Harlem’s Ray Chew Talks Grant Houses, Apollo, Melba Moore And More

ray-chewKeyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.” Continue Reading →

Souleo: After deaths, Dianne Reeves Finds A Beautiful Life

Dianne Reeves_Credit_Jerris MadisonOn the surface the title of Dianne Reeves’ new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater’s Ray Chew Is Part Of The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Crew

Musician Ray ChewTelevision Show Host Wendy Williams and EXTRA TV Correspondent AJ Calloway were announced today as co-hosts for the 15th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. GRAMMY® Award-winning Motown Gospel Artist Tasha Cobbs has also been announced as a performer for the pre-show. Continue Reading →