Gospel News & Notes – February 2013

In Gospel News & Notes: Fundraising begins to complete a documentary about the BARRETT SISTERS; DEWAYNE WOODS is PETA's first faith-based spokesperson; the Tri-City Singers mark 20th anniversary with CD/DVD
by David McGee
 

 
 

Prayer Garden of Memphis Expands Artist Roster

The Prayer Garden of Memphis is presenting A Day of Prayer, Praise and Healing Explosion on Saturday, November 9 with a star-studded gospel artist lineup on hand.
by David McGee
 

 

 

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.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — May 2014

‘…still traveling the gospel highway…’ JUST LOOK AT ME NOW Brooklyn All Stars Just Look At Me Now 4 Winds Records www.malaco.com Founded in the late 1950s, the Brooklyn All Stars are still traveling the gospel h...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — October 2013

Reviews of new gospel releases by E. BARNES, JANICE BROWN, THE JONES FAMILY SINGERS, HOSTYLE GOSPEL, SKY JASPER, BRYAN POPIN and EARNEST PUGH.
by David McGee
 

 
 

‘It Is the Sho’ ‘Nuff Truth’

JUDY CHEEKS, daughter of gospel giant REV. JULIUS CHEEKS of the Sensational Nightingales, has emigrated from the secular world to gospel with a powerful debut album. An exclusive interview follows.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel News & Notes – January 2013

Inez Andrews, the iconic songbird contralto for the Caravans from 1957 to 1962, whose solo recording of 'Lord, Don't Move My Mountain' was a major gospel and R&B hit, died on December 19, 2012. An appreciation of the gospel gre...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — July 2014

New gospel releases from CHANEL, ANDREA MCCLURKIN MELLINI, CHRISTON GRAY, JAY BRATTEN, RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, TIM SPADY & INSPIRATION, PASTOR DAVID WRIGHT & THE NY FELLOWSHIP MASS CHOIR.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – March 2013

BOB MAROVICH'S GOSPEL PICKS include new CDs, by the LEE BOYS, SHERI JONES-MOFFETT, HALF MILE HOME, MOSES TYSON JR. and SPEAK LIFE
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

BOB MAROVICH's new gospel picks include a new album by one of the great vocal finds of recent years, LIZ VICE, along with CDs by YANCY AND FRIENDS, KATHERINE BURTON, DEWAYNE WOODS, et al.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Our gospel editor's picks include another stellar outing from PAUL THORN, the return of JENNIFER SHAW and a sweet collection of gospel violin from DANIEL D.
by David McGee
 

 
 

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...
by David McGee