Georgia Mass Choir

RIP: Carnell Murrell – Gospel Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Group Leader

2023-07-29T20:18:09-05:00July 29th, 2023|

By Robert M. Marovich JGM is saddened to learn of the passing of Carnell Murrell. Here is a short bio we contributed to the Malaco Music Group website some years ago: Born in Detroit on June 25, 1962, gospel songwriter, group leader, musician and singer Carnell Murrell spent his early [...]

“I Go to the Rock: The Gospel Music of Whitney Houston” Soars to Top of the Charts, Lyric Video Available

2023-04-06T21:52:19-05:00April 6th, 2023|

I Go to the Rock: The Gospel Music of Whitney Houston chronicles the singer’s journey from the junior choir to singing hymns in major motion pictures and large arenas. The fourteen-track album rocketed to the top of Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart shortly after its release on March 24.

RIP: Troy Sneed, gospel singer, recording artist, and record company owner

2020-04-27T17:18:36-05:00April 27th, 2020|

By Bob Marovich The Journal of Gospel Music was saddened to learn from social media posts by Gayle Lecus and Kurt Carr that gospel's Troy Sneed has passed away. Reports indicate his passing was from contracting COVID-19. Here is a quick bio on Sneed from the Malaco Music Group website: [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: June 4, 2019

2019-06-04T18:39:46-05:00June 4th, 2019|

“I Have So Much to Thank God For” Bishop Jonathan Greer feat. Evangelist Lorraine Punch Baldwin Dorothy Norwood Music Group (release date: May 31, 2019) By Bob Marovich With Bishop Jonathan Greer doing a song co-written by Dorothy Norwood and featuring fiery shouting and squalling from the Georgia Mass Choir's [...]

For Patrick Lundy, It’s About the “Whole Gamut of Sacred Music”

2018-07-04T00:13:16-05:00July 4th, 2018|

By Bob Marovich Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music mix traditional and classically-infused contemporary gospel into their repertory. While their current single, the unapologetically traditional “Enter His Gates,” continues to impact radio, the group has also recorded an entire album of spirituals and hymns.  This reflects Patrick Lundy's admiration for, and experience with, the full [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: June 25, 2018

2018-06-26T02:17:44-05:00June 26th, 2018|

“Enter His Gates” Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music From the New Day Distribution CD By Faith By Bob Marovich Minister Patrick Lundy’s musical instruction in the gospel and classical worlds are in evidence on the robust church rouser “Enter His Gates.” Taking its text from Psalm 100:4, the song [...]

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