Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – September 2012

Reviews of 10 worthy new gospel releases including albums by Yvonne Marie, J Moss, Chrystal Rucker, KJ Scriven, NU DNA, Terrell Taylor, Jennifer Mekel and Friends, Wincey, CD Porter, and Pastor Marvin L. Winans.
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

In the spotlight: PRESHEA HILLIARD, DARRELL MCFADDEN & THE DISCIPLES, WILLIAM E. JOHNSON III, TREVA JONES, FAVOUR, MEN OF GOD'S HEART.

 

Artist of the Violin: Chatting Up Brooke Alford

It's not a full-blown trend yet, but the violin is becoming more prevalent in gospel music. One of the leading practitioners of gospel violin, BROOKE ALFORD, has a new album, VIOSOCALIST, that also spotlights her affecting sing...
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — August 2013

Gospel CD reviews: ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND, LISA PAGE BROOKS, WIN THOMPKINS & THE STOMPERS, SERVANTS OF PRAISE, TY TIBBETT, THE WARDLAW BROTHERS and KERSTEN STEVENS

 

A History Lesson Wrapped in Gospel

Gospel editor BOB MAROVICH reviews the stage musical A PIECE OF MY SOUL (THE ANTHOLOGY OF GOSPEL), 'a history lesson wrapped in spiritual and gospel songs'
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

A great crop of new gospel CDs to consider. Featuring THE FAIRFIELD FOUR, THE NEW CHRISTIANAIRES, THE SUPREME ANGELS, MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR, TAY CLEMONS and JOR'DAN ARMSTRONG.

 

‘Put God First and Just Keep Moving’

As acclaim for their work grows, and a new album promises to be of breakout proportions, the men of Soul Tempo stay focused on the eternal verities By Bob Marovich Talk with Jeremiah “Jerry” Brunson of Soul Tempo fo...
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – October 2012

Five choice new albums by Bryan Wilson, Shekinah Glory Ministry, The Gay Family (an invaluable retrospective of rare but potent gospel tracks from a pioneering group), Darryl Henry and the formidable vocalist Troy Sneed. Picks ...

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Reviews of powerful new gospel albums from ROYCE LOVETT, NATASHA OWENS, NICHOLE NORDEMAN, DERRICK 'DOC' PEARSON, DEVIN WILLIAMS, ADAM EVERETT, WORLD CHURCH UNITES. BOB MAROVICH appraises the lot.
 

Brian Martin & Worship 4 Life: One Love, One Cause

A new live album is stirring things up for native Trinidadian BRIAN MARTIN and his contemporary praise gospel ensemble: an interview

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — September 2013

Reviews of new gospel CDs by Judy Cheeks, Kay Morris, Vicky Yohe, Noe Feliz, Deitrick Haddon, C3 and Denita Gibbs.
 

Gospel News & Notes: Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Fund Jubilee Showcase Documentary

A Kickstarter campaign is underway to raise funds for a most worthy project: a documentary about the vital Chicago-based gospel music television show Jubilee Showcase, where anyone who was anyone in gospel made an appearance.