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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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  • 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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    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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Keith 'Muzikman' Hannaleck

Keith 'Muzikman' Hannaleck

New York, NY--July 11, 2004--Reggae recording artist Taj Weekes and Adowa will release their debut album, Hope and Doubt, on AlphaPocket Records on Tuesday, August 16, 2005. Produced by Weekes, engineered by Joe Blaney (Lauren Hill, The Clash, Prince) and mastered by Alan Silverman (Norah Jones, The Kinks Chaka Khan), Hope and Doubt is an album of finely-crafted classic roots reggae, with something to say.

With Hope and Doubt, New York-based Weekes t

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Al Basile
Sweet Spot Records
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Rumford, RI--March 24, 2005--Al Basile has a range of influences including Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Nat Cole, Solomon Burke, Muddy Waters, and Lonnie Johnson. However, it all started for him when he heard "All or Nothing at All" by Sinatra with the Harry James orchestra on a 78 that his

February 24, 2005-Rumford, RI-Al Basile remembers Patti Page singing "Tennessee Waltz," Les Paul and Mary Ford's "Mockingbird Hill," and the first day he heard Elvis sing "Heartbreak Hotel." His world would never be the same. Melody and tone became an important facet of his listening experience early on. Basile is a multi-faceted talent. In addition to his musical talents writing jazz, blues and roots music, he is the author of poetry, plays, and fiction.

Basile takes a life

Bermuda-01/24/05- The story of Robert Symons is interesting and moving. In what was to become a lifetime pattern of diligence and dedication, he set out to teach himself the instruments of his profession at a very early age.

The renowned Steel Pan Soloist and recording artist from the Island of Bermuda currently has two CDs available titled Tropicana Steel Pan Bermuda Vol. 1 & 2. On the two volumes of contemporary easy listening compositions, he works his way through the history of

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