Aretha Franklin

Elected to the Hall of Fame

Aretha Franklin's news entries:

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    The Afterlife, by the trio The Comet Is Coming, will be available on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of the Record Store Day Black Friday retail event.

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    Aretha Franklin (1942-2018)

    Artists We Lost in 2018

    From jazz trumpeters and blues guitarists to genre-defining soul singers and avant-garde soothsayers, DownBeat presents…

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    Concord Label Group president John Burk (left), Monk Competition winner Tom Oren and Thelonious Monk Institute chairman Herbie Hancock

    Tom Oren Wins 2018 Monk Competition

    The winner of this year’s Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz competition, Tom Oren, hails from Tel Aviv, Israel—a…

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    John Legend is one of 21 artists whose new holiday albums are reviewed in our Yuletide Music Roundup.

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    Aretha Franklin (1942–2018)

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    Christian McBride (left), Brian Blade, Aretha Franklin and Herbie Hancock rehearse for the International Jazz Day concert in Washington, D.C., on April 29.

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