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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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  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
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  • Kem Owens
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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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  •  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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A. Nelson Rand

A. Nelson Rand

Well when you get right down to it collection CD's aren't for everyone. Some people like the diverse music and artists. While other listeners get frustrated as they never k…
Well if I am to be perfectly honest I must admit that I was only vaguely familiar with Ben Allison and his work before I reviewed this CD. It has been my loss. Ne…
Dave Tofani, an alumnus of the Julliard School of Music has written arranged and recorded seven original pieces on this CD dedicated to America and the immigrant families w…