Rolling Stone Gives Blind Boys a Four Star Rave
The new issue of Rolling Stone magazine (Sept 19, 2002 cover) raves about The Blind Boys of Alabamas Higher Ground as another stunning set of songs from Alabamas finest and that this new set of funkified gospel is even better than the first. They further proclaim that The Blind Boys version of Curtis Mayfields People Get Ready is actually an improvement on the original. Watch for the Blind Boys on tour world wide this year.
Blind Boys of Alabamas Higher Ground Welcomed with Extensive Media - Time Magazine, 60 Minutes II, Letterman
The Blind Boys of Alabama follow their critically and commercially acclaimed Grammy Award winning Spirit of the Century CD with Higher Ground, out August 27, 2002. The record has already won praise in the current Time Magazine with features coming soon on 60 Minutes II, The New York Times, and a performance on David Letterman 11/6. See tour dates for extensive world wide tour plans being updated weekly.
Rubén Blades, Award Winning Actor and Four Time Grammy Winner, Signs With Rosebud
Were proud to announce the signing of award winning actor and Four time Grammy winner, Rubén Blades for booking representation. Rubéns great new Columbia CD, Mundo, will be released Sept 17. The CD fetaures musicians from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, the United States, Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico and reinforces the concept that music has no political boundaries and is the ideal voice to express the human character to its fullest potential.
Savoy Doucet Cajun Band Signs With Rosebud
The Savoy Doucet Cajun Band has just signed to Rosebud. Marc and Ann Savoy, along with Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil, create and interpret authentic old-time Cajun music, from popular dancehall tunes to soulful ballads, drawing upon each members rich historical connection to their native southern Louisiana. Michael continues, not only to lead BeauSoleil, but with his other project of string virtuosos, Fiddlers 4, with all of those projects now represented by Rosebud.
Rosebud Signs Rising Irish Group, Solas, for Exclusive Worldwide Representation
Solas, acclaimed by many to be one of the most exciting Irish traditional groups in the world, has signed with Rosebud for exclusive worldwide booking representation. Solas new CD, The Edge of Silence was produced by Grammy winning producer, Neil Dorfsman (Sting, Dire Straits, Bruce Hornsby, Paul McCartney) and Solas leader Seamus Egan. The CD features original songs as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and Tom Waits and combines traditional and modern music and technology to create a sound all their own. The September-October issue of My Generation magazine calls Solas The Chieftains most impressive heirs.