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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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Jason Gaines

Jason Gaines

29.01.2011

Jason Gaines

Published in Artist Biographies
"His ability and application is of the highest order." -Justin DiCioccio, Manhattan School of Music

Jason Gaines was born in 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He moved to Sacramento, California shortly thereafter and was soon introduced to music. Jason began playing trumpet at the age of eight. He had aspired to play the alto saxophone, but only trumpets were left in the band storage room. It now seems as if fate had intervened.

Music was something that seemed to come very naturally to him. He be …