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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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  • 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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  •  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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Jewel Shears

Jewel Shears

Track one is a smooth jazz cut, here Marion holds the sax over his head and does a little dance and starts to play, chip comes out with the bass licks this sounds more like…
As i normally do, often late night surfing the web for new information about various jazz artist, i found this site and entered into a contest at www.marcusjohnson.net. i n…
29.01.2011

Walter Beasley

Published in Artist Biographies
Reedman Walter Beasley has become one of contemporary jazz extraordinary saxman. Walter is an accomplished solo artist with eight-recorded CD's. Five under the Mercury label, in addition to a solo project "Live and More". Walter made his debut for Shanachie records April, 1997 with the CD entitled "Tonight we love". This sultry saxophonist is not a newcomer to jazz, his earlier influences has played a large part in his current career. Walter played trumpet in his earlier years and later switched …