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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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  •  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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    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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Jennifer Levy

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Violinist Regina Carter will make history on Sunday, December 30th, 2001, as she plays Paganini’s legendary Guarneri violin in Genoa, Italy at a concert performance at the Teatro Dell’Opera.

This year marks the first time that a non-classical musician has been chosen to perform on the Guarneri. While Carter trained in the classical genre growing up in her hometown of Detroit, MI, she is renowned as one of the leading jazz musicians in the world. In fact, she has won Downbeat Magazine’s Criti …

All For You CD is certified Gold

Diana Krall has been named one of People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People of 2001 in the year-end issue which will be on newsstands Monday, December 24th, 2001. The vocalist, whose new album, The Look of Love (Verve Records) debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart, was chosen along with such with such notables as Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Madonna, Barry Bonds, and Nicole Kidman.

This is just another great achievement for the vocalist/pian …

New York - Diana Krall's fifth album, The Look of Love (Verve Records), has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Released on Tuesday, September 18th, the album has already shipped over one million units.

The album debuted at #9 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart, making it the first traditional jazz recording to debut in the Top 10. It remained in the Top 20 during its first four weeks on the chart. The Look of Love has remained in the #1 spot on the Tra …