Black Heritage Gospel Showcase to Honor Minister Phyllis Kennedy Taylor, and Confirms National Recording Group as Featured Performer

Black Heritage Gospel Showcase announces event details, celebrity honoree, and feature act. The inaugural event is in honor of Black History Month

Houston, TX, February 20, 2010 --( The Inaugural Black Heritage Gospel Showcase will be held Saturday February 27, 2010 beginning at 6pm at Greater True Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, TX. Minister Phyllis Kennedy Taylor has been named as this year’s recipient of The Gospel Warrior Sword Award. The Houston Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America (p/k/a Houston Mass), under the leadership of Minister Ronald Materre, Dr. Theola Booker, and Minister Kenneth Miles, has been confirmed as the feature performer of the evening. The event is set to conclude Black History month for the gospel community for the city of Houston.

The gospel showcase will serve as the climax for a week of activities, including a two-day choir workshop that is open to the public. The workshop rehearsals will commence nightly at 7pm February 24 & 25, 2010, also at Greater True Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Minnie Cleveland, the congregation’s Director of Music, has been named clinician for the 2-day event. Under the direction of Minister of Music, Yolanda Proctor, the workshop choir will perform as the opening act for the event. “This magnificent event will not only be to the glorification of God, but also for us to remember the (often forgotten) huge role the Church has played in Black History,” Yolanda explains.

Individual registration for the workshop choir is $10. For additional information about event participation or attendance, contact Yolanda Proctor at (713) 367-2925 and/or via email

Black Heritage Gospel Showcase
Cherrell Rene