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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Chuck Ingersoll

Chuck Ingersoll

Chuck Ingersoll, host of the Soul Jazz Spectrum Friday nights on Jazz 90.1 and jazz901.org in Rochester, NY has released his list of the best new soul jazz releases of the year. Ingersoll’s program, heard each Friday night on Jazz 90.1 and jazz901.org from 9 pm ‘til midnight (US Eastern time, or 16:00-19:00 GMT), covers the range of soul jazz from Jimmy Smith to Soul Live, Grant Green to Greyboy, Stanley Turrentine to Topaz. Each Friday at 10, Ingersoll features a Soul Jazz Spotlight, focuses on