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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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  • 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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Eli Pedelty

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Two months before Miles Davis went into the studio to record the music in this set, he claimed he "could put together the greatest rock ‘n roll band you ever heard." A r…
Seven weeks before recording with Miles Davis on Kind of Blue, Bill Evans went into the studio with a trio of his own to record an album. Accompanied by Sam Jones on bas…
It may be difficult to take an album seriously when it has a pink hand-drawn cover. It may also be difficult when the liner notes declare, "21st Century Limited Edition …