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.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Gospel News & Notes – October 2012

Tim Dillinger's new album; The Rance Allen Group's 40th anniversary retrospective is released; Al Dent of the Supreme Angels crosses over.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

A splendid septet of new gospel CDs reviewed by BOB MAROVICH, including new outpourings from JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS, KIM BURRELL, ALEXIS SPIGHT, EAGLE ROCK GOSPEL SINGERS, KEVIN RILEY, ZAVIEL JANAE.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Rev. Charles Brown Goes Home

Remembering REV. CHARLES BROWN, who sang with the VIOLINAIRES, and before that was promising soul singer CHARLIE 'COAL BLACK' BROWN.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – February 2013

Gospel Picks include new albums by the CLARK BROTHERS, SHARON RILEY & FAITH CHORALE, CINTHIA CROMWELL & THE EVOLUTION BAND, DAN WILLIS, KURT CARR, TISA and SYNOPHIA TATE.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

BOB MAROVICH finds another gospel treasure trove in new CDs from the WARDLAW BROTHERS, SWEETEVERAFTER, RENEE AUSTIN and others.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Another stellar crop of new gospel CDs: The superb anthology CHRISTIANS CATCH HELL, THE DYNAMIC ABRAHAM BROTHERS, JOR'DAN ARMSTRONG, HI-LITE JUNIORS, KASSANDRA MCGHEE, CONRAD MILLER.
by David McGee
 

 
 

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'
by David McGee
 

 

 

‘When You Worship More, You Worry Less’

One of gospel's best selling artists,JAMES FORTUNE and his group FIYA have enjoyed a #1 run with their new double-CD album, LIVE THROUGH IT. Fortune's most popular songs focus on overcoming hardships, and he explains why in an ...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Gerald Scott’s ‘Edgy Sunday Morning’ Testimony in Song

A month before his senior class graduated from high school, Gerald Scott penned a song for the choir to sing at the commencement ceremony. “It was 2003, I was eighteen years old, and I wrote a song called ‘Destiny’ for th...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel News & Notes – May 2013

A star-studded lineup led by SMOKEY NORFUL and VICKIE WINANS heads the 28th Chicago Gospel Music Festival on June 20-23. This year's theme: 'The Year of the Choir.'
by David McGee
 

 
 

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