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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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    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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Alan Gruskoff

Alan Gruskoff

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announced Jan. 15 the winners of the 2001 competition. See http://www.jlsc.com/winner2001.html#12

A prize winner in the Jazz category as selected from thousands of entries is the Latin / Jazz instrumental "Yes I Would" composed and produced by Alan Gruskoff of Pasadena CA. Being a winner in this prestigious contest is considered quite an honor.

This prize winning song is one of many from the recording group "A little space" who performs jazz/funk/latin …