards, by winning all five awards he was nominated for.

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