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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Tender is the touch that caresses the ivory tones. So angelic it brings the flowers to bloom and the sun to set. This, my dear friends, is Elise Lebec. Experience her em…
Karrin Allyson - Footprints- (2006 Concord Music Group) What’s so very appealing about this disk is the showcasing of numerous talents along with primary vocal…
Angelic fingertips follow the ivory laden road as Lisa Hilton rejuvenates the classic fantasy "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." In her exquisite, but sinfully, sultry mix of…
Please take a letter.... Can we please try and venture outside the box of old blue eyes.... Sinatra as fantastic an entertainer as he was is in tribute overdrive.... Sig…
The sum of many parts often times evolves into one major triumph. Such is the case with Liquid Souls new upcoming release One-Two Punch that is a knockout in the …
Outstanding and unique as always, sax man Marion Meadows and producer Michael Broening collaborate again to bring contemporary cool full circle. Under the label of Heads…
The moods and ambiance of Paris light up even brighter, but with a more sensual tone, as Raquel Bitton vocalizes the times of that passionate city then to the emotions n…
Feel Good just keeps feeling good from spin to spin in another incredible journey through the talented efforts of Take 6. Jazz and gospel again will unite in all …
Fascinated by sound, intrigued by style, and pleasured by effect is the only way to script the magic I felt on the first spin of Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s upcoming relea…
Telarc takes a leap forward for the upcoming 2006 season with an artist that needs to be scrutinized closely and often. Vibrant and intense are her keyboard driven arran…