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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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  •  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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Project Grand Slam (PGS), the contemporary electric jazz group, has today released their version of the classic Hollies hit, "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother", with Special Guest Vocals by Joye Hennessey. The song is dedicated to the victims of child abuse, relating to the Penn State sexual abuse scandal.

“Ramsey, Taking Another Look” slated for release September 20, 2011

Sweet Honey in the Rock, hot off single "Are We A Nation", heats up fall with encore role in Alvin Ailey's Dance Theater's 50th Anniversary Tribute to classic "Revelations".

Grammy Award-Winning a cappella ensemble also have new CD releases online, "Go In Grace" and contribute to "Healthy Food for Thought: Good Enough to Eat!" children's family compilation CD to promote healthy food in school.

Grammy Award-winning a cappella vocal ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock, whose thought-
December 16, 2009, New York, NY Songwriter/arranger/producer, keyboard wiz, and, E1 Entertainment recording artist, Philippe Saisse, scored a personal triumph and first when NARAS voters opted to honor and acknowledge his progressive and daring solo album, "AT WORLD’S EDGE," with a 2009 Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. Saisse has enjoyed a distinguished career over the past 30 years, but finally attaining the milestone achievement on his ninth solo effort has even more special
Acclaimed jazz saxophonist Steve Cole will be heading out for a national tour along with tour mate Brian Culbertson and dates with The Sax Pack featuring sax players Jeff Kashiwa and Kim Water this summer. The combined tours will begin in Seattle May 25 and ends in Huntington, NY September 29, 2007. In regards to the reunion with Steve Cole, Brian Culbertson states, "It’s been over eight years since we’ve shared the stage together and I can’t wait to get out there once again. The chemistry back