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Mid-Los Angeles' Leimert Park Gets A New Music Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Opening June of 2009 The Mid-City Music Center will be opening its brand-new Music Series at the "The Gallery" with two Gala Inaugural Concerts the weekend of Friday, June 19 at 8p.m. and Sunday, June ... read more >>
Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 The Los Angeles Mulit-School Jazz Band showcases their big band style at last years Payboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert in Watts at the Bradley Senior Center.             ... read more >>
Professional Drummers teach and groove at Drum Clinic
Written by Olusheyi Banjo (Contributing Writer) 01 May 2009
  Gorden Campbell on drumsThe 7th annual Musicians In Action’s Drum Clinic featured the best drummers in the entertainment industry showing that not only can they play well but they can teach ... read more >>
Rock The Bells 2009 Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Photo Credit: Jason Lewis for Sentinel Nas will again be one of the top acts at the Rock The Bells Tour. Guerilla Union has announced initial details for the 2009 installment of the critically acclaimed ... read more >>
Prince Lights Up L.A. Live
Written by Michell Graham (Contributing Writer) 02 April 2009
Nokia Theatre ReviewHundreds of fans gather outside the Nokia theatre to see the "Loved" one commonly known as Prince. A three concert night to promote his website Lotusflow3r.com and three new studio ... read more >>
“KIND OF BLUE” By Miles Davis Celebrates 50 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
 LEGACY EDITION COMMEMORATES MOST IMPORTANT JAZZ ALBUM At the pinnacle of those forward-thinking artists who challenged the status quo at the close of the buttoned-down, buttoned-up ... read more >>
Prince Makes History At L.A. Live
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Six-time Grammy winner Prince will perform an unprecedented three concerts in three completely separate venues all in one evening within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles entertainment and sports ... read more >>
50 Cent Joins Fall Out Boy’s ‘Believers Never Die Part Deux’ Tour
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Kicking their highly-anticipated US Tour up another notch, Fall Out Boy has announced that acclaimed rapper 50 Cent will join the band on five cities on their ‘Believers Never Die Part Deux’ ... read more >>
Angelique Kidjo set to perform at USC Spectrum
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Eclectic, electrifying, four-time Grammy nominee Angelique Kidjo will perform at the University of Southern California on March 26, 2009. Unchallenged as the best-known African female singer of her ... read more >>
Gamble & Huff to be Named BMI Icons
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
BMI will name preeminent production and songwriting team Gamble & Huff BMI Icons at its 57th annual Pop Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 19 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Hosted by ... read more >>
The Year of Mary Mary Continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
As the 2009 Grammy Award Winners Garner Four Dove Award Nominations and a performance at the white house. The year of Mary Mary continues as the dynamic gospel duo of sisters Erica and Tina Campbell ... read more >>
Compton's own TJ Santana declares "The West Coast Succs"
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
TJ Santana Releases Single "My Get Money" Jan. 13 on ITunes!In a bold step, Young HOGGS member and Glasses Malone associate decided to name upcoming EP "The West Coast Succs Right Now" ... read more >>
Saxophonist Delano, 'My So Fine'
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 December 2008
Saxophonist Andre Delano has been entertaining jazz fans since grade school in East St. Louis. Now the accomplished musician has come out with his second solo album entitled "My So Fine." ... read more >>
Motown 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
Motown #1’s in stores Now NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MOTOWN in stores January 13  25 OF THE MOST BELOVED MOTOWN CLASSICS ON LATEST EDITION OF MULTI-PLATINUM SERIES   The official ... read more >>
Lil’ Wayne's Noms Lead Grammys Cash Money Records Reacts
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne came out on top with eight Grammy nominations, including the big one -- album of the year -- for "Tha Carter III," the best-selling album of 2008. Ne-Yo also ... read more >>
Historical Day Marks Demise of Music Icon Jheryl Busby
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 November 2008
He was on his way to vote for Barack Obama before he succumbed The most significant day in American political history was not lost on renowned music executive Jheryl Busby who was on his way to the ... read more >>
Former Motown Exec Jheryl Busby Dies
Written by Stephanie Frederic 04 November 2008
Another music industry executive has passed away. Former President & CEO of Motown Records, Mr. Jheryl Busby, died this morning, November 4.  He was 59. Circumstances around Mr. Busby's ... read more >>
David Redic See A Change In Musical Direction
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 31 October 2008
Sometimes one song can change an artist’s life forever. Such is the case for musician David Redic. His original song “Season Of Change,” which about Presidential candidate Barrack ... read more >>
Barry Gordy Statement Regarding death of Levi Stubbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Levi Stubbs.  It is not only a tremendous personal loss for me, but for the Motown family, and people all over the world who were touched ... read more >>
Levi Stubbs, Former Lead Vocalist of the Four Tops, Dead at 72
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
MAA EXCLUSIVE: Levi Stubbs, the most profound lead vocalist in American history, died this morning at his Detroit home sources have confirmed. Stubbs who suffered a series of strokes and other illnesses ... read more >>
Funeral Services for Norman Whitfield Open to the Public
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2008
Funeral services for influential Motown Records producer and songwriter Norman Whitfield, who died Sept. 16 of complications from diabetes, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Angelus Funeral Home, ... read more >>
Motown Songwriter, Producer Norman Whitfield dies
Written by Associated Press (Polly Anderson & Robert Jablon) 25 September 2008
(AP) — Norman Whitfield, songwriter and producer who co-wrote a string of Motown classics including "War," "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" and "I Heard It ... read more >>
Motown Publicist Jones Dies of Heart Attack
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Former Motown PR department head and publicist to pop legend Michael Jackson for more than 34 years, Bob Jones has passed. According to the EURweb report, the author of the 2005 Jackson tell-all "The ... read more >>
True ‘Guardians of Sound and Spirit’
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph 12 September 2008
 photo provided courtesy of Lesaterry.com Lesa Terry (center, violinist) and the Women’s Jazz Orchestra“When most people think about women in jazz, they believe that we are all singers. ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony Announces Soloists for 60th Anniv. Concert
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2008
The Southeast Symphony Association Inc. announces the soloists who will be featured in their 60th Anniversary concert to be held on Sunday, July 20, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall of the Music Center ... read more >>

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