Soulsations

Sundays at 6pm

Soulsations takes listeners on an engaging musical journey of R&B and Gospel music.

You’ll hear the sounds of Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, dubbed the best kept secret in the industry, musical innovators Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye along with other tunes from Motown’s golden era. You’ll discover the distinct sounds of contemporary gospel from Yolanda Adams to the long-time a cappella gospel quartet the Fairfield Four, known as house wreckers because they “bring down the house” when they perform.

We’ll also showcase new works from seasoned R&B veterans including Al Green and Aretha Franklin plus gospel siblings BeBe & CeCe Winans. Join Carla Eckels Sunday evenings for an hour of pure musical enjoyment.

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Sunday, April 10  

Sunday, April 3

Sunday on Soulsations we'll hear the distinctive soulful sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. The band has been performing for nearly thirty years and continues to attract sold-out audiences. Frankie Beverly and Maze is considered one of the most influential groups in modern history.  In 2012, the band was awarded a BET Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sunday, March 27

This week on Soulsations we feature songs for Easter including a phenomenal gospel tune from spectacular soprano,  L’Tanya Moore-Copeland.  The Atlanta choir director sings and talks about a well-loved classic, “He Decided to Die."

Sunday, March 20

Sunday, March 13

This week on Soulsations we'll feature brand new gospel music from Grammy award-winning artist, Hezekiah Walker.  The choir director and singer/songwriter has produced an uplifting single called “Better”.  It’s from his 15th studio album set to be released this summer. 

Sunday, March 6

Sunday on Soulsations hear the soulful sounds of phenomenal vocalist, Chaka Khan. The “I’m Every Woman” singer has enjoyed a career that spans four decades.  The Grammy Award-winning songstress turns 63 on March 23rd. 

Sunday, February 21

Sunday on Soulsations, hear new music from singer/songwriter Regina Belle.  The Grammy-award winning R&B/Gospel artist has produced an inspirational R&B release called The Day Life Began. It’s her first R&B album in 15 years. 

Sunday, February 14

Sunday on Soulsations, it's an hour filled with Valentine's Day love songs including the title cut from the 70s classic, This Song Is For You, from Wichita’s own Rudy Love and the Love family. Plus Brother Bob Love, who also sings in the band, explains the history behind their ever-popular signature song.  

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Sunday February 7 

This week on Soulsations, we remember Earth, Wind & Fire founder, Maurice White.  The singer, songwriter, producer, and innovator died in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 74 this week.  He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1992 and stopped touring with the band soon after.  

White once told Newsweek we live in a negative society: "Most people can’t see beauty and love.  I see music as medicine”.  Maurice White was inducted in the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010 and his wildly successful jazz, funk,  R&B, and  gospel band, Earth Wind & Fire, has sold 90 million records worldwide. Listen for an hour filled with Earth, Wind & Fire music as we celebrate this remarkable musician!

Sunday, January 31

Join us this week for soul music from Paige Bryan, daughter of comedian Sinbad, and the latest release from 3WB – 3 Winans Brothers featuring the Clark Sisters. Plus Wichita singer/songwriter Eugene Canady talks about his jazz/gospel release, Blue Skies

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