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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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  • 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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  •  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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Live On Bourbon Street is the most recent live CD from New Orleans sax man Johnny Pennino and vocalist/harp player Chuck Jackson of the Downchi…
Maria Muldaur has released an extremely entertaining tribute CD to the one and only Peggy Lee. This CD's appropriately titled A Woman Alone w…
New Orleans .. The name itself conjures up chilling news stories of Hurricane Katrina’s powerful forces of nature, destroying this nobl…
Paul James is one of the finest blues talents in Canada. His history in the music business dates back decades - from the age of 14, when he sat in with folk and blues "g…
Chris Whiteley's most recent solo effort, while I'm here, is relaxing, upbeat, funny, sad .... and beautiful to hear. The first song on this very admir…
Guitarist, Jack de Keyzer's incredible 6 String Lover CD is a real pleasure to listen to. It runs the gamut from up-tempo rock …
From the beginning to the ever lovin' end, 'Ladies and Gentlemen ... Mr. Johnny Pennino', is a pure joy to listen to. Man, what a sax player Mr. Johnny Pen…

Many of us have dreamed of being onstage performing in front of a huge audience, and having the whole crowd love us. Maybe sitting in with a major rock, blues or jazz star, and having everyone go "Ooh ahh !!!"

Well, dreams like that do sometimes come true, as the late great and thoroughly magical Walt Disney commented decades ago.

Such was the case the other night, when the UK version of America’s Got Talent, called Britain’s Got Talent< …

Two of the most beloved and influential figures in the R&B and blues genres, James "Pookie" Hudson of The Spaniels, and Sam Myers of Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets are battling cancer. It's beyond argument that each gentleman has positively impacted the course of music in incalculable ways. Their artistry speaks volumes, so it's no wonder that three generations of fans have thrilled t …

Renowned blues guitarist (and jazz trumpet impressario/band leader) Jeff Healey, will be recording a live blues CD with his Jeff Healey Blues Band, (which is the Healey's House Band), on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at Jeff Healey's Roadhouse, 56 Blue Jays Way (across from Wayne Gretzky's), in Toronto, ON.

The cover for this special night, will be $15 at the door.

The live tracks r …