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StowTown Records Announces Debut Release From The Kramers

Written by Staff on May 11, 2020 – 3:41 pm -

StowTown Records Announces Debut Release From The KramersNashville, TN (May 8, 2020) – StowTown Records has announced the release of a brand new recording from one of gospel music’s most gifted musical families, The Kramers. The Hope of All Tomorrows marks the group’s debut recording under the StowTown umbrella. The recording features live orchestrations and was produced by multi-award winning producer/arranger, Wayne Haun.

Since 1995, Scott and Rachel Kramer have enjoyed a full-time ministry that has allowed them the opportunity to share the Gospel throughout North America and internationally. In 2014, they were joined by their daughter Maria. Three years later, son-in-law, Ben Wolfe, became a member of the musical family. Like the Kramers, Ben comes from a rich musical heritage as his father is Gerald Wolfe of Greater Vision.

The Hope of All Tomorrows offers listeners a rich variety and effectively exhibits the group’s ability to present a diverse range of musical stylings that are certain to be embraced by music lovers of all ages. The recording includes moving ballads, as well as upbeat melodies and powerful songs of worship, each complemented by creative and inspiring orchestrations masterfully created by talented producer Wayne Haun. “For many years now, we’ve admired the music production work of Wayne Haun,” states Scott Kramer, “and it’s been a tremendous blessing to have him produce our latest project. Wayne brings a wealth of creative talent to the table, including great musicianship, songwriting, orchestral arranging, vocal production and the incredible ability to write studio charts for many of the world’s greatest musicians. From the beginning, Wayne encouraged our family through every step of the production process. The Hope of All Tomorrows is by far our best family project to date, and it’s largely due to God working in a mighty way through our dear friend, Wayne Haun!”

StowTown Records Announces Debut Release From The Kramers“When you are in the studio with great songs and talented singers, the creative juices easily flow,” Haun shares, “and it’s all evident from the downbeat of the first song to the final note. I love the musical versatility we created for this project. All four singers are unique musicians individually, but somehow the collaboration just clicks. I think that comes from the years of good training and honing their craft and God-given talent…family harmony in its best form.”

The Hope of All Tomorrows features nine selections, including the debut single “Water Walker,” which is currently climbing up radio airplay charts nationwide. “From the moment we first heard the demo for the song, we knew we wanted to sing it,” Maria Kramer Wolfe shares. “It features an upbeat and catchy melody with a greatly encouraging message! We always look forward to sharing the song live, and we’re excited to say it’s our latest release to radio. Written by Wendy Ferguson and Rachel McCutcheon, ‘Water Walker’ reminds us God is always at work in our lives and, with every test we face, He is strengthening our faith. Our God is always faithful to lead and guide in our journey to become more like Him!”

The Kramers have been presenting the Gospel in song for 25 years. With The Hope of All Tomorrows, the musical team of Scott, Rachel, Maria and Ben soars to new heights.

The Hope Of All Tomorrows is distributed exclusively by Provident/Sony and is available at digital and retail outlets worldwide, including christianbook.com, barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com.

Complete Track Listing:
Greater God
Water Walker
All the Way to the Gates
Priceless Praise
It’s a Good Life
Pray ‘Til Something Happens
Be Christ
The Hope of All Tomorrows
Great Beyond Measure

ABOUT THE KRAMERS:
Since 1995, the husband/wife team of Scott and Rachel Kramer has been sharing the message of the Gospel worldwide. With the assistance of their son, Weston, daughter, Maria, and son-in-law, Ben Wolfe, the musical ministry of The Kramers is truly a family affair. For the past 25 years, the family has hosted the popular RiverLife Gospel Music Lunch & Dinner Cruises aboard the Spirit of Peoria Riverboat in Peoria, IL. Over the years, they have shared stages with many of Gospel Music’s most prominent recording artists, presenting their own brand of musical variety and excellence and delighting audiences from all walks of life.

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ABOUT STOWTOWN RECORDS:
StowTown Records was founded in 2011 by Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun and expanded in 2014 with the addition of partners Landon Beene and Nate Goble. With each label owner providing their individual expertise, StowTown has become a powerhouse independent label. As the creative home for many of today’s top artists, the StowTown family includes Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Doug Anderson, Charles Billingsley, The Browns, Cana’s Voice, The Collingsworth Family, Tiffany Coburn, The Erwins, TaRanda Greene, The Guardians, The Kramers, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Tim Lovelace, Jody McBrayer, Devin McGlamery, The Perrys, The Steeles, The Taylors and Triumphant Quartet. Distributed worldwide through Provident/Sony Distribution, StowTown Records has garnered industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards and chart-topping releases from its highly respected roster of artists.

