alison crockett march news

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Radio Airplay
CD101.9 FM NYC
88.9FM Balt, MD
88.9 Raleigh, NC
Solarradio, UK

Im4radio.com
4Dasoul.com
afternoondelight
@colourfulradio.com

if you know any others where my music is being played, let me know!

Key of Gee E-Zine Review
Here’s a review form the Urban Organic Festival…


…Crockett was in Detroit for the Urban Organic Weekend. When I interviewed her… I thought OK – she is a nice quiet, laid-back…

But, wow when Alison walked on stage to sing – girl friend morphed into this energetic Diva… Everyone that came after her, had step up their vocal game – cause she brought it.

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Greetings!

OK, it’s March now. Can you believe the time has moved so fast?! We’re working hard on the next recording which is on the horizon…I was just working on the last song…it’s a masterpiece…atleast to me. Just you wait…

This spring I have a some things happening as I finish up this new record. I’ll be doing my first gig in Virginia with my road dog “chickenologist”, John Bibbs. I’ll also be putting my teaching hat on, giving a workshop in Maryland about the workings of Jazz voice. Fascinating stuff the voice is…atleast to me.

I have some dayes coming up around the country so if you haven’t seen me in your town, don’t give up on me….

With Much Love,
Alison

Click Here to purchase the record and find out what you think. Then email me back with your comments….I’d luv to hear from you!

“inDepth Vocal Jazz” Saturday, March 29, 2008
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church
10701 Old Georgetown Road
Rockville, MD 20852

Whether you are an “in the shower singer” or out there gigging, you’ll want to attend this special vocal clinic. You will attend three classes, covering everything from breathing and intonation to jazz theory and scatting. Then, our fourth and final class puts you in a small group singing situation where you will get to strut your stuff with our top-call pianists. Classes are grouped according to ability level, so the Vocal Jazz Clinic is perfect for beginners to semi-pros.

Future Dates:

Saturday, May 3 – NYC
Thursday, May 8 – Washington, DC

Friday, May 23 – Starlite Cafe
Sunday, June 8 – Chicago

Look out for more details coming soon. If you want alison to perform in your area contact teddy@thecrockettgallery.com or info@alisoncrockett.com.

Calvin Richardson Returns!

Let me know if you can post the streaming audio of his first single, “Sang No More” from the upcoming album “When Love Comes” dropping May 24th on Shanachie:
Calvin Richardson, well known to his legions as “The Prince Of R&B,” is one of the finest true soul singers to emerge during the past decade. His last album, “2:35 AM,” easily debuted on the Top Ten of the Billboard R&B albums chart cementing his place as one of the genre’s leading men. Calvin also scored with “More Than A Woman,” his duet with Angie Stone from her acclaimed “Mahogany Soul” album, as well as his guest vocals on Raphael Saddiq’s “Instant Vintage” album and Pieces Of A Dream’s “Ahead To The Past.” He also appeared on the soundtracks of such films as “Bringing Down The House” and “Go To The Club,” further exposing his unique sound and delivery to a widespread audience.
Calvin’s Shanachie debut “When Love Comes” is Calvin’s follow-up album to “2:35 AM” and is clearly his finest artistic statement yet as a recording artist. He displays his deep-soul roots on an original set of sexy and romantic tracks aimed squarely at his sizable, largely female fan-base. Standout cuts include “Sang No More,” “Sexy Love” and his ode to fatherhood “Daddy To My Kids.”
“Sang No More,” the first single, will be worked to Urban AC radio nationally creating surefire exposure for this dynamic project. There will also be a video for “Sang No More” that will be serviced and worked to BET, BET-J,VH-1 Soul and all appropriate video outlets nationally, including You Tube, iTunes etc.
Calvin has established a national touring profile, playing with such artists as Reuben Studdard, Raphael Saddiq, Angie Stone and many others. He will be supporting the release of “When Love Comes” with live performances nationwide.

