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‘MUSIC & MADNESS’ TO FEATURE MARK LOWRY AND THE MARTINS The Long-Awaited First Tour Together Kicks Off this Spring

Written by SGN Scoops on February 14, 2014 – 11:35 am -

image(Nashville, TN)  – It’s been talked about for years and is now finally coming to pass. Gospel music legends Mark Lowry and The Martins will hit the road together for the first time this spring with their Music & Madness tour.

Kicking off March 6th in Little Rock, Ark., the first leg of Music & Madness will cover 22 cities including stops in Des Moines (Iowa), Bowling Green (Ky.), Fayetteville (N.C.), Nashville and more.

“It’s a lifelong dream,” says Mark about touring with The Martins. “It’s going to be an exciting year, just getting to hear them sing every night.”

The history between Mark and sibling trio Joyce, Jonathan and Judy Martin spans more than two decades and can be traced back to a cassette tape The Martins gave him at a national convention in 1992. Mark and fellow Gaither Vocal Band-mate Michael English were so impressed, they insisted Gloria Gaither listen to an impromptu audition of the group, which they held in the women’s restroom. Gloria then told husband Bill and the rest is history as the Gaithers helped introduce The Martins to the world.

“I’m so excited about being on tour with Mark,” says Joyce, the eldest Martin. “We have for years talked about getting on the road together, but never had the opportunity, so it almost feels surreal. We’re going to just hit the road and have a good time.”

Sponsored by Feed the Children, Music & Madness will also feature renowned pianist Stan Whitmire, and according to Lowry, fans can expect a little bit of everything at the shows: “We’re going to mix it up. The Martins and I will be singing together. I’ll be kicking Jonathan out and singing with just the sisters on a couple songs. Whatever it takes to make the night a success, we’re going to do!”

Best known for his comedic storytelling and writing the Christmas classic, “Mary Did You Know?” Mark Lowry has been entertaining audiences since age 11. His life work includes a long list of recordings and DVDs reflecting a wide range of influences. In October 2013, Lowry announced his departure as the baritone of the Grammy-Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band to focus on his solo career.


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Thomas Nelson Bible Division Prepares for Major Release with Bill and Gloria Gaither

Written by SGN Scoops on June 1, 2012 – 5:43 am -

Nashville, Tenn) May 30, 2012 – Two of the most beloved and influential artists in the Christian music industry, Bill and Gloria Gaither, have joined with leading Christian publisher, Thomas Nelson, Inc., for the release of The Gaither Homecoming Bible($44.99, ISBN 9781418549923). Highly Anticipated Gaither Homecoming Bible to release October 9, 2012

 

As general editors, the Gaithers drew from their years of Bible study, gospel songwriting and strong faith to create this legacy project that is sure to be treasured by believers and all who love to sing their faith for generations to come. With the trusted and beloved New King James text as their guide, the Gaithers worked closely with 60 friends and Homecoming artists to select the 75 hymns and gospel songs that will be interspersed throughout the text. These hymns and songs are given new life and meaning through articles and stories that fully describe their connection to Scripture. In total, 230 exclusive devotionals were penned by Homecoming artists along with 20 original poems by Gloria Gaither. A custom Gaither Homecoming Bible reading plan has also been crafted which will guide readers on a Homecoming journey through the scriptures. Read more »


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Tane’ Miller Joins The Impact Label

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 14, 2011 – 5:52 pm -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) June 14th, 2011 – Manor House Music has recently signed Tane’ Miller to its Impact label.

Tane’ Miller is an international singer, songwriter and recording artist with a distinct and powerful soprano voice. For 20 years, she has faithfully answered the call to the nations serving full time in music ministry, missions, and evangelism, working in 17 different countries.  She performs her own original songs and familiar classics such as; “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”, “I Bowed On My Knees and Cried Holy”, and “It Is Well”. Her beautiful Soprano voice has literally taken her around the world touching many audiences by ministering in churches, conferences, and outreaches in the U.S. and many countries including; France Germany, Hungary, Romania, Sweden, Haiti, Scotland, England, Ireland, Africa, and the High Arctic of Canada, to the Inuit Eskimo. Her songs are played on Christian radio stations in several countries. Tane’ has released 2 previous projects produced by Nick Bruno and is presently releasing her third project produced by Eric Copeland entitled, “Healer Of My Heart”. This new project is a beautiful collection of hymns and praises with a classical style that transcends time and trends and will be available on the Impact label.

The Impact label has a prestigious history in that it presented such renowned artists as The Imperials, The Gaithers, Sandi Patti and Larnelle Harris. The Bill and Gloria Gaither project released on Impact, “Alleluia: A Praise Gathering”, was the first Gold Record in Gospel music.

To learn more about Tane’ Miller visit www.tanemiller.com.


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Gloria Larson Signed To The Impact Label

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on December 30, 2010 – 3:59 pm -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) December 30th, 2010 – Gloria Larson has become the first artist addition to Manor House Music’s revival of the Impact label.

Gloria has graced many audiences with her talent since the age of eight through performances in auditoriums, churches, prisons and recent concert dates alongside artists such as Guy Penrod, Jeff & Sheri Easter and Russ Taff. She is a member of World Christianship Ministries and Regional Director for the Westside Children’s Feeding Ministry. Gloria’s cross-cultural ministry reaches out to all denominations, race and other ethnic groups. Gloria feels that music, the universal language, is a powerful method to inspire God’s work and says, “We can all make a difference in the lives of others if we would only believe the Word of God; your life is a testimony for other people. Even the bad things work out, just wait, be patient and let God handle it.”

Gloria Larson

The Impact label has a prestigious history in that it presented such renowned artists as The Imperials, The Gaithers, Sandi Patti and Larnelle Harris. The Bill and Gloria Gaither project released on Impact, “Alleluia: A Praise Gathering”, was the first Gold Record in Gospel music. A new project by Gloria Larson is underway with more details forthcoming regarding a release date and radio single selection. For more information regarding Gloria Larson or Impact Records visit www.themansionentertainment.com. For more information regarding Manor House Music contact Executive Director Bill Dykes at bdykes@themansionentertainment.com.


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