BRENDA HOLLOWAY & RAGS MOODY III: Same Page (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

BRENDA HOLLOWAY & RAGS MOODY III: Same Page (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

Take internationally-renowned Motown legend Brenda Holloway – known for her classic hits, “Every Little Bit Hurts,” “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” and “When I’m Gone” – and one of her musical ‘discoveries’ Alabama-born mutli-talented Rags Moody III, team, them with award-winning producer/songwriter Preston Glass and it’s a perfect combination!

Written by Brenda, Rags and Preston, the heart-stirring “Same Page” hearkens back to the golden duets of Peaches & Herb, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell and Ashford & Simpson, with its infectious and memorable hook and soulful vocal delivery from Brenda – who remains much beloved particularly in the UK where she’s justifiably considered one of the true Motown greats – and Rags whose track “Family Man” from the recently-released “Preston Glass Presents: Love & Compassion” album – has garnered much appreciation among audiences who appreciate traditional soul music.

Another winner from SoulMusic Records (SMR) in association with Platinum Garage Recordings!

 

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CHUBBY TAVARES: Amazing Ride CD (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings) (Copy)

CHUBBY TAVARES: Amazing Ride CD (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings) (Copy)

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Recordings is proud to announce the release of “Amazing Ride,” the third musically satisfying solo album from Chubby Tavares (of the legendary hit-making family group Tavares) includes a duet with Pattie Brooks (“Music Is Healing”) and the UK soul charted hit, a fresh remake of the classic “Smile”

With award-winning music man Preston Glass at the helm for many of the tracks, Chubby’s latest musically satisfying set showcases his distinctive vocals on a range of wonderful new material as well as refreshing cover of the Charlie Chaplin classic, “Smile,” co-produced by top UK producer Nigel Lowis who also provided a new mix of “Can’t Knock Me Down,” the title track of Chubby’s last CD. Other highlights include “Music Is Healing,” a exciting duet with famed dance music diva Pattie Brooks; the infectious “Kid In A Candy Store”; the inspirational songs, “The Path Of Compassion” (co-written by Chubby) and “Still Blessed”; and the lyrically autobiographical title track.

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CLIF PAYNE: Too CD (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

CLIF PAYNE: Too CD (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Recordings is proud to announce the release of the brand new album by renowned singer/songwriter Clif Payne’s latest album “Too,”  a power-packed collection that includes a new duet with the legendary Freda Payne with whom he scored a UK Top 10 soul hit in 2016, “No Payne, No Gain.”

Continuing where his 2016 debut album (“Welcome To My World”) left off, renowned singer/songwriter Clif Payne follows up with a power- packed collection of songs he so aptly has entitled “Too”. Like his well-received first album, Clif’s latest CD (produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass with associate producer Larry Batiste) includes a soulful duet with the legendary Freda Payne (no sibling relation – at least not to their knowledge): “Yesterday’s Payne, Tomorrow’s Joy” follows the UK Top 10 soul hit, “No Payne, No Gain,” two remixes of which by UK producer Nigel Lowis are included on this 2018 musically-satisfying set.

A cover of the Stevie Wonder perennial, “Another Star,” and “Get Up, Get Busy” penned by SoulMusic Records’ founder David Nathan and Byron Motley are among the album’s standouts along with a number of Payne-Glass-Batiste originals including the jazz-inflected “(Easily) Breezy,” the finger-snappin’ “Because Of You,” the fast-paced “Go Back To What You Know,” the head-boppin’ title track and the uplifting “Heaven Is Watching” (penned by the trio with Louis Biancaniello.

Harlem-born, Bay Area-based Clif has worked with a plethora of major artists including Evelyn “Champagne” King, Norman Connors, Bobby McFerrin, Ellis Hall, Sheena Easton, American Idol judge & vocal coach Peggy Blu, Four Play drummer Harvey Mason, jazz fusionists Hiroshima and former Chicago vocalist Bill Champlin and has opened shows for the likes of Dan Siegel, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis and Dionne Warwick.

In addition to his own “Welcome To My World,” Clif can be heard on two Preston Glass projects – “Dyanamic Duets” and 2017’s “Love & Compassion,” the latter released via SoulMusic Records and Platnum Garage Recordings as is “Too,” a musical masterpiece that is sure to please Clif’s growing global audience!

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NADIA COLE: TODAY (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

NADIA COLE: TODAY (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

SoulMusic Records in association with Platinum Garage Recordings is proud to announce the release of the first solo single by Voices Of Glory member, Nadia Cole. Produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass, “Today” is an upbeat contemporary track that highlights the powerful soulful vocals of this “America’s Got Talent” acclaimed finalist.

