The April 2019 issue of Black Grooves, sponsored by the Indiana University Archives of African American Music and Culture<https://aaamc.indiana.edu/>, is now available at www.blackgrooves.org<http://www.blackgrooves.org>
Our featured title this month is Marvin Gaye's previously unreleased Tamla/Motown album, You're the Man<http://blackgrooves.org/marvin-gaye-youre-the-man/>. This new expanded edition coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Motown label and Marvin Gaye's 80th birthday.
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month and International Guitar Month we're featuring a wide variety of new releases: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's Ancestral Recall<http://blackgrooves.org/christian-scott-atunde-adjuah-ancestral-recall/>, Branford Marsalis Quartet's Secret Between the Shadow & the Soul<http://blackgrooves.org/branford-marsalis-quartet-the-secret-between-the-shadow-and-the-soul/>, Kendrick Scott Oracle's A Wall Becomes a Bridge<http://blackgrooves.org/kendrick-scott-oracle-a-wall-becomes-a-bridge/>, Brent Birckhead's debut album Birckhead, the Eric Dolphy 3-disc compilation Musical Prophet<http://blackgrooves.org/eric-dolphy-musical-prophet/>, the compilation On the Corner Live!<http://blackgrooves.org/on-the-corner-live-the-music-of-miles-davis/> that reimagines of the music of Miles Davis, Anu "The Giant" Sun's multi-genre solo debut Sanguine Regum<http://blackgrooves.org/anu-sun-sanguine-regum/>, emerging jazz vocalist Quiana Lynell's debut A Little Love<http://blackgrooves.org/quiana-lynell-a-little-love/>, the compilation A Day in the Life: Impressions of Pepper<http://blackgrooves.org/a-day-in-the-life-impressions-of-pepper/> that reimagines the Beatles' most famous album, the urban jazz release Bob Baldwin Presents Abbey Road and the Beatles<http://blackgrooves.org/bob-baldwin-presents-abbey-road-and-the-beatles/>, rising Cuban star Eme Alfonso's Afro-Cuban jazz fusion album Voy<http://blackgrooves.org/eme-alfonso-voy/>, noted 7-string guitarist Ron Jackson's Standards and Other Songs<http://blackgrooves.org/ron-jackson-standards-and-other-songs/>, an expanded edition of The Lightmen Plus One's 1972 masterpiece Energy Control Center<http://blackgrooves.org/the-lightmen-plus-one-energy-control-center/>, and Basin Street Records' 20th anniversary celebration Live at Little Gem Saloon<http://blackgrooves.org/basin-street-records-live-at-little-gem-saloon/>.
Also featured this month is Mississippi blues guitarist Leo "Bud" Welch's posthumous release The Angels in Heaven Done Signed My Name<http://blackgrooves.org/leo-bud-welch-the-angels-in-heaven-done-signed-my-name/>, and previously unissued live tracks from blues singer and slide guitarist Johnny Shines on The Blues Came Falling Down - Live 1973<http://blackgrooves.org/johnny-shines-the-blues-came-falling-down/>.
Wrapping up this issue is our list of March 2019 Black Music Releases of Note<http://blackgrooves.org/march-2019-black-music-releases-of-note/>.
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