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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – May 2013

Gospel Picks include new CDs by MARICA CHISOLM, SHERREE BROWN, THE CATHEDRAL OF PRAISE CHOIR, ALEXIS SPIGHT, CARL LAVON, MUYIWA & RIVERSONGZ, DANIELLE KELLEY
by David McGee
 

 
 

Gospel News & Notes – April 2013

Motown Records is joining the burgeoning gospel music field by striking up a joint venture partnership with EMI Gospel, creating a new label, Motown Gospel.
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
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

New gospel picks include a stellar retrospective, HALO: THE ONE-DERFUL COLLECTION, and new testimonies from CARL B. PHILLIPS, THE VOLUNTEER STATE MASS CHOIR, VIRTUE, LECRAE & JONATHAN NELSON.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Of The Word, Dark Secrets and Inconvenient Truths

A review of gospel authority ANTHONY HEILBUT's new book of incisive, informed essays, The Fan Who Knew Too Much, which includes a lengthy examination of the gay subculture within the gospel world. Also: an interview with Mr. He...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Seven potent new gospel releases appraised by BOB MAROVICH, including WILLIAM MURPHY, CASEY J, PHILLIP CARTER, GOLDEN GATE QUARTET, THE TOMMIES, THE RECORD COLLECTIVE and JESSICA DALLA TORRE.
by David McGee
 

 

 

‘I’m a Servant at Heart’: Anthony Brown’s Gospel Music Journey

ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY have released their debut CD and the gospel world is taking note. Bob Marovich interviews Brown in a Deep Roots exclusive.
by David McGee
 

 
 

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 ...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – April 2013

BOB MAROVICH'S GOSPEL PICKS include new albums by Fred Hammond and United Tenors; Dottie Peoples; Sho Baraka; Rob Mercer; and William Murphy.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

An awesome lineup of new gospel reviews from BOB MAROVICH, ranging from retrospectives of giants THE PILGRIM TRAVELERS and MARION ANDERSON to impressive newcomers such as Australia's GURRUMUL.
by David McGee