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The Japan Mass Choir 1,000 Voices Enters #7 on Billboard Gospel Album Charts With “Powerful” CD U.S. Southern Tour July 10-20, 2015 in North Carolina

July 15, 2015 by  
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(Charlotte, NC) – The Japan Mass Choir’s Debut CD entitled “Powerful”  (Living In His Body As One) on LifelineRecords, entered Billboards Top Gospel Albums at #7 this week. http://www.billboard.com/charts/gospel-albums

The Japan Mass Choir’s visit to America has been making FRONT PAGE NEWS and what a blessing. They kicked off their U.S. Southern Tour in Kings Mountain, NC, which is Jett Edwards, TJMC producer’s hometown. Edwards received the “Key To City” by Mayor Rick Murphrey. Tokyo’s The Japan Mass Choir 1,000 Voices U.S. Southern will continue throughout North Carolina ending with a Sayonara event on Sunday, July 19.

The producer, Jett Edwards and co-producer Jenna are making history, as this is the first time in the history of Japan or Asia, that a record and producing team has manage to produce a thousand-voice choir record release and U.S. Tour.

North Carolina Schedule 

Thursday, July 16th @ 7 PM

Mt. Jefferson Presbyterian Church, 201 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC

Friday, July 17th “Global Outreach Event” @ 6:00 PM

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 519 W. 19TH, Ave, Gastonia N.C

Saturday, July 18th  NEW! Christian Outreach of Piedmont @ TBD

1424 Rickert St, Statesville, NC

Sunday, July 19th

11 AM – Maiden Chapel Baptist Church, 115 Gibbs Road Maiden, NC

   6 PM - SAYONARA (Farewell) Event @ Kings Mountown Gazebo (Kings Mountain, NC)

Edwards, CEO, a Tokyo based producer and Gospel Artist has worked with the Five Blind Boys of Mississippi & Alabama, Janet Jackson, George Benson, among others.  Edwards has partnered with Japanese Gospel entrepreneur Jenna, who runs the largest Gospel music school franchise in Japan with approximately 2000 members nationwide.

“I started my Gospel Music journey here in Japan using music to encourage people who were impacted by the 2011 Tsunami,” says Edwards, “and through our charity Believers Today, we would visit the devastated areas like Tohoku Ishinomaki and encourage them with songs.”

Powerful explains the message taken from 1Corinthians 1:12 and the rich cutting edge sound of the music. Feel like you need a little Power in your life, here’s where you get it. The CD is available through all the usual digital media outlets as well as the Believers Today and Japan Mass Choir websites.

Look forward to the release of the Japan Mass Choir documentary DVD soon.

About Jett Edwards

Jett was born in King Mountain, North Carolina, grew up in a household of Professional Entertainers. His father, Hiawatha Edwards, was a renowned Gospel Singer. Jett learned how to play multiple instruments from him. He recorded his first record as a Bassist on one of his father’s CD as writer for his first recording at the age of 14, entitled Lonely Man recorded on Philly Sounds. Jett later became one of the first African-Native Americans to perform at the Grand Ole Opry, in Tennessee with The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi. The group won a Grammy Award the following year with Jett Edwards was Bassist for the Group. Jett has Produced – Executive Producer, Managed, written for or performed with: Dionne Warwick, George Benson, Janet Jackson, Dianna Ross, Isley Brothers, K C & The Sunshine Band, Crusaders, Chaka Khan, Gap Band, Edgar Winter, Temptations, Latoya Jackson, and others. For booking contact: Lorrin Bates: 818.322.4760 ~ lorrinbates@gmail.com

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