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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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  • 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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Hamilton Sterling & Jimmy Haslip

Hamilton Sterling & Jimmy Haslip

Rise and Fall - A meditation on civilization undone, inspired both by the present and representations of the past.

These mostly live loop improvisations feature fretless bass, acoustic bass guitar, and midi-following synths and effects. Sequenced compositions utilize rhythms adapted from ancient Greek poetry.

Migration audio CD released. Sound designer Hamilton Sterling & Grammy-award winner Jimmy Haslip release their audio CD of an ambient-jazz soundscape in six movements – a journey out of Africa to the stars. This 2011 release is a stereo remix of the original surround recording. The CD is available now at Amazon, CDBaby, Abstract Logix, and Helikon Sound. (HE2012) Hamilton Sterling is a sound designer, composer, editor, and musician who has worked on such films as The Dark Knight, War of the Worlds, and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Jimmy Haslip is a producer, composer, musician, and a founding member of the jazz fus...

Hamilton Sterling is a Sound Designer, Composer, Editor and Musician who has worked on such films as The Dark Knight, War of the Worlds, and Master...