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Sweet Honey in the Rock Records Album with Jazz Trio

Female a cappella group has never recorded live with a band before

Sweet Honey in the Rock

Sweet Honey in the Rock, the female a cappella group now nearing the anniversary of its fourth decade together, will release a new two-CD set, A Tribute-Live! Jazz at Lincoln Center (Appleseed Records, Feb. 26). The group, which draws from blues, African, jazz, gospel and R&B, has never recorded live with a band before. The live album is Sweet Honey’s first new release in five years and 23rd overall. Their previous Appleseed release, Experience . . . 101 (2007), was their fourth children’s album and was a Grammy nominee.

The musicians accompanying the group on the album (nicknamed “the Honey Men”) are Stacey Wade (musical director/piano/keyboards), Parker McAllister (upright acoustic and electric bass) and Jovol Bell (drums, percussion).

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