Maurice ‘Mobetta’ Brown Shares New Soul-Infused Single “Destination Hope” [Listen]

first_imgGrammy Award-winning trumpet player Maurice “Mobetta” Brown is no stranger to working with some of the most talented musicians in the world. He was mentored by the iconic Wynton Marsalis, arranged the entire 11-piece horn section for Tedeschi Trucks Bands’ 2011 album Revelator (which won a Grammy for Best Blues Album in 2012), and has played alongside incredible stars such as Santigold, Wyclef Jean, Talib Kweli, Cee-Lo, Diddy, Musiq Soulchild, and more. They call him “Mobetta” for a reason; from a musical standpoint, it doesn’t get much better than Mo Brown.Currently working on his own solo material, The Mood due out March 2017, Brown has released his latest single “Destination Hope,” featuring singer Chris Turner and spoken word poet J. IVY. It’s a jazzy, soul-infused number with straight hip-hop beats that will keep your head swaying even after the track ends.Brown tells us about the track: “Destination Hope represents a place of encouragement & inclusion in place of resentment & division, a place where there is no racism or discrimination. A place where people have respect for one another, their communities and the environment. It’s very easy to get caught up in the negativity & that leads to hopelessness. In these trying times, I sought to create a mood that would uplift people and give them a sense of hope. The destination is in the journey to get there; to actively & compassionately stand up for something better for ourselves & future generations is to cultivate hope.”Take a listen below:last_img read more

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Is Angels vs. Astros season-opening series in peril after Houston rodeo is canceled?

first_img Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Major League Baseball has not announced any alterations to the schedule, but the possibility remains that it could cancel or postpone games, play them in alternate locations or play them in major-league stadiums with the crowds restricted or eliminated.Related Articles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img TEMPE, Ariz. — Questions about the Angels’ season-opening series in Houston grew louder with the cancellation of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.The Houston Astros, who are scheduled to host the Angels on March 26 in the first game of a season-opening four-game series, released a statement saying there have been no changes to their schedule so far.“We are in regular communication with the city, county, local health authorities and MLB,” the statement said. “We have not adjusted our game schedule at this point – including our exhibition games.”Obviously, the Angels’ games against the Astros are just a small slice of the worldwide situation in which large gatherings are being canceled or postponed to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros last_img read more

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