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Sunset Gallery Music Reaches Agreement With Noted Songwriter, Donna King

Written by Staff on December 11, 2019 – 2:14 pm -

Sunset Gallery Music Reaches Agreement With Noted Songwriter, Donna King

Pictured l-r: Joel Lindsey (Sunset Gallery Music President), Donna King, & Wayne Hahn (Sunset Gallery Music Creative Director)

Joshua Tree, CA – One of Christian music’s most talented songwriters, Donna King, has reached an exclusive agreement with noted publishing company, Sunset Gallery Music. Effective immediately, Sunset Gallery Music will partner with King to begin producing musical collaborations for many of Christian music’s most popular recording artists from multiple genres.

Over the years, King has firmly established her place as a noted songwriter and producer. Her compositions have been recorded by many of the industry’s most talented musicians and singers and she has produced recordings for such popular artists as Tribute Quartet, The Taylors, The Erwins, and Mercy’s Well, just to name a few.
“I’ve known Donna King for many years,” Sunset Gallery Music President Joel Lindsey states. “I have had the privilege of working with her in many capacities. I have always loved how she brings such excitement and elegance to everything she does, so it’s incredibly thrilling for Sunset Gallery Music to partner with her in this beautiful adventure of songwriting! Her pursuit of excellence and her desire to craft great songs for the Kingdom is obvious. We could not be happier to welcome her into our family.”
For King, joining Sunset Gallery Music provides an opportunity to be a part of a writing team that has been honored by countless awards and accolades and years of songwriting excellence.
“I’ve always loved both the dedication to excellence and the family approach that Sunset Gallery takes with their writing team,” King shares. “It is a deep honor to be a part of that family now. I look so forward to all that the future holds.”
More information regarding Sunset Gallery Music is available by visiting facebook.com/sunsetgallerymusic. Additional information regarding Donna King is available online at www.donnakingmusic.com
Sunset Gallery Music Reaches Agreement With Noted Songwriter, Donna KingAbout Sunset Gallery Music
Sunset Gallery Music (BMI) – KeTone Songs (ASCAP) – Imperial Palms Music (SESAC)
Sunset Gallery Music was founded in 2002 in Los Angeles, CA, as an independent publishing and administration company for single copyrights. Since its inception, it has expanded to become the creative home for some of the music industry’s most decorated songwriters. Today, Sunset Gallery Music services and represents an impressive staff of writers including Val Dacus, Jeff Bumgardner, Gene Ezell, Ed Stivers, Rachel McCutcheon, Barbara Huffman, Scott Inman, Marcia Henry, Helga Kaefer, Adina Bowman, Randall Garland, Jim Davis, Jonathan Denney, Keagan Denney and Donna King. Sunset Gallery Music has garnered industry attention with multiple awards and chart-topping singlels from their highly respected roster of songwriters.

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TaRanda & Triumphant Quartet Honored at 50th GMA Dove Awards

Written by Staff on October 18, 2019 – 7:08 pm -

TaRanda Releases The HealingNashville, TN (October 16, 2019) – StowTown Records artists, TaRanda Greene and Triumphant Quartet, were honored with wins at this year’s GMA Dove Awards. TaRanda was honored with Inspirational Song of the Year for “When The Healing Comes.

Triumphant Quartet’s 2019 release, Yes, was named Southern Gospel Album of the Year.

When The Healing Comes” was written by TaRanda, Geron Davis, Wayne Haun and Joel Lindsey and is on her 2018 release The Healing. While the song itself was birthed out of TaRanda’s personal story, it has been a balm for many who suffer from personal tragedies.

TaRanda expressed her gratitude, “I’m still a bit overwhelmed. I didn’t see this one coming. Every nominee in the category was so worthy to win the Dove. I’m grateful to be in such beautiful company, and I’m grateful to have so many amazing people cheering me on. When my name was called, my thoughts scattered, and I failed to say thank you to so many people who helped make this song what it is…people like Nate Goble, my record label, Stowtown Records, Provident Distribution, Jason Webb, Wayne Haun, every musician and singer, Ronnie Brookshire, who spent endless hours behind a console engineering and mixing the song. There are just so many people, from the marketing team to fans, who encourage me with messages about this song. I’m overwhelmed by the love I receive on a daily basis from my husband and my children. They are the heart and soul of what I do. I am a very blessed woman…every day. I’m so grateful to my Heavenly Father for giving me this life and the opportunities that come along in it. He is just so good!”

