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That Time When Wynton Marsalis Made the Splashiest Debut in Jazz and…

Wynton Marsalis – Wynton Marsalis (Columbia – 1982)by A. Scott Galloway (Special to Radio Facts )“Technique comes from practice and discipline, but quality comes from understanding. That’s what I want my music to have. The quality of understanding and individuality that makes jazz so great. [...]

Family of Late R&B Singer/Songwriter Vesta Williams Speak

Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Originally posted September 29, 2011 – "As an entertainer, performing artist and singer - "V" (Vesta Williams) was the total package." - Manager, Iris Perkins"On Thursday September 22, singer/songwriter Vesta Williams (53) was found dead in her El Segundo, California hotel room. [...]

Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV

Digital and Radio Facts: Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.Debuting fall 2017, subscribers to Qwest TV will [...]
A Tribe Called Quest to Be Honored by ASCAP

A Tribe Called Quest to Be Honored by ASCAP

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. [...]
RadioFacts Black History Fact of the Day

Digital and Radio Facts Black History Fact of the Day

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The theme song for the groundbreaking African-American sitcom Sanford and Son was composed by which music legend?(CLICK Next FOR THE ANSWER)Quincy JONES - is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, record company executive, humanitarian [...]
Sonny Rollins and Doxy Records Sign Distribution Agreement with Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh

Sonny Rollins and Doxy Records Sign Distribution Agreement with Sony Music Masterworks/OKeh

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins has signed a distribution agreement with Sony Music Masterworks and its jazz imprint OKeh Records for the release of his new Doxy Records album, Road Shows, Vol. 3. [...]
Legacy Recordings Celebrates Duke Ellington As Artist of the Month

Legacy Recordings Celebrates Duke Ellington As Artist of the Month

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, honoring the American composer as Artist of the Month for Black History Month, February 2014.A century ago, in 1914, a teenage Duke Ellington, working in [...]
The Bad Plus Signs Multi-Album Deal With Sony Music Masterworks

The Bad Plus Signs Multi-Album Deal With Sony Music Masterworks

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The Bad Plus has returned to Sony and signed a multi-album deal with Sony Music Masterworks. In April 2014, the label will release the band's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's masterpiece The Rite of Spring. [...]
OKeh RECORDS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW SIGNINGS AS PART OF "THE SOUND OF NEXT" CAMPAIGN

OKeh RECORDS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW SIGNINGS AS PART OF “THE SOUND OF NEXT” CAMPAIGN

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Following its re-activation in January 2013 with releases that included projects by Bill Frisell, Bob James & David Sanborn, Michel Camilo and John Medeski, SONY Masterworks' OKeh Records is proud to announce their next wave of signings. [...]
OKeh RECORDS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW SIGNINGS AS PART OF "THE SOUND OF NEXT" CAMPAIGN

OKeh RECORDS ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW SIGNINGS AS PART OF "THE SOUND OF NEXT" CAMPAIGN

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Following its re-activation in January 2013 with releases that included projects by Bill Frisell, Bob James & David Sanborn, Michel Camilo and John Medeski, SONY Masterworks' OKeh Records is proud to announce their next wave of signings. [...]
The City of Chicago Honors Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan with Street Naming

The City of Chicago Honors Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan with Street Naming

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Digital and Radio Facts: The City of Chicago Honors Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner chaka Khan with Street Naming July 28, 2013 Declared “chaka Khan Day” in Her Hometown (Los Angeles, CA – July 29, 2013) – The City of Chicago honored ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner chaka Khan with a Street [...]
Legacy Announces Herbie Hancock: The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988

Legacy Announces Herbie Hancock: The Complete Columbia Album Collection 1972-1988

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Deluxe box set features all 31 albums (across 34 CDs) released by columbia records; Includes first U.S. [...]
2013 Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit" Announces World-Class Lineup

2013 Detroit Jazz Festival “Imported from Detroit” Announces World-Class Lineup

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The 34th annual Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit," the world's largest entirely free jazz festival, is proud to announce the headlining performers for its Labor Day weekend festival (Aug. 30 through Sept. 2). [...]
2013 Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit" Announces World-Class Lineup

2013 Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit" Announces World-Class Lineup

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: The 34th annual Detroit Jazz Festival "Imported from Detroit," the world's largest entirely free jazz festival, is proud to announce the headlining performers for its Labor Day weekend festival (Aug. 30 through Sept. 2). [...]

Chaka Khan Featured on Billboard Magazine’s First-Ever Augmented Reality Cover

Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Chaka Khan Enterprises and Management announces today the release of Billboard magazine's Stars Tribute issue, dated March 23, to coincide with the music icon's 60th birthday and the 40th anniversary of her career in music and entertainment. [...]

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