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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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  • Law school creates more than a few challenges. There are hours upon hours of studying, grueling hours interning at law firms, and financial bills that need to find a way to get paid. For many law students the adversity is…
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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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With over a million and a half albums sold and sold out concerts around the globe, keyboardist Keiko Matsui is a citizen of the world and one of the brightest stars in instrumental music. On January 25th, Shanachie Entertainment will release The Road… , Keiko Matsui’s first new recording in four years and a follow-up to her acclaimed 2007 South African inspired Moyo . This new self-produced opus (and 22nd album released in the United States) exhibits Matsui’s profound affinity for melody while effortlessly transcending boundaries; borrowing from such diverse idioms as jazz, classical, rock, blues, world music, tra...
Los Angeles, CA-Dark Horse Records is set to release a limited edition deluxe box set entitled Ravi Shankar George Harrison Collaborations which honors the sitar master's 90th birthday.

Releasing October 19th, Collaborations is a 3 cd and 1 dvd uniquely numbered limited edition box set (the cds come in replica vinyl jackets). All compositions were composed by Ravi Shankar and produced by George Harrison over a period of 20 years. The dvd is a rare concert performance of the Ravi Shankar's …

Los Angeles Natural, the debut record from Antonia Bennett, is set for release by Mesa/Bluemoon on Tuesday, August 17. The 6-song release introduces Bennett as a gifted interpreter of jazz classics with an impeccable and accessible vocal style.

" [Antonia] conjures echoes of Billie Holliday and Rickie Lee Jones, with a hint of Betty Boop." The New York Times

Like her legendary father Tony Bennett, Antonia embraces the warm, timeless sound of the standards and also like her da

Solo Debut From Simply Red's Mick Hucknall Pays Tribute To
Bobby "Blue" Bland On Rhino CD Due June 17

LOS ANGELES -- One of the most distinctive vocalists in Britain tips his
hat to one of the greatest from the American South with the June 17
release of Mick Hucknall's TRIBUTE TO BOBBY. The solo debut from the
leader of Simply Red features sizzling versions of songs popularized by
the great Bobby "Blue" Bland.

TRIBUTE TO BOBBY wa

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