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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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  • 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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McPartland's Unlikely Guest an Undeniable SuccessBruce Hornsby is obviously known as a pop star, ever since his 1986 debut The Way It Is. Unless you…
Spanish Label Reintroduces Our Own Guitar-Great Dave AllenUntold Stories is Dave Allen's first recording as a leader, but his heavyweight status is …
Rare Footage of Elder, Undiminished Buddy RichThe Lost Tapes was originally recorded and broadcast in 1985 when Buddy Rich was 67 years old. It was …
Classic Organ Trio Led by Award-winning Chicago-Based Guitarist Kyle Asche Kyle Asche (pronounced Ash-ee, remember it well) has generated quite a…
Hammond Organ Hard-Bop with Horns, Portland Style Hammond Organist Steve Hall graduated from Berklee College of Music…
Up and At 'Em: Early Victor Electric Hot Dance Bands 1925 - 1927 documents the early jazz era, that seminal time when jazz was becoming America's official "pop mu…
Benny Goodman (b. 1909 Chicago, d. 1986 New York) was born into a large, poor, Russian-Jewish family in Chicago. His remarkable skills as a musician and band-lead…
Proof that Music is a Universal LanguageMany jazz saxophonists have incorporated elements of African music, with widely varied success. David Rogers, howev…
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Creates Classics for every Continent Yes, you've heard of them (even if you don’t own any of their 40+ albums). Remember Paul Simon's <…
Eric Roberts Summons Music from a Silent Place Eric Roberts describes his music as "jazzy, non-commercial new age." Technically, these origin…
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