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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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  • 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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  • 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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Brenton Plourde

Brenton Plourde

This CD contains on piece at just over forty five minutes which all four musicians show that there is, no going back.This could a great example of how free jazz i…
The potency between these three is good, not spectacular, but good. These three have not worked together before, but you can divide them off into pairings and they have …
British geniuses Metropolis have released an album titled III as an homage to Led Zeppelin and well it is their third album.The song titles are unconvent…
Pianist Dan Siegel new album titled Departure is not a departure at all. Would you expect anything less from him?Enlisting such notables as Brain Bromber…
These sessions taken with the Quintet of John Coltrane, Red Garland, Philly Joe Jones and Paul Chambers during the Prestige era of albums, Miles, Workin’, Relaxin’,…
Philadelphia born saxophonist Andy Snitzer returns to his 1999 release title Some Quiet Place, this time adding a new track and a different album cover.R…
The Gospel Truth Revisited is a re-release of the 2001 release by Greg Vail with the subtraction of one song and the addition of three new ones. The 2001 releas…
Hailing from Germany, Chris Walden has combined the two elements of European big band with classic American big band to release a great album.What really stands o…
Peter White’s Playin’ Favorites is a smooth guitar jazz album that is filled with cover songs that soon will be covered by artists wanting to cover Peter White.…
There was supposed to be a quiet storm brewing with the new release of Chip Shelton’s follow up to his successful 2003 release Flute Bass-ics featuring the Ron Carter Qu…