Soulsations http://kmuw.org en New Music From Detroit-Based Gospel Group Three Winans Brothers http://kmuw.org/post/new-music-detroit-based-gospel-group-three-winans-brothers <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aperq_Cwh1Y?rel=0" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>Sunday, July 27</strong>:&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:47 +0000 Carla Eckels 37834 at http://kmuw.org R&B, Funk Group The Bar-Kays Celebrates 50 Years On Soulsations http://kmuw.org/post/rb-funk-group-bar-kays-celebrates-50-years-soulsations <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="435" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/lyuSbprDJyI?rel=0" width="580"></iframe></p><p><strong>Sunday, July 20</strong>:</p><p>Hear music from R&amp;B and funk group the Bar-Kays. The band celebrates 50 years in the music industry.&nbsp; The Bar-Kays performed at the White House last year in a “Memphis Soul” concert.&nbsp; The group is also part of the 2014 Master's of Funk World Tour. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>Web Extra</strong>: The Bar-Kays perform "Shine" on the set of Soul Train.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:41:49 +0000 Carla Eckels 37491 at http://kmuw.org Soulsations Sunday features new music from jazz funk band Afro Elements http://kmuw.org/post/soulsations-sunday-features-new-music-jazz-funk-band-afro-elements <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="326" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DwKUjMCAlb8?rel=0" width="580"></iframe></p><p></p><p><strong>Sunday, July 13</strong></p><p>Hear new music by Afro Elements.&nbsp; The jazz funk band's sophomore project, <em>Out of the Centre</em>, features a large brass section and two new vocalists. The album also features as it’s special guest musician Barry Finnerty, the former guitarist for many legendary artists, including The Crusaders.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:29:30 +0000 Carla Eckels 37113 at http://kmuw.org South African guitarist Jonathan Butler and his new release Living My Dream on Soulsations Sunday http://kmuw.org/post/south-african-guitarist-jonathan-butler-and-his-new-release-living-my-dream-soulsations-sunday <iframe width="580" height="326" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UFFmGWfsKkk?list=UUlI2TvzZX2IkZ_usZV8QOvA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><p></p><p><strong>Sunday June 29, 2014</strong></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:56:38 +0000 Carla Eckels 36427 at http://kmuw.org New music from critically-acclaimed vocal group Naturally 7 on Soulsations Sunday http://kmuw.org/post/new-music-critically-acclaimed-vocal-group-naturally-7-soulsations-sunday <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="435" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/z5MkNOXSdkA?rel=0" width="580"></iframe></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:19:16 +0000 Carla Eckels 36067 at http://kmuw.org The return of the S.O.S. Band on Soulsations Sunday http://kmuw.org/post/return-sos-band-soulsations-sunday <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday June 15, 2014</strong></p><p>Sunday on Soulsations hear funky music from the S.O.S. Band. This American R&amp;B and electro-funk group rose to popularity in the 1980s, and are known for their first hit single "Take Your Time (Do It Right)."</p><p>The group also worked with the phenomenal duo, Jimmy Jam &amp; Terry Lewis in the 80s. &nbsp;Jam &amp; Lewis have more number ones than any other songwriting and production team in history.&nbsp; The S.O.S. Band is currently working on a 2014 release.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:13:53 +0000 Carla Eckels 35710 at http://kmuw.org The return of the S.O.S. Band on Soulsations Sunday Soulsations Sunday honors Luther Vandross http://kmuw.org/post/soulsations-sunday-honors-luther-vandross <p><strong>Sunday June 8, 2014</strong></p><p>Sunday on Soulsations, hear songs from the unforgettable voice of Luther Vandross.&nbsp; The music master was honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 3, 2014.&nbsp; Vandross is ranked 54 in <em>Rolling Stone</em> magazine's list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and was included as&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">one of NPR's 50 Great Voices in 2010.</span></p><p><strong>Web extra</strong>: Luther Vandross performs "A House Is Not A Home" live at the NAACP Image Awards in 1988.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:14:39 +0000 Carla Eckels 35422 at http://kmuw.org Soulsations Sunday honors Luther Vandross Soulsations Sunday: Solo project from Chanel of Trin-i-tee 5:7 and the Riverfest Gospel Concert http://kmuw.org/post/soulsations-sunday-solo-project-chanel-trin-i-tee-57-and-riverfest-gospel-concert <p><strong>Sunday, June 1</strong></p><p>Hear music from Chanel.&nbsp; She's one-half of the Dove Award winning duo Trin-i-tee 5:7.&nbsp; The smoky alto recently released her first solo gospel project.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Also listen for the latest news on national and local artists featured at the Wichita&nbsp;Riverfest Gospel concert set for Monday, June 2nd.&nbsp; 2013 Grammy award nominee&nbsp;Tamela Mann will be part of the lineup.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:39:10 +0000 Carla Eckels 35064 at http://kmuw.org Soulsations Sunday: Solo project from Chanel of Trin-i-tee 5:7 and the Riverfest Gospel Concert Soulsations Sunday: New music from Michael Jackson, remembering Jessica Cleaves http://kmuw.org/post/soulsations-sunday-new-music-michael-jackson-remembering-jessica-cleaves <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday May 25, 2014</strong></p><p>Hear music from Michael Jackson's posthumous album&nbsp;<em>Xscape</em>.&nbsp; The May release features songs the pop icon recorded from 1983 to 1999.</p><p>Soulsations&nbsp;also remembers soul singer Jessica Cleaves, the lead singer for the late 60s, early&nbsp;70s group Friends of Distinction.&nbsp; Cleaves later played with Earth, Wind &amp; Fire as well as funk master George Clinton.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong>Web extra</strong>: Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake, "Love Never Felt So Good"</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 16:24:28 +0000 Carla Eckels 34725 at http://kmuw.org Soulsations Sunday: New music from Michael Jackson, remembering Jessica Cleaves Soulsations Sunday: Wichita's all-female soul quartet, TRU http://kmuw.org/post/soulsations-sunday-wichitas-all-female-soul-quartet-tru <p><strong>May 18, 2014</strong></p><p>Sunday on Soulsations: the harmonious sounds of gospel artists, TRU.&nbsp; The Wichita-based, all-female group is releasing their first album. Though contemporary, the quartet has not forgotten their traditional roots, which they deliver with a unique flavor.&nbsp;</p><p>TRU members are alto Marie Moon, soprano Carol Cole, tenor Alisha Baldwin, and alto Rachel Robertson. On Sunday, May 18, at <a href="http://centralcommunity.org" target="_blank">Central Community Church in Wichita</a>, TRU will share songs from their inaugural CD, <em>Thank You</em>.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 18:49:50 +0000 Carla Eckels 34439 at http://kmuw.org Soulsations Sunday: Wichita's all-female soul quartet, TRU