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Ray Cooper Relocates to Alabama, Completing New Project

Written by SGN Scoops on May 24, 2012 – 4:56 am -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Ray Cooper relocated to Decatur, AL in March, in order to be near Nashville and work at EHA-Nashville. He has recently been in the studio working on his latest project, “Down Home With Ray.” Friend and producer, Evie Hawkins notes, “The project is just that; down to earth and inspiring.” It includes some of Ray’s favorite songs over the years and some original material. He has dedicated the new CD to his late mother who lost her battle to cancer four years ago. Ray will be singing Sunday, May 27, at 1:00 p.m. at the homecoming services of Lawrence Cove Baptist Church in Eva, AL. Ray will be joined by backup singers, Stephanie Hawkins-Drinkard and Evie Hawkins in his trio, Ray Cooper & Jordon Shore. Ray notes, “Stephanie sang with a trio as a teenager and been recognized on a national level in competitions as a Christian Country soloist, as well. Evie traveled and sang all her life and I will be including her song, “Promise of Tomorrow” (1982) For more info on Ray’s new project: Office@EHA-Nashville.com 615-348-8113 or 256-616-5221


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Partons To Be on Canada Concert Tour in September

Written by SGN Scoops on May 18, 2012 – 8:40 am -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Tim Parton and all of “The Partons” are a popular and sought-after music ministry for Canada concert-goers. In September, the group will be touring again in Canada. Tim, his wife, Gale, and daughter, Kayla continue to pen new songs and travel all over the country to carry their message. The family’s talent runs deep, with relatives like Dolly and Stella Parton. With, “Jonah,” the response is still climbing after Tim took the song to national radio on Patterson Promotions P.P. Vol. 8.” Promoter, Pauline Patterson, notes, “Canada is lucky to get such a gifted group singing to them! I don’t want to miss the group at NQC this year, but know they have a mission in Canada. I’m so proud of them!” For a free press kit: Ray Cooper or Evie Hawkins: Office@EHA-Nashville.com More info on how to get the Partons to your area: Tim Parton 865-453-6396, Cell: 865-850-3533 www.thePartonsMusic.net,

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Ava Kasich to Appear in Radio Showcase at NQC

Written by SGN Scoops on May 17, 2012 – 3:26 pm -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Award-winning, Texas native and soloist, Ava Kasich, is experiencing positive response with her latest single, “Stones,” and scheduled to perform in a Patterson Promotions Radio/DJ Appreciation Showcase at the National Quartet Convention in Lousiville, KY, September 2012. The song was released on Patterson Promotions Vol. 7 radio comp disc and landed in the hands of hundreds of DJ’s and program managers across the nation. “Stones” has made its way up to the #1 position on two industry charts. Ava has received the Branson Gospel Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year title among other national awards. For a free press kit on Ava, contact Ray Cooper or Evie Hawkins:
Office@EHA-Nashville.com, Info on Patterson Promotions DJ/Radio Showcase: www.PattersonPromotions.com, Info on the National Quartet Convention: http://natqc.com
Contact Ava Kasich directly:
918 Bois D’ Arc Whitesboro, Texas 76273

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Chariot to Release New Project, Signs with Ray Cooper Group for Booking

Written by SGN Scoops on April 17, 2012 – 1:03 pm -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Bill Dykes recently regrouped Chariot by bringing on board Tank Tackett and Darlene Chapman. The former Cathedrals member says the group is enjoying traveling and performing around the country. Members, Darlene Chapman and Tank Tackett, joined Bill in the Pathway Records studio recently to work on a brand new project. This week, Bill signed on with Ray Cooper Group to represent the trio with bookings. He notes, “It’s a pleasure for Chariot to sign with Ray Cooper Group. We are looking forward to a great summer of singing and fellowship all over the country!” Ray Cooper notes, “It’s certainly an honor to work with such a talented group. I feel blessed and excited to do my small part with such an anointed trio.” Chariot is scheduled to sing April 14 at Landmark Baptist Church in Cincinatti, OH; along with Tammy Robinette, Steven Doan, the Perkins Family, and more. For more info on Chariot: www.Chariotmusic.org For more on Ray Cooper Group: 615-601-1056 or 256-616-5221

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Ray Cooper Signs Booking Agreement with EHA – Nashville

Written by Rhonda on August 17, 2010 – 3:04 am -

{Nashville, TN- EHA- Nashville  8/6/10} Vocalist, Ray Cooper, has announced his booking agreement with EHA-Nashville. Cooper, a native of Erwin, Tennessee, is an on-the-rise voice in Southern Gospel. His first album, the self titled Ray Cooper, includes such signature renditions as Mama’s Teaching Angels How to Sing, True Lord, and Almost Home. His soulful vocal style pulls at the heart strings while his words speak of finding strength from God. Cooper himself says that he was first inspired to sing for the Lord by his mother as she fought illness that ultimately led to her passing. He is currently in the process of finishing his second album.
When asked about the signing, Cooper replied, “I look up to all the wonderful singers on the EHA roster. I am so happy to be working with Evie Hawkins. I believe God has truly blessed her! I am looking forward to going to new churches, festivals, and venues with the help of EHA.” Evie Hawkins noted, “I really like the spirit of Ray Cooper. Ray is an artist I feel has much potential with some direction, guidance, and developing. His passion for this music and desire to make a difference are the biggest factors that drew me to him. I look forward to working with him and seeing where the Lord leads in his music ministry.”
For more info:
http://www.reverbnation.com/raycooper
For Booking:
EHA-Nashville
11 Music Circle South
Suite 106
Nashville, TN 37203
615-724-8544
www.eviehawkinsagency.net


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