Carl B. Phillips and Friends "Great Rain"

Artist Name: Carl B. Phillips and Friends

Single Title: Great Rain featuring James Murray

Single Release Date: 7-10-15

Album Title: Great Rain

Album Release Date: Fall 2015

Record Label: Prove Me Production

Where the Project was recorded: The Upper Room, Detroit, MI by Inner Court Music Group, Gregory Pierson engineer

Artist’s Home Church / Pastor: Greater Christ Temple, Bishop Carl E. Holland, Pastor


Back row from left to right: Eric Deon, James Murray, Eric Taylor, Briana Donaldson, Alisha Turner, Larry Duren

Front row from left to right: Lena Starks, La’Jimmease Jones, Kimberly Whitsett, Chiffon McNeal, Stephen Anderson
Seated: Carl B. Phillips

Project’s guest artists, musicians and/or producers: Produced by Carl B. Phillips and The Stuntmen Brandon Holland and Byron Stanfield. Featured vocalists: Carl B. Phillips, Stephen Anderson, Eric Deon, Lena Starks, James Murray, La’Jimmease Jones, Eric Taylor, Briana Donaldson, Chiffon McNeal, Kimberly Whitsett, Alisha Turner, and Larry Duren.

Anything you’d like to share about the project or the process: see press release below

Challenges that had to be overcome:  When I started all I had was a dream and some songs. I did not have musicians, singers, location, or a date. I began to reach out to singers I had worked with over the years; some said no, some didn’t return my call, but 11 of Detroit’s finest singers agreed.  With the musicians I shared my vision with Brandon Holland who I have worked with at my home church for the past 20 years. Brandon assembled a band that was top notch and they breathed life into the music

Advice for Aspiring Artists:  Dream and have the finances to make sure it’s right

Any fun facts or trivia related to the project:  Deitrick Haddon once told me Moses’ ministry didn’t start until he was 80, it took me 40 years to see my dream become a reality; never stop dreaming.

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 Radio Show: http://www.live365.com/stations/carlbphillipsshow

PRESS RELEASE

Longtime Detroit gospel radio personality Carl B. Phillips Releases New Single

Detroit’s New
Gospel Sound is being released

-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-

Detroit, MI, June 10, 2015– The
city of Detroit is known for its Motown Sounds and Gospel Sounds. Carl B. Phillips
and Friends have combined both sounds together on the new single release “Great
Rain.” Featuring the impeccable vocal stylings of James Murray, this upbeat
anthem will inspire listeners to be prepared for the better that’s on the horizon.
Written and produced by Carl B. Phillips and Brandon Holland, “Great Rain” is
the lead single from the much-anticipated CD “Carl B. Phillips and Friends – Great
Rain.”

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Carl B. Phillips writes:
“Since I was child I dreamed of being a
songwriter and recording artist. I now have an opportunity to partner with some
of Detroit’s top gospel singers and musicians to make my dream a reality. The
music for the recording session is the soundtrack of my life sharing my pain,
healing, loss, recovery, victories, and hope. The response from the Detroit
gospel music community has been overwhelming, and I anticipated the single, “Great
Rain,” being a game changer in the Gospel Music Industry.

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Carl B. Phillips
has been living gospel music for over 40 years. The formative years Carl spent
participating as a member of Cass Technical High School Gospel Choir, and the
Donald Vails Voices of Deliverance. Currently he is the National Minister of
Music of the Pentecostal Assembly of Believers and he has been serving as a
choir director for the same church, Greater Christ Temple, since 1976, where he
is also the Minister of Music.  A
graduate of Specs Howard School of Broadcasting, Carl’s career in Gospel Radio,
includes Weekend Radio Announcer on WMKM 1440 AM, On Air Announcer, Music and
Program Director for WWON 1160 AM, also Weeknight Announcer and Music Director
of WEXL 1340 AM.  Over the years Carl has
written songs recorded by gospel artists Deitrick Haddon, Young Artists For
Christ, Wanda Nero Butler and Esther Smith. Outside of radio and gospel music,
Carl’s talents have allowed him to work as the local booking coordinator for
the Motor City Praise Fest (at the time one of the nation’s largest outdoor
gospel music festival), serve on the staff of Dr. Dorinda Clark Cole’s Singers
Musicians and Arts Conference, staff writer for DetroitGospel.com, and recorded
audio books for several authors. Currently Carl can be heard on The Carl B.
Phillips Show
, 24 hours a day on Live365 http://www.live365.com/stations/carlbphillipsshow.

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Date:                  Release
Date 7/10/2015
Available:         
All Digital
Outlets: ITunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Tidal, Beats Music, Shazam

For more information: contact PROVE ME PRODUCTIONS at 586-859-7521 or email
Provemeproductions@att.net.

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