TaRanda & Triumphant Quartet Honored at 50th GMA Dove AwardsTriumphant Quartet is celebrating their first Dove Award win. Yes was produced by Wayne Haun and Gordon Mote. In addition to being nominated, Triumphant Quartet sang “Jesus is Coming Soon” on the televised program.

Scotty Inman of Triumphant shares, “We are truly blown away. The four of us recently began our 18th year as a group, and the Lord continues to pour out blessings on our ministry. We truly hope this award is a sign of what the songs on the album are doing to help grow the Body of Christ. Again, thank you to the GMA and its voters!”

“It’s difficult to put into words how elated I am today,” says Wayne Haun. “I personally see how hard these artists work to get to the finish line of a project. There might not be blood, but plenty of sweat and tears during the process, so to watch as their fellow GMA members honor them gives me hope that what we do is worth it. Lives are truly changed through the power of this music and the eternal impact of its message.”

The 50th Dove Awards show was live streamed on Sirius XM and will air on TBN on October 20 at 8:00 PM EST.

ABOUT STOWTOWN RECORDS:

StowTown Records was founded in 2011 by Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun and then expanded in 2014 with the addition of partners Landon Beene and Nate Goble. With each person bringing their individual expertise, StowTown has become a powerhouse independent Gospel Music label. As the creative home for many of today’s top artists, the StowTown family of artists includes Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Doug Anderson, Charles Billingsley, The Browns, Cana’s Voice, Tiffany Coburn, The Collingsworth Family, The Erwins, TaRanda Greene, The Guardians, Trey Ivey, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Tim Lovelace, Jody McBrayer, Devin McGlamery, The Perrys, Southern Raised, The Taylors and Triumphant Quartet. Distributed worldwide through Provident/Sony Distribution, StowTown Records has garnered industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards and chart-topping releases from their highly respected roster of artists.

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Karen Peck and New River Receive Two 2019 Dove Award Nominations

Written by Staff on August 15, 2019 – 5:38 pm -

Karen Peck and New River

Karen Peck and New River

Nashville, Tenn – Five-time GRAMMY® Award nominated and six-time Dove Award-winning family group Karen Peck and New River were honored with two nominations for the 2019 GMA Dove Awards.

The group received the coveted Southern Gospel Artist Of The Year nomination as well as the as the Southern Gospel Recorded Song Of The Year for the group’s number one song, “I Know I’ll Be There”, (writers) Dave Clark, Karen Peck Gooch, Wayne Haun.

Karen Peck and New River Receive Two 2019 Dove Award Nominations

On Wednesday, Karen was also honored to be one of the announcers of the 2019 GMA Dove Award Nominees, along with Natalie Grant and Jekalyn Carr.

Of the nominations, Karen said, “We are very grateful and honored to have two GMA Dove Awards Nominations for SG Artist and SG Song. We always pray diligently about the songs the Lord wants us to record. It was a pure joy to co-write ‘I Know I’ll Be There,’ with producer Wayne Haun and award winning writer Dave Clark. This song is dear to our hearts. Also, we are very thankful for the Southern Gospel Artist Nomination. I’m thrilled to work with such an amazing team. Together we will keep persevering for the Lord. We are blessed beyond measure.”

Given the rich and extensive history of the group, it is no wonder they have been nominated for these two prestigious awards. Led by Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, Karen Peck Gooch, New River was formed in 1991 when Karen teamed with her husband, Rickey, and her sister, Susan, to create the powerhouse trio.
In addition to their busy ministry schedule, singing hundreds of dates every year across the country, Karen is a recognized leader in the Southern Gospel Music Industry. She serves on the Board of Directors for Abraham Productions, and is still active as the first woman to be named President of the Southern Gospel Music Association.

Karen Peck and New RiverBut it is the continued love and support of her extensive fan base, earned by KPNR’s transparent heart for ministry, along with their impeccable harmony blend and vocal prowess, that has made them such a popular and successful ministry force.

The 50th GMA Dove Awards show will be held in Nashville on October 15 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The 2019 Dove Awards will be taped to air on Trinity Broadcasting Network on October 20, at 8 pm EST / 5 pm PST.

