JGM Pick of the Week – May 23, 2022

2022-05-24T01:04:52-05:00May 24th, 2022|

“I Can’t Forget” David Daughtry Independent (single release date: February 18, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich Vocalist David Daughtry lets his COGIC roots show on “I Can’t Forget,” an up-tempo, handclapping gush of gratitude to God that incorporates the congregational favorite, “Oh What He’s Done For Me” and snippets [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: August 17, 2020

2020-08-18T02:04:48-05:00August 18th, 2020|

“Never Leave You Alone” Supreme Angels (release date: 2020) By Bob Marovich The latest iteration of the Supreme Angels continues the quartet’s music ministry into its eighth decade. Its new single, “Never Leave You Alone,” features the Angels' characteristic hard gospel lead singing, a message of hope and encouragement, and [...]

Jamie Lee Rake Reviews Milwaukee Quartet Program

2018-09-21T01:16:01-05:00September 22nd, 2018|

Originally written for publication in online contemporary Christian and gospel music magazine The Phantom Tollbooth ( Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers The Golden Bells The Christland Singers The Fabulous Luckett Brothers Tiffany Terry P. Wilson & Pure Worship Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, Milwaukee, [...]

Pastor Marlon Lock – Unleashed (EP)

2017-06-02T04:11:50-05:00June 2nd, 2017|

Pastor Marlon Lock Unleashed (2016) By Bob Marovich “You Covered Me,” a single from Stellar Award-nominated Pastor Marlon Lock of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, made JGM’s Pick of the Week last June. It appears on his EP, Unleashed, a collection of seven cuts that showcase Lock’s urban adult contemporary approach to [...]

Darrell Hines II Puts God First

2016-06-29T21:06:08-05:00June 29th, 2016|

By Bob Marovich “Bringing talented people together and finding their strong points and making beautiful songs” is the mantra of producer and record label owner Darrell Hines II. His ensemble REVERB’s debut single, the acoustic-flavored “God First,” is impacting gospel radio. “I’ve been immersed in music all of my life,” [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: June 6, 2016

2016-06-06T23:30:41-05:00June 6th, 2016|

“You Covered Me” Pastor Marlon Lock Available digitally Stellar-nominated gospel artist Pastor Marlon Lock of Milwaukee delivers a gentle contemporary ballad about how he got over: it was all because of God’s protective covering.  Lock delivers this forthright declaration with melodic tenderness but he's moved by the end to [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: March 3, 2015

2015-03-03T01:59:33-06:00March 3rd, 2015|

“He Delivered Me” Pastor Marlon Lock From the CD Good Seed Project Pastor Marlon Lock’s testimonial “He Delivered Me” has all the flavor of a quartet song, complete with the up-tempo southern-fried backbeat, the congregational song lyric, the call and response between male background vocalists, and the extended vamp. It [...]

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