JGM Pick of the Week: May 14, 2018

2018-05-15T01:13:58-05:00May 15th, 2018|

“I’m Determined” Bemeche’ BGMN Records (release date: April 9, 2018) By Bob Marovich This Virginia-based artist teams up with a top-shelf choir and musicians who together sound as if they came straight outta Chicago’s Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer on “I’m Determined.” A churchy up-tempo workout with jaunty piano work complements [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: April 2, 2018

2018-04-03T02:17:54-05:00April 3rd, 2018|

“Trouble Won’t Last” Apostle James Alston & Fellowship By Bob Marovich By their name, Apostle James Alston & Fellowship sounds like a P&W group, but they are actually a quartet, complete with Alston’s gravelly lead vocal delivery and gospel chuckle. For “Trouble Won’t Last,” Alston & Fellowship delivers the [...]

Derek Dunn – I Will Sing

2018-03-30T02:00:25-05:00March 30th, 2018|

Derek Dunn I Will Sing In Season Music Group (release date: October 13, 2017) By Bob Marovich From the Tidewater area of Virginia comes Derek Dunn, whose latest CD, I Will Sing, is notable for offering more than the usual number of high-potential songs expected from an album of new compositions. [...]

G.I. – Winning

2017-11-01T15:37:56-05:00November 1st, 2017|

G.I. Winning BGA Records / Shanachie (release date: September 8, 2017) By Bob Marovich Depending on your political point of view, “winning” can be a timeless mantra or a creepy coded message. For Richmond, Virginia’s G.I., however, winning is not a political football but a forgone conclusion. Just believe. [...]

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