First Gospel Album by The SteelDrivers Sets Sacred Lyrics to the Group’s Signature Sound

2023-09-09T18:40:25-05:00September 9th, 2023|

By Robert M. Marovich Take in a concert by The SteelDrivers and, in between songs like “Blue Side of the Mountain,” "Wearin' a Hole," and “Long Way Down,” you might hear a song or two from the canon of southern gospel music. But until yesterday, one could not find an [...]

Producing Gaither Tribute Album “Like a Godsend” to Music Veteran Tony Brown

2023-08-23T12:51:02-05:00August 22nd, 2023|

Produced by Brown, Gaither Tribute features Gaither compositions reinterpreted by stars like Reba McEntyre, Alabama, Hillary Scott, Jamey Johnson, CeCe Winans, and Ronnie Milsap. The album is slated for release by the Gaither Music Group (distributed by Capitol Christian Music Group and Universal Music) on Friday, August 25.

King’s Collective: Writing Songs to Bless the Sunday Morning Congregation

2023-03-21T21:41:38-05:00March 21st, 2023|

By Robert M. Marovich What if your music ministry provided songs for not one church, nor two, nor even three, but hundreds? That’s what King’s Collective does. King’s Collective is the artistic arm of King’s Cathedral & Chapels. From a First Assembly of God church of 100 members in [...]

DeWayne Harvey Knows Firsthand “What the Lord Allows”

2021-05-07T18:42:41-05:00May 7th, 2021|

By Robert M. Marovich “He may not come when you want Him, but He’s always right on time.” This church aphorism could be Pastor DeWayne Harvey’s personal motto. The early 2010s were a busy time for the Tallahassee, Florida, minister, entrepreneur, singer, songwriter, and producer. His 2011 release, The Report [...]

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

2020-10-22T01:26:22-05:00October 22nd, 2020|

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 [...]

Speak Truth, Says Brian Courtney Wilson, But Also “Be Still and Know”

2020-10-15T14:10:56-05:00October 15th, 2020|

By Bob Marovich Like all of us, Brian Courtney Wilson is navigating the raging tempests of 2020 as best he can. He is also using his platform as a GRAMMY-nominated gospel singer, and specifically his new album, Still, to help others weather the storms of life. Wilson’s fifth studio album comes [...]

Chicagoan Lonnie Norwood Jr. Teaches “The Gospel Essentials” to Youth Nationwide

2020-09-30T00:45:39-05:00September 30th, 2020|

By Bob Marovich Earlier this year, the Chicago Children’s Choir was busy coordinating some 5,000 youth meeting in various in-school and after-school ensembles throughout the region. The sound of song was in the air everywhere. Then COVID-19 happened. Choirs became potential virus spreaders. Everything moved to virtual learning. CCC launched [...]

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