Project Grand Slam – Spring Dance
The band’s new album on Cakewalk Records, Spring Dance, features nine tracks including five new tunes written by Robert Miller, plus two guest vocals by Joye Hennessey.
Project Grand Slam (PGS) was formed in 2007. Their debut album, Play (Cakewalk Records 2008), featured the Top radio hit “The Captain Of Her Heart” with internationally renowned guest vocalist Judie Tzuke. In addition, PGS and five of the tracks from Play were featured in an episode of the hit NBC-TV series, “Lipstick Jungle”, starring Brooke Shields. Play received rave reviews and was nominated for several Grammys.
In Nov. 2011 PGS released their new version of the classic Hollies hit, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”, with Special Guest Vocals by Joye Hennessey. The song was dedicated by the band for the benefit of the victims of child abuse, relating to the Penn State University sexual abuse scandal.
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- National Council of Negro women
- Bethune-Cookman University
- Segregation in buses and terminals banned
- Dr. Percy Lavon Julian
- Martin R. Delany
- Fannie Lou Hamer
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- Janet Collins
- JH Hunter
- School desegregation ends
- U.S. Navy opened to Black Women
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