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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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  •  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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  • 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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David Owen

David Owen

David Owen launched his debut CD, Red Hot Kisses on September 18 at the Rivoli in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Red Hot Kisses (Owen Sound Recordings), co-produced by David and music veteran, Big Ben Richardson, is ten tracks of personal favourites from such luminaries as Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Blind Willie McTell, and the more contemporary, Stevie Ray Vaughan.

David Owen grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and, as a young teenager began listening to Robert Johnson records. Seeing …