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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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  • 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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  •  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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Brenton Plourde

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The guy plays guitar. The guy is not bad. Who is the guy? Guitarist Christopher Schreiner is known in some circles as "the guy" and to some people, not putting a name to…
Picture your home as a night club setting. Now picture who you would have on your stage singing at your night club home setting. Would it be Ella? Would it be Nina? Woul…
It has been said that the most respectful authentication of legitimacy is the acknowledgment from one’s peers, especially that of a world renowned artist. Receiving such…
Taking an interesting in saxophone at a very young age, Andre Delano’s third album My So Fine is proof that the saxophone has an effect on people. Delano says o…
David Lanz and his new album, Painting the Sun is well worth the listen, it is well worth to let the disc turn, turn, turn in your CD player.Following up…
The inclusion of poetry in the middle of a mariachi-themed jazz CD is quite unusual. Multi- instrumentalist George McClure releases Playboy Swing 2 with a host …
Some people say the Paul Carlon Octet is possessed by Duke Ellington and America’s Afro-Latin Roots.Releasing his second album Roots Propaganda with his …
New York morning radio personality and bassist Jeff Foxx releases his debut CD Sunset Drive. Playing with such noted artists as Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Isaac Ha…
Philadelphia born Marc Copland returns with his twenty-third album, Another Place, when upon repeated listenings, you will be in another place.Using the …
Live, by the Mike Frost Project, has that early bootleg sound and feel. The disc is a replica of a vinyl record. It comes in a digi-pak case. The presentation i…
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