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StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

Written by Staff on August 9, 2018 – 6:56 am -

StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

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StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

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Nashville, TN (August 8, 2018) – StowTown Records is pleased to announce their 2018 Dove Award nominees.  Co-founder, producer and songwriter,Wayne Haun, leads the way with seven nominations. StowTown artist Trey Ivey receives his first nominations as a producer in two different categories. Additionally, StowTown is honored to be the home of two 2018 GMA Dove Award nominated artists: Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and The Little Roy & Lizzy Show.

Haun, while ecstatic about his personal nominations, chose to focus on the accolades his artists received. “We are thrilled that the GMA uses this platform to promote gospel music and its message to the world.  It’s an honor for me to be a part of this industry.”  His nominations include Producer of the Year, as well as several songwriting and production nominations in various categories.

StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

TREY IVEY

First-time nominee, Trey Ivey, is nominated as a producer on the Ernie Haase & Signature Sound project Clear Skies, as well as The Little Roy and Lizzy Show project Going Home.

Clear Skies is proving to be a powerful project for Ernie Haase & Signature Sound receiving a nomination for Southern Gospel Album of the Year, as well as Southern Gospel Song of the Year for the title cut. “Clear Skies,”co-written by Haase, is the number one song for August on the Singing News Southern Gospel chart. “After all these years, I am beyond thrilled to hear about the Clear Skies song and album nominations,” shares Ernie Haase. “Both my team here at EHSS and the team at StowTown have worked hard and have seen God use this project in a fresh new way. We see Clear Skies today! Thank you, GMA!”

Rounding out the nominations for StowTown is The Little Roy and Lizzy Show with nods for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year for Going Home and Bluegrass/Country/Roots Song of the Year for “Dinner on the Ground,” a song that features their friends the Oak Ridge Boys. “Dinner on the Ground” is currently sitting in the number one spot on the Singing News Bluegrass chart for August. “Celebrating a number one song and Dove nominations with our heroes and friends the Oak Ridge Boys…it just doesn’t get any better!” exclaims Lizzy Long.

The 49th GMA Dove Awards show will take place on October 16, 2018, in Nashville, TN, at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. The show will be filmed and will air on Trinity Broadcasting Network on October 21.

StowTown Celebrates Multiple Dove Award Nominations

Ernie Haase

ABOUT STOWTOWN RECORDS:
StowTown Records was founded in 2011 by Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun and then expanded in 2014 with the addition of partners Landon Beene and Nate Goble. With each person bringing their individual expertise, StowTown has become a powerhouse independent Gospel Music label. As the creative home for many of today’s top artists, the StowTown family of artists includes Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Doug Anderson, Charles Billingsley, The Browns, Cana’s Voice, The Collingsworth Family, The Erwins, TaRanda Greene, The Guardians, Trey Ivey, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Tim Lovelace, Jody McBrayer, Devin McGlamery, The Perrys, Rambo McGuire, Southern Raised, The Taylors and Triumphant. Distributed worldwide through Provident/Sony Distribution, StowTown Records has garnered industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards and chart-topping releases from their highly respected roster of artists.

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Wayne Haun Honored with Middle Tennessee State University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 27, 2018 – 6:36 am -

Wayne Haun Honored with Middle Tennessee State University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

Wayne Haun Honored with Middle Tennessee State University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Wayne Haun, multi-award winning producer and arranger, was honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Middle Tennessee State University’s School of Music. The honor was presented by Dr. Michael Parkinson, Director of the MTSU School of Music, during the annual Spring Honors Assembly at the university.

The honor presented was in recognition of Haun’s contributions to music as an acclaimed arranger/composer, music industry and recording industry specialist and performer across several musical genres.
Wayne Haun is one of the most lauded and critically praised arrangers, composers, songwriters and producers of the modern era. He is a 7-time GRAMMY® nominee, a 21-time GMA Dove Award winner and a 3-time BMI Music Award winner.
In 2013, Haun released his debut jazz vocal recording, Old Soul. The release garnered attention as it took the number one spot on the iTunes Jazz chart.
Haun has written, produced, arranged and orchestrated for a variety of artists across multiple genres, including Celine Dion, Boyz II Men, Clay Walker, Jessica Simpson, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Rayburn, J. Mark McVey, Earl Scruggs and many more.
He is a founding owner of StowTown Records, one of Christian music’s most highly-respected labels, garnering industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards, Grammy nominations and chart-topping releases.

