LeToya Luckett set to release ‘Lady Love’ CD
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Letoya Luckett Letoya Luckett set to release 'Lady Love' CDLeToya. A single name ringing a whole lot of bells. Though one month remains before her album hits stores, LeToya Luckett has already piled up ... read more >>
30th Long Beach Blues Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
30th Long Beach Blues Festival September 5 & 6 at Rainbow Lagoon ParkPerformances by Bobby Womack, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mavis Staples and Funky Meters Bobby Womack, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mavis Staples ... read more >>
'The Ultimate Summer Groove' August 7-9
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
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George Duke Live at Hollywood Bowl August 23rd
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
George Duke Live at Hollywood Bowl August 23rdGrammy Winning Keyboardist George Duke, an enduring figure in straight-ahead jazz, jazz fusion, R&B and funk since the 1960s, returns to the music forefront ... read more >>
Death Row Records Opens the Vault
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Death Row Records Opens the VaultThis, September 1, 2009, Wideawake Death Row Entertainment will finally open its vault and launch a Special Collectors Edition of music, video, interview and promotional ... read more >>
Teena Marie's 13th album pays tribute to Congo Square
Written by Kimberley Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
New Orleans is rich with African American history and culture. Congo Square was the area in the city where the slaves were allowed, on Sundays, to dance and sing, shout and drum to their heart's content. ... read more >>
Aretha Returns
Written by Kimberley Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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"They came for Jazz"
Written by Michell D. Graham (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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Anthony Hamilton brings church to Nokia Live
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 11 June 2009
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31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
31st Annual Playboy Jazz Festival Artist Line-Up(In order of appearance, subject to change)WHAT:  2009 Playboy Jazz Festival                                ... read more >>
Soul Singer Phil Perry Replaces The Late Wayman Tisdale In Norman Brown's Summer Storm
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Veteran soul singer/songwriter Phil Perry will join Norman Brown's Summer Storm at the upcoming Playboy Jazz Festival Saturday June 13th at the Hollywood Bowl, replacing popular recording artist and former ... read more >>
Smokey Robinson to be honored by ASCAP
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will honor music legend Smokey Robinson with the prestigious ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award during its 22nd Annual Rhythm & ... read more >>
Warren G Readies Sixth Studio Album With 2 Street Singles
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
West coast rapper Warren G is close to finishing his much-anticipated sixth studio outing, The G Files.The album is still a work in progress however; two new street singles are now in circulation. The ... read more >>
CSULA Student Afro-Latin Ensemble
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Students bring music theory, arranging skills, and history to life at Autry concertsGraduate music students from Cal State LA take the stage at the Autry National Center for two electrifying evenings of ... read more >>
Kingdom Records Signs the Whispers
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Grammy-Winner Fred Hammond to Produce on Legendary R&B Group's First Gospel CDKingdom Records has signed the legendary R&B group, The Whispers, to record its' first gospel CD. Gospel star Fred ... read more >>
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 >>