Eighteen-year old international R&B / gospel recording artist Nadia Cole has been performing since she was five-years-old. She appeared on the popular reality show ” America’s Got Talent” when she was just nine along with her two equally talented brothers Michael & Avery Cole. The siblings known as Voices Of Glory rose above 100,000 contestants to finished as the top five finalists. Nadia was a standout and adored by millions around the globe as they watched the nine year old grace the stage with such beauty and confidence that matched perfectly with her stunning dresses and powerful voice.

Both judges Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne shouted out to Nadia several time during her appearance on the show that she was a “star” and Nadia have proven them right. Since appearing on America’ Got Talent, Nadia has won multi – awards and has performed in over 1,000 live shows including shows at Madison Square Garden Grand Olé Opera, major league and NFL stadiums as well as in Europe. Nadia and her brothers have recently signed a contract with Jimmy Osmond to perform 100 + shows at the famous Andy William’s Moon River Theatre beginning March 2018 in Branson Missouri.

Nadia Cole is classy and beautiful with a very old soul and has been mentioned in the same breath as multi-Grammy award winner Whitney Houston and the amazing Ella Fitzgerald. Nadia not only loves music she lives music and she will be the first to tell one and all that she appreciates all the compliments however she is a student of those outstanding performers that came before her. Nadia gives all the glory to God for her life and gifts and is grateful to her family for their support as she continues her career as a member of Voices Of Glory and as an independent artist.

“Nadia you are a star!” Piers Morgan – America’s Got Talent

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PRESTON GLASS PRESENTS: DYNAMIC DUETS 2 (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

PRESTON GLASS PRESENTS: DYNAMIC DUETS 2 (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

Track listing:
1. Same Page – Brenda Holloway & Rags Moody III
2. Soul Candy – Jacnique Nina & Brandon Wattz
3. Always On The Lookout For Love – Grady Harrell & Brenda Lee Eager
4. Yesterday’s Payne, Tomorrow’s Joy – Clif Payne & Freda Payne
5. Drowning In You – Eugene Cole & Karyn White
6. Nothing Like It (Love) – Preston Glas& & Talita Long
7. Songbird (NL Mix) – Jacnique Nina & Phillip Ingram
8. You Make Me Feel Brand New – Angel Rose & Tony Lindsay
9. Music Is Healing – Chubby Tavares & Pattie Brooks
10. Leap Of Faith – Susan Therese & Jason Weaver
11. I Remember – Terry Dexter & Johnny Manuel (Bonus Cut)
12. Midnight Maneuvers – Jacnique Nina & King James Brown (Bonus Cut)

Award-winning producer/songwriter Preston Glass presents his second collection of inspired musical pairings of established R&B/soul and pop hitmakers – including Karyn White, Freda Payne, Brenda Holloway, Grady Harrell, Brenda Lee Eager, Terry Dexter, Phillip Ingram, Chubby Tavares and Pattie Brooks – with up-and-coming artists such as Jason Weaver, Susan Therese, Tony Lindsay, Clif Payne, Jacnique Nina, Johnny Manuel, Eugene Cole, Angel Rose, Talita Long, Brandon Watts and Rags Moody III on an array of original material, with two notable covers – The Stylistics’ “You Make Me Feel Brand New” (performed here by Angel Rose & Tony Lindsay; and Kenny G’s classic “Songbird” (originally produced by Preston) given a vocal treatment by Jacnique Nina & Phillip Ingram).

Highlights include (4) tracks that have already gained soul music chart success in the UK, notably “Same Page” by Motown legend Brenda Holloway and Rags Moody III; “I Remember,” the powerhouse duet between US hitmaker Terry Dexter and Johnny Manuel (of ‘America’s Got Talent’ fame); “Yesterday’s Payne, Tomorrow’s Joy,” by iconic songstress Freda Payne and Clif Payne; and “Always On The Lookout For Love,” by R&B chartmakers Grady Harrell and Brenda Lee Eager (of “Ain’t Understanding Mellow” fame).

Executive Producers: David Nathan & Preston Glass

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TERRY DEXTER & JOHNNY MANUEL: I REMEMBER (SoulMusic Records-Platinum Garage Recordings)

TERRY DEXTER & JOHNNY MANUEL: I REMEMBER (SoulMusic Records-Platinum Garage Recordings)

SoulMusic Records (SMR) in association with Platinum Garage Recording is proud to announce the worldwide release of “I Remember,” a truly emotive pop/soul powerhouse ballad performed by renowned R&B vocalist Terry Dexter and Amefcan Idol and America’s Got Talent performer Johnny Manuel, written and produced by award-winning music man Preston Glass.