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Lucy Beer
Elemental Consulting

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Global Soul scene explodes @ LIBATION

Dear Friends:
In April 2006, Tea Party Music (the record label that brought us the dance floor classics “Life Start’s Today” and “Theorema Del Faya”) and Manchildblack (recording artist of the West End Records joint “Rain” and promoter of the long running ALMA NYC party) joined forces to create an event that is now considered the Mecca of NYC’s Global Soul Culture, LIBATION. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month resident DJ Ian Friday digs deep in the crates of his eclectic collection to explore the multi-dimensional sounds of this music and invite all to dance, shout and exalt in its majesty! Global Soul is a form of dance music deeply rooted in the rhythms of the African Diaspora. With influences from Africa, the Caribbean, South and Central America, it is a music that celebrates the rich history of a people and their culture.

Currently held at the infamous LES nightspot, Sapphire Lounge,
LIBATION is an event that gives its patrons a full course of aural and visual stimulation. As Ian keeps the dance floor in a frenzy, guests are treated to the agile moves of world renown dance collective and LIBATION hosts, Afro Mosaic Soul. The party’s artist-in-residence is none other than MTV Art Battle Winner, Concep, who along with his crew, Collaborative Arts Project, is always on hand to paint live on canvass or even on the body parts of willing participants. LIBATION has even exhibited the stunning photography of nightlife provocateur, Human, and Jae of Moon Rising NYC. In only two years of existence, the party has also had the pleasure of presenting some of Global Soul’s most influential and well respected DJs and performers including: DJ Spinna, Rich Medina, Karizma, Eric (Erro) Roberson, Stephanie McKay, Wunmi, Sara Devine and even legendary DJ/producer, Osunlade.
LIBATION will host two events at this year’s Winter Music Conference in Miami, and have plans for a huge anniversary bash in New York this April 24th, featuring a special live performance by the exraordinary performer, Peven Everett, and his band. LIBATION and it’s organizers are definitely ones to watch this year as their event – and Global Soul movement of which they are a part of creating – continues to expand and grow worldwide.
Kind Regards,
Lorie Caval*
Lovebug PR
212-726-1322
lorie@lovebugpr.com
Above photos taken at LIBATION courtesy of photographer, Human http://www.myspace.com/humanonline
For regularly updated information on LIBATION events, goto: www.manchildblack.com or www.myspace.com/teapartymusic


Sapphire is located at 249 Eldridge Street (btwn Eldridge/Stanton), NYC. General club contact information: (212) 777-5153, http://www.sapphirenyc.com
A champion of DJ culture, music, art and dance, Sapphire boasts a Cabaret License (quite literally, a license which allows patrons to dance), a crisp sound system, dance floor, full bar and backroom art gallery. The small nightclub/lounge L.E.S. hideaway perpetuates an energetic party vibe, attracting a cool, quirky, trendy, and occasional celebrity, crowd. Long-running weekly Sapphire events like Funk You (Fridays), The New Jazzy Show (Saturdays) and Deep See (Tuesdays) feature talented DJs spinning an intelligent mix of music – from House and Electro to Rock & Roll, to Hip-Hop, depending on the night. Monthly parties, special events, private parties and rotating art exhibits add to the club’s unique, dynamic atmosphere.

Steve Wallace and Decca Records… Round 2

Wussup everybody!

So, I actually made it past the first round of the Decca Records competition!

Thanks to all who voted.

But now we’re in round 2, and I have posted up a new song called “Packages” from my upcoming album. It will look like a video should play but it’s only audio. Check out the song and please vote by clicking the red vote button on the “First Tracks” banner under the video viewer.

It only takes a second so vote now.

Remember you can only vote once a day from an e-mail address, but after a day has past you can vote again!

Thanks everybody

Steve Wallace

click below…

http://www.gather.com/viewVideo.jsp?id=11821949021862323

Vicelounge – New Music

i humbly invite you to enter into our world on tuesday, april 1st.

our EP, from Recordbreakin and DJ Junior, is ready to begin its ascent. the first phase is a soft launch to friends and family. rather than trying to rape our peeps, we are providing the music digitally at a very fair price of $3 for the full EP. to obtain individual tracks, the price is 99cents.

this gives folks options, you want that one banger or the whole shebang… there is cheap option for each.

and in the spirit of support, we working with our fave soul providers mobile underground and ourworld music to provide the downloads.
yessir. yes ma’am.

according to some cool ass friends like mr. len (a&r man for us), gvg, keter, toshi reagon, john brunelli, kissey asplund, kim knox (but she is fam) and my middle daughter this is a good record. come tuesday, take it!

thanks in advance

– tai