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Bruce Sudano to Release 'Talkin' Ugly Truth, Tellin' Pretty Lies' Album

Watch and/or share the videos for the previously released singles “Better Than This,” “Make The World Go Away,” and “Two Bleeding Hearts.” In late February, he will be an official showcase artist at Folk Alliance International, the world's largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. 

Photos: Brenda Russell Interviewed For UNSCRIPTED LIVE At City Winery NYC

Tony Award-winning composer Brenda Russell joined award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane in The Loft at City Winery on Monday, October 16 for the third edition of 'Unscripted Live,' the live branch of 'Unscripted: Conversations with Christian John Wikane'. See photos!

Steely Dan's Grammy-Winning 'Gaucho' Returns To Vinyl In December; Personally Overseen By Donald Fagen

The title would not only mark their final release under MCA Records but also their last studio album for 20 years. Featuring the Top 10 hit “Hey Nineteen,” plus such classic cuts as “Babylon Sisters” and “Time Out of Mind,” Gaucho also boasts a who's who of legendary guest musicians, including Mark Knopfler, Michael McDonald and Bernard Purdie.

Harris Center for the Arts to Present QUEEN OF THE NIGHT! REMEMBERING WHITNEY Next Month

Harris Center for the Arts will present Queen of the Night! Remembering Whitney next month. Get performance information here!

Review: WHAT'S GOING ON NOW at Kennedy Center

The National Symphony Orchestra’s intent this weekend was to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of native son Marvin Gaye’s classic “What’s Going On” album, a high water mark for both social commentary and Motown soul. 

Photos: See André De Shields & More at UNSCRIPTED LIVE at City Winery

See photos of Tony, Emmy, and GRAMMY Award-winning performing artist André De Shields and more at The Loft at City Winery for 'Unscripted Live,' an interview series that spotlights the stories of legendary artists, their resilience, and their creative regeneration.

André De Shields Will Headline UNSCRIPTED LIVE at City Winery

Tony, Emmy, and GRAMMY Award-winning performing artist André De Shields ('Hadestown,' 'Ain't Misbehavin,' 'The Wiz') joins award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) at The Loft at City Winery on Monday, November 28 for 'Unscripted Live.'

Photos: UNSCRIPTED Live With GRAMMY-Winning Legend Ruth Pointer Premieres At The Apollo Theater Soundstage

Award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) presented 'Unscripted' Live at the Apollo Theater Soundstage on Monday night (May 23).

Leah Harris Releases New Song 'Shine'

R&B/Soul singer-songwriter, pianist, and entrepreneur Leah Harris debuted her new single, 'Shine.' Leah wrote this song with inspiration from the unique creative journeys undertaken by artists and entrepreneurs.

Photos: The New York Pops Present GET HAPPY: THAT NELSON RIDDLE SOUND

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, presented Get Happy: That Nelson Riddle Sound on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 8:00pm in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. 

Majestic Theater to Stage A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN: THE QUEEN OF SOUL

The Majestic Theater will feature Damien Sneed in a production in honor of Black History Month and Aretha Franklin. A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul will take place on February 16th at 7:30pm. With a legendary career spanning several generations and a multitude of genres, Aretha Franklin truly earned her title, 'The Queen of Soul.'

Valerie Simpson Plays Aretha's Greatest Hits at Poway Center

Aretha Franklin is recognized as the most successful female recording artist in history, with 112 charted singles on Billboard, 18 Grammy Awards, and over 75 million records sold. Her  legendary career rightfully earned her the title, “The Queen of Soul.”

Tribute To Aretha Franklin Comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, This Saturday

Hard to believe this month marks 55 years since the release of Aretha Franklin’s colossal worldwide hit “Respect' (Feb. 14, 1967). And who better to celebrate the musical legacy of the late icon of soul than with the gigantic personality of the musician and composer Damien Sneed and six-time Grammy Nominee Valerie Simpson -- at 'The Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin' this Saturday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m., at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC).

February Concerts Announced At The Royal Conservatory Of Music

The 21C Music Festival continues with the return of Canadian violinist Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, the superb all-female string ensemble featuring some of Canada's best musicians, on February 25 with a program titled Elle – 25th Anniversary Concert.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center to Host Musical Tribute to Aretha Franklin

The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) will host 'The Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin' on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 at 8 p.m. A dynamic presentation celebrating the amazing musical legacy of the late icon of soul, the show is the creation of accomplished musician and composer Damien Sneed who toured with and was mentored by Franklin herself.

The Majestic Honors The Queen Of Soul With A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Next Month

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will rock with the sounds of soul legend Aretha Franklin on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. with “A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul.” The concert will be presented live by musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed, and singer-songwriter Valerie Simpson, of Ashford & Simpson.

A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Comes To The Van Wezel Next Month

Valerie Simpson plays Aretha Franklin, in A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul. Simpson is a six-time Grammy Nominee and renowned singer and songwriter. She is half of the songwriting-performing-producing entity known as Ashford & Simpson.

Van Wezel Welcomes Valerie Simpson And Damien Sneed For A Tribute To Aretha Franklin: The Queen Of Soul

The Van Wezel has announced special guests for the upcoming performance A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul on Wednesday Feb. 9th at 8 p.m.

The Bessies Announce Honorees Of Lifetime Achievement and Service To The Field Of Dance Awards

Choreographer, director, and producer George Faison will receive the 2021 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and DanceAfrica, an annual celebration of African and African-American dance, music, and culture, will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance.

Recording Academy Reveals Songwriters & Composers Wing Leadership Council

To better serve creators internationally, the Wing has also forged a partnership with The Latin Recording Academy® and will work with the organization to better serve global creators who identify as songwriters and composers.

Valerie Simpson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Valerie Simpson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Valerie Simpson has not appeared in the West End.

Valerie Simpson has written 1 shows including Motown the Musical (Composer).

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