Tag Archives: The Orchard

“The Ride” – Bryan Andrew Wilson

“The Ride”Bryan Andrew WilsonBryan’s Songs / The Orchard(release date: February 26, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Gospel music enthusiasts have heard Bryan Andrew Wilson grow up from  child soloist on the Mississippi Children’s Choir’s “His Eye is on the Sparrow” to the singer-songwriter cranking out mainstream gospel hits such as “Overflow” and JGM’s favorite, “Turning Away.” But as child stars from Shirley Temple to Michael Jackson could attest, fans tend to want to keep you forever young, permanently fixed as if in artistic amber. Wilson’s new single, “The Ride,” complete with Trap vibe, is his declaration of adulthood. It’s also ...

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Jekalyn Carr on New Album: “I Wanted to Do Something Different”

By Bob Marovich “I wanted to do something different.” That’s how multi-GRAMMY Award nominee and Stellar and Dove Awardee Jekalyn Carr describes Changing Your Story Live. Her new album is scheduled for release this Friday, October 23, on Lunjeal Music Group / The Orchard. The main difference between Changing Your Story Live and her previous releases, Jekalyn told the Journal of Gospel Music, was that it was recorded at an outdoor festival. “We were at Atlanta’s Praise in the Park, but it felt like we were in church. People came ready for church! I wanted to capture as much of ...

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Christian Music’s Top Singing Groups Unite For a Ground-Breaking Collaboration

Southern Gospel’s Legacy Five and Gospel’s The Wardlaw Brothers Unite For “9 Makes Us 1” Nashville, TN — Legacy Five and The Wardlaw Brothers are two groups, from two genres of music traditionally separated more often by race than by the style of music. Legacy Five is in Southern Gospel which consists of predominantly white artists. The Wardlaw Brothers are in Gospel which is made up of predominantly black artists. It is understood that music is divided into genres for industry cataloging purposes and creative stylistic referencing. But music too often has a racial divide that supersedes creative content. The ...

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Enon Music Group Signs Powerhouse Singer San Franklin

Philadelphia, PA — Enon Music Group (EMG) is one of the fastest-growing record labels in Gospel music. They have delivered Stellar Award-nominated artists and Billboard Chart Topping songs and albums from their wheelhouse. Founded by Dr. Alyn E. Waller, EMG’s mission is to be a respected resource for quality music and artist development anchored in integrity and theologically centered music. Singer San Franklin is noted as one of Gospel and Christian music’s most commanding vocalists and professional session singers. The vocal beast has been heard on a plethora of award-winning albums and has provided her vocal prowess to Donnie McClurkin, ...

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