A 19-year veteran of the publication, Danny Jones is the Editor in Chief of Singing News. During his tenure he has authored three barely successful books that offer inside (and often humorous) looks at the world of Southern Gospel Music. He also currently serves as the Executive Director of The Southern Gospel Music Association.
For this entry of Danny's Diary, I'd like to recognize a dear friend of mine who's been in Southern Gospel music for quite some time.
According to what I've read on the subject, the holiday season is a prime time for many people to experience depression.
One disadvantage of having a monthly magazine is the fact that it is monthly.
I'm going to use this Danny's Diary entry to clarify something that's generated several e-mails, letters and even a few telephone calls to the Singing News office.
What would the NQC be without new CD releases?
More armchair quarterbacking.
With the 2009 NQC in the history books for almost 48 hours now, I've settled down to play armchair quarterback.
A short diary entry this time, just to catch you up on a few Southern Gospel news items.
Last night was "Quartet Night" and from the buzz from the floor, Tim Riley's appearance with Gold City was the talk of the night.
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to be in Iola, Kansas, for the debut concert of Jubilee.
Someone asked me the other day why should they pay several thousands of dollars to go to Nashville to make a recording when they can do the same thing in their garage.
If you've never attended this fine event, it's one to put on your "must" list.