Journal of Gospel Music

JGM Pick of the Week: March 19, 2018

2018-03-20T01:58:48-05:00March 20th, 2018|

“Prayer Room” Jarell Smalls & Co. From the CD A New Season Southern Wave Music Group / Get Ready Music Group (release date: May 19, 2017) http://jarellsmalls.com/ By Bob Marovich By evoking Grandma at the outset, Jarell Smalls gives the appropriate old-school pedigree to “Prayer Room.” Then, to a rockabilly-guitar-meets-Pentecostal-beat, [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: January 30, 2018

2018-01-31T01:59:12-06:00January 31st, 2018|

“He Saved Me” YaLonda Lolar-Johnson Thysongbird Music Group (release date: July 2017) www.thysongbird.com By Bob Marovich YaLonda Lolar-Johnson is distinctive in gospel music for hailing from two environments not particularly well known for producing many gospel artists: St. Paul, Minnesota; and the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Nevertheless, gospel is her favorite [...]

Gene Moore – The Future

2018-01-19T01:47:48-06:00January 19th, 2018|

Gene Moore The Future Motown Gospel (release date: July 28, 2017) www.motowngospel.com By Bob Marovich It doesn’t take hearing gospel artist Gene Moore singing “Summer Soft” to feel Stevie Wonder’s inspiration throughout Moore’s EP, The Future. “Summer Soft” is the bonus track on a project that has a Wonder feel all [...]

JGM Music Hour – Best of 2017

2018-01-12T02:03:17-06:00January 12th, 2018|

Click on the image to begin streaming the show   The Playlist - JGM Best of 2017: “Isaiah 40 (Intro)” – Preashea Hilliard (Daywind Records) “Jesus (What Grace Have I Found in Thee)” – Adam Everett (Polytone Records) “I Refuse” – Anthony Brown & group therAPy (Tyscot Records) [...]

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