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Allegiance Trio Announces New Tenor Singer

Written by Staff on January 6, 2017 – 7:30 am -

Allegiance Trio Announces New Tenor Singer

Corey Lackey joins Kasey Kemp and Jake Sammons of Allegiance Trio

Nashville, TN (January 4, 2017) –Allegiance Trio is excited to announce big changes for 2017. Corey Lackey has been named to the position of tenor singer.

“Corey is ready to step up. He brings a charisma to our ministry that will be exciting to watch,” said Kasey Kemp, spokesman of the group. “We have formed a strong team and God is growing us. Allegiance Trio is positioned for the doors that are opening,” Kemp continued.

Lackey, 22 years old, joined the Trio after relocating to Nashville from the Detroit, MI area. Previously, Lackey has been serving the group as the road manager and providing sound engineering.
“I am thrilled that Kasey and Jake are providing this opportunity. I have traveled many miles with these men and know that their hearts burn to sing. Standing beside them every night will be a distinct honor,” Lackey responded.

Allegiance Trio further announces the “Time to Sing” Internet video program. Under the direction of Jake Sammons, the program features Southern Gospel artist testimonies that drive them to sing. The interviews provide a poignant view into the lives of these individuals.

Allegiance Trio is comprised of three men who combine their voices for one purpose, to align themselves to honor God with one voice. Along with Kemp and Lackey, Jake Sammons sings baritone and writes much of their music.

The acclaimed Wayne Haun and Nick Bruno skillfully produced the music for the Trio’s newest project, It’s Time To Sing. Gus Gaches directed the project under Song Garden Records label. Allegiance Trio has plans to release the next single from the project soon.

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StowTown Records amassed a record-setting 9 nominations for Dove Awards

Written by Staff on August 11, 2016 – 12:57 pm -

 Ernie Haase and Signature Sound of Stowtown Records

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound of Stowtown Records

August 11, 2016 (Nashville, TN)… In just its fifth year of existence, StowTown Records amassed a record-setting 9 nominations during the Gospel Music Association’s 2016 Dove Awards Nominee Press Conference held Wednesday morning on the campus of Lipscomb University.

The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards are scheduled to take place Tuesday, October 11 at Lipscomb’s Allen Arena.

StowTown co-founder Wayne Haun once again was named as a nominee for the prestigious Producer of the Year award. One of Southern Gospel’s most popular and well-known performers, producers, songwriters, and arrangers, Haun is a multiple Dove Award winner.

Collingsworth Family

Collingsworth Family

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound’s recent popular album, Happy People, and The Collingsworth Family’s fan-favorite project, That Day Is Coming, were each announced as a finalist for Southern Gospel Album of the Year.

Meanwhile, StowTown’s Ernie Haase & Signature Sound along with The Perrys were each named nominees for Southern Gospel Artist of the Year.

Wayne Haun

Wayne Haun

“Jesus Changed Everything”, the popular radio single by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound written by Haase, Haun, and Joel Lindsey as well as “Keep On”, the 2016 powerhouse hit by The Perrys written by Haun and Lindsey were both listed as finalists for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year.

For Country Recorded Song of the Year, “Love Covered My Sin” by Doug Anderson, written by Haun, Randall Garland, and Val Dacus was named as a 2016 nominee.

DOUG ANDERSON STATEMENT

Doug Anderson

In the Special Event Album of the Year category, Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns of Fanny Crosby with producers Bobby Blazier and John Hartley earned a spot among the top nominations.

All winners will be announced at the awards show Tuesday, October 11th. The GMA Dove Awards, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. CT, will air globally on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 16.

ABOUT STOWTOWN RECORDS:
Founded in 2011 and expanded in 2014, StowTown Records reflects the musical vision of Ernie Haase and Wayne Haun, in partnership with Landon Beene and Nate Goble. The independent label is the creative home for top artists including Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, The Perrys, The Collingsworth Family, Doug Anderson, Devin McGlamery, The Taylors, Cana’s Voice, The Browns, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Triumphant, TaRanda Greene, The Erwins, Trey Ivey, Jody McBrayer, Rambo McGuire, Charles Billingsley and selected classic music from The Cathedrals, their legendary bass singer, George Younce, and The Cathedrals Family Reunion. Distributed worldwide through Provident/Sony Distribution, StowTown Records has quickly garnered industry attention with multiple GMA Dove Awards and chart-topping releases from their highly respected artist roster.