Bring together two truly amazing vocalists, provide a powerhouse pop/soul ballad, add the production magic of an award-winning music man and the result is “I Remember,” a future classic, from renowned R&B vocalist Terry Dexter and Johnny Manuel, who has appeared before millions of US television viewers on “American Idol” and “America’s Got Talent.” A 21st century ballad with that hearkens back to timeless duet pairings such as Diana Ross & Lionel Richie (“Endless Love”) and Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack (“Tonight I Celebrate My Love”)….

TERRY DEXTER
Terry Dexter was born in Detroit, Michigan and began singing in her church’s gospel choir at the age of 6, and continued until age 14.From the age of 9 to 14, Dexter was a member of local girl group Tristar. She began singing background for other artists at age 11, most notably for Simply Red. At age 13 she signed to Elektra Records,] but an album on the label never materialized. Dexter signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1998 at the age of 19, and she released her eponymous debut album in 1999: Terry’s debut single, “You’ll Never Miss Me (‘Til I’m Gone)”, was released via Warner Bros. subsidiary Reprise Records Terry’s sophomore album, Listen, was released independently in 2008 and she also co-wrote “Walk Like a Man”, the theme song to the NBC television series The Playboy Club. Terry made her feature film debut in Deliver Us From Eva (2003). She was later approached by playwright David E. Talbert, who recruited her to star as the female lead character, Tyme Prentice, in his musical Love in the Nick of Tyme (opposite Morris Chestnut).

JOHNNY MANUEL
Johnny Manuel was born and raised in Flint Michigan, where his musical talent was apparent at a young age. His demos, recorded with local producers eventually caught the attention of major record executives, and he was signed to Warner Brother’s Records at the age of 14. Throughout his career Johnny has performed on tours with artists such as Destiny’s Child, Jay-Z, Bow Wow, Christina Milian, and N-Sync. His debut single (I Got You) produced by famed music producer, Jermaine Dupri, received air play on radio and the video for the single was premiered on BET’s 106 & Park. He is also featured on the soundtrack for Sony Pictures release “The Brothers”. Preston Glass’ “Dynamic Duets” Volume 1 album first introduced the song/duet “I Remember in March of 2017. Johnny prides himself on his unique vocal ability and loves touching audiences wherever he performs. He recently set the world on fire in the summer of 2017 with his awe-inspiring performances on “America’s Got Talent” (including a superb version of Whitney Houston’s) “I Have Nothing”. Other performance experiences include:
• Guest Vocal Performer on the Ben Vereen National Concert Tour 2005-2006.
• Vocal guest, private event for Yahoo! Board of Directors (Aspen Colorado) 2006.
• Featured artist for Celebrity Fight Night Concert Event, performing with music producer David Foster, and sharing the stage with artists, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Garth Brooks, Reba McIntyre, and Renee Olstead (Scottsdale, Arizona) 2006.
• Featured guest performer, “Ben Vereen Live at Razz Room (San Francisco, California ) 2009.
• Top 100 Vocalists, American Idol (Season 10)

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WILLIE BRADLEY (ft GERALD ALSTON): IN THE MEANTIME (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

WILLIE BRADLEY (ft GERALD ALSTON): IN THE MEANTIME (SoulMusic Records/Platinum Garage Recordings)

Bold, yet simultaneously charming; edgy, yet at the same time beautiful; these seemingly opposite adjectives might well-describe the music of artist/trumpeteer Willie Bradley  but also fittingly tell about the man himself! Willie Bradley’s music brings together many varied styles, taking smooth jazz to a whole new level.

 

 

On his new CD project “Going With The Flow”, Willie (who has played consistently with the Original James Brown band in the US, Europe and Japan) has worked together with multi-award winning producer Preston Glass, (Kenny G., George Benson, Earth, Wind & Fire and many more) they have brought together a fantastic group of songs as well as a cast of stellar musicians with varied styles (Gregg Manning, Gerald Alston from The Manhattans, Bob Baldwin, Club Nouveau, and Jerry Martini of Sly & The Family Stone).

The first single, “In The Meantime” (written by Preston) is particularly timely in a world of constant change; it is also the first release of many planned in the association between renowned soul music entrepreneur David Nathan’s SoulMusic Records and Preston’s Platinum Garage Recordings.

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