This new loving tribute features all-star performances by Patti Austin, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Norman Brown, Will Downing, Everette Harp, Jeff Lorber, Maysa, Najee, Wayman Tisdale, Kevin Whalum and Kirk Whalum
�Having the opportunity to know and to work with Luther has truly been a blessing. This album was important in that it celebrates �Luther as both singer and songwriter.� - Rex Rideout, Co-Producer Forever, For Always, For Luther Vols. I & II
This November 21st, Rendezvous Entertainment will release Forever, For Always, For Luther Volume II. Once again produced by Rex Rideout and Bud Harner, Vol. II boasts a new cast of all-star singers and players.
�Huge personality, huge talent...Luther Vandross will be forever missed,� says Dave Koz. �But in true Luther-style, he left such large footprints for us to continue to inspire...as evidenced by this outpouring of musical love.� I am thrilled and honored that Rendezvous could be part of the legacy, and help keep the man and his music alive.�
In keeping with tradition, Rendezvous Entertainment is partnering the release with the American Heart Association�s lifesaving campaign �The Power To End Stroke.�� Especially targeted to the African-American community, the program seeks to raise the awareness of the warning signs of stroke in order to prevent or greatly minimize many of its debilitating consequences.
�When you look at the African American community, you see a greater disposition to virtually all the risk factors for stroke,� states the American Heart Association�s Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele.� �This is exacerbated by the fact that there�s such a shortage of good, accurate information out there, especially in the black community on stoke.� That�s leading to a stroke epidemic in the black community, and it�s critical that we act now to stop it.�
Preview the album before its release exclusively at www.rendezvousmusic.com