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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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  •  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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    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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Superb Studio Debut Spares No Expense San Francisco Bay-area singer Karen Blixt makes her presence known in a major way on Spin This, delivering …
Guitar Great Salutes Gil Evans Goodbye Svengali is the latest release from Ray Russell, the revered jazz guitarist and fusion pioneer. The project is dedic…
Sit Yourself Down for a Delicious Bowl of New Orleans Gumbo, LiterallyWhen you consider New Orleans as the birthplace of jazz, blues, swing,rhythm & blues, and…
Kermit Ruffins Wraps Your Troubles in Dreams.... .... And parades those troubles away. Kermit Ruffins is a perfect embodiment of New Orleans music history, and…
Contemporary Gospel Record Featuring Legendary Saxophonist Todd Williams Live Worship 2 with Gregory Thomas is a long-play set of quality "church music"…
The Time Is Right for Historic Early Miles Davis CollectionAs usual, a major jazz catalog has traded corporate hands again. The new owners o…
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (b.1922 - d.1986) was a NYC-native tenor sax innovator. His tone was recognizable to say the least. In fact, Davis is one of the f…
Cheek Fans Confounded, "Why Isn't This Guy HUGE?!"Many jazz bloggers have listed Chris Cheek's Blues Cruise in their Top Ten of 2005.…
Classic Collection from the "Inventor of the Tenor Sax" "No succeeding jazz tenor saxophonist can deny Hawkin’s impact on their instrument and their art…
Hear What They Heard When Jazz Was The American Past Time "Ben Selvin was one of the great pioneers of American popular music. In 1919, just 21 years old, he l…
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