 

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The Erwins: Paving A New Road

Written by Staff on July 15, 2016 – 8:32 am -

The Erwins

The Erwins

“Gospel music isn’t reaching our youth anymore. It’s dying out.” Have you ever heard that statement before at a Gospel music event? I heard it more than my share of times, both as an attendee and as an artist. Each time, I would cringe inside because it hurt to hear that as a young person involved in gospel music.

I grew up on this music. I was in the audience at the Cathedrals’ Campmeeting Live taping under the tent. I’ve walked the halls of Louisville, Kentucky’s Freedom Hall and heard the echoes of great young talent from the main stage of the National Quartet Convention. I’ve seen the lines of teenagers at a concert who have lined up to take a selfie with their favorite singer, or to have that CD signed that they just bought from the product table, so it’s hard for me to swallow the statement that gospel music is dying, and it doesn’t reach young people anymore.

April 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

April 2016 SGNScoops Magazine

This month’s cover (April 2016) features a family group full of young people serving in many different capacities more than just musically. They’re truly paving a new road for Gospel music lovers all over the country, and the results are astounding. They’ve signed with a record label, released their new project, exploded onto the main stage of the National Quartet Convention, and even sung at the Dove Awards! I’m talking about the Erwins, from the great state of Texas.

The Erwins’ ministry began many years ago, with their father, Dennis Erwin answering the call to preach the gospel. “My dad, Dennis Erwin, began preaching the gospel at the age of 20,” Keith describes. “He traveled to every church, rescue mission, and jailhouse that would have him. Seventeen years into his solo ministry, as a 37-year-old single man, he met Tiffany Duke at a tent revival he was serving in. A year or so later, they got married, and the rest is history! I was born two years later and when I turned 18 months old, Dad had me in the studio to sing “Jesus Loves Me” and “The B-I-B-L-E” on one of his recordings. The same story goes for all four siblings. As soon as we could talk, we were singing. As we all grew, we began to sing harmony, and my brothers and I formed a trio. When Katie started singing harmony, we added her and our ministry became what it is today.”
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Unprecedented Eight-Concept, Lyric And Performance Videos Released From Gordon Mote Sings Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration

Written by Staff on March 21, 2016 – 2:48 pm -

Gordon Mote records performance videos with award-winning vocal ensemble The Voices of Lee.

Gordon Mote records performance videos with award-winning vocal ensemble The Voices of Lee.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 21, 2016) New Haven Records recently announced a proliferation of new video clips from the recent album release, Gordon Mote Sings Hymns and Songs of Inspiration. Produced by multiple Academy of Country Music award-winner Mote and industry legends Phil Johnson and Wayne Haun, the CD is  an all-new treasury of traditional favorites and new classics blending Inspirational, Southern, Country and Pop styles to create a project that is fresh yet timeless.

In addition to Gordon’s presence on the wildly popular Gaither Homecoming Video Series, Mote has more than 200 individual video performances that have been viewed more than 3.3 million times on YouTube, the world’s largest music and video platform. Several new video clips from Gordon Mote Sings Hymns and Songs of Inspiration are being released to his growing global fan-base.

Mote’s last project, the Dove Award-nominated All Things New, yielded video clips from his singles “Meanwhile Back at the Cross,” “Sound A Dream Makes,” and “Down By the River”.

This time around, the first radio single,  “Only Jesus Can Heal This Hurting World received a poignant concept video treatment showing how Christ’s love and mercy can dispel the hatred and heartache experienced all over our planet.

New Haven Records has also created lyric videos for the modern worship favorite,  “Because He Lives (Amen)” as well as the traditional hymn classics,  “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”  (featuring Chicago Mass Choir) and “Just A Closer Walk With Thee”.

Finally, Gordon was honored to record four performance videos with the award-winning vocal ensemble, “The Voices of Lee,” who provided background vocals for several of the songs on the album. Those clips include,  “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”,  “Holy Spirit”“Because He Lives (Amen)”, and  “O, The Blood”.

Ken Harding, president of New Haven Records, concludes, “Gordon’s platform continues to grow as more and more people not only discover his amazing talent but his heart for how the Gospel can heal our world.”

 

New Haven Records is a Nashville-based music corporation that includes label, publishing, and film companies. For almost three decades, they have focused on the uniquely American genres of Black Gospel, Southern Gospel, and Country & Bluegrass Gospel. New Haven’s product is distributed to the mainstream through SONY Distribution and to the Christian marketplace through Provident Music Distribution. For additional information, go to www.newhavenrecords.com.

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