CD Review: Unashamed – Brian Free and Assurance

You have seen the story in the March issue of the Singing News Magazine, you’ve heard the new single “Say Amen” on the radio and maybe you’ve even submitted your testimony for Daywind’s “Say Amen” contest for a chance to be the storyline in the new concept video.  Or maybe you haven’t seen or heard…

CD Review: Quartet Style – Booth Brothers

“We cut a record!” Michael Booth exclaimed, holding up a CD with enthusiasm at the end of one of the most anticipated concerts this year. (2013) When the Booth Brothers and Gene McDonald came together at the Memphis Quartet Show and sang as the “Booth Brothers Quartet” earlier this June, fans eagerly awaited this new…

CD Review: Revival – Karen Peck and New River

August 27, 2013 marks the official release date of Karen Peck and New River’s new project, Revival.  Since the trios start in 1991, KPNR has soared on the wings of success with three Grammy Award Nominations, five consecutive #1 songs over the past four years and two GMA Dove Awards for the their 2011 release,…

CD Review: Hymns and Harmony – The Whisnants

To one generation, hymns relive memories of the past.  To another, they are a new sound just discovered.  On the Whisnant’s Hymns and Harmony CD, they are both.  In 2012 the Whisnants released a project titled “Hymns and Harmony.”  The idea for this recording originated in a conversation between the Whisnants and Greater Vision –…

CD Review: For All He’s Done – Greater Vision

In April of 2013, Greater Vision released their new CD For All He’s Done…within it, are some of the most beautiful words you will ever hear. In a proper review, I’d outline Greater Vision’s history and all the ways their successful career in Southern Gospel Music has had fans sitting on the edge of their…

CD Review: 4 Strings – Michaela Brown

With a rat-tat-tat-tat of the cymbals and a swift kick to the drum, 4 Strings from Michaela Brown begins a journey through a series of violin solos that will steal your attention from everything else around you.  Released in 2011 as Michaela’s premiere instrumental project, the variety of music within this project spins together a…

CD Review: Our Anthem – Tribute Quartet

Tribute Quartet released their current CD, Our Anthem, in the Fall of 2012 and with it, came an anthem for everyone that believes in the Lord Jesus Christ.  The songs are geared to bless, give hope, and most of all, provide a song of praise that the listener can live for and claim as their…

March Memories – Make Some More!

  Happy March everyone! I’m hoping that this month will be one that makes memories for us all! With my travel schedule picking up in March, I’m hoping this month will be the beginning of many good times to come. (Not to mention St. Paddy’s Day and Easter is right around the corner!) The first…

CD Review: Hymns You Asked For – Gerald Wolfe

    You won’t often find a vocalist releasing a piano solo CD…unless you’re multi-talented Gerald Wolfe – singer, songwriter, pianist, producer and arranger.  In 2011, Gerald released his third piano solo project – Hymns You Asked For.  After an online survey, Wolfe took the top 21 requested hymns into the studio and composed eight…

CD Review: Count Your Blessings – Legacy Five

Count Your Blessings released in early November (2012) by Legacy Five, and in many ways encompasses three major “firsts” for the quartet.  With the departure of long standing member Glenn Dustin, Count Your Blessings is the project to debuts L5’s new bass singer, Matt Fouch.  Though this quartet formed just over a decade ago, Matt…