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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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  • 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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Kristen Pasquarelli

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Saxophonist/pianist Brian Hogans has one of the most dynamic, exhilarating, and fervent sounds of today’s young jazz artists. Described as "fluid, fiery, yet subtle", Hogans pushes the creative envelope when composing and playing, setting new artistic limits for fans and musicians alike. Hogans has just released his debut solo album on Turnaround Records, titled Evidence of Things to Come.

Hogans’ background includes a lifetime of playing music. Hailing from Morrow, GA, he has wailed on the …

Atlanta - Celebrated jazz saxophonist Albert Rivera, in concert with Turnaround Records, announces the upcoming release on August 17, 2010, of his second album on Turnaround Records, entitled Inner Peace. This album is a contemporary addition to Rivera’s unique collection of smooth, musical grooves that includes his highly acclaimed first album, Re-Introduction.

For Rivera, Inner Peace represents a musical triumph in its accessibility. "The listener, whether a newcomer to jazz or a seasoned

ATLANTA - May 24, 2010 Noted jazz saxophonist Brian Hogans, together with Turnaround Records, announces the release of his debut solo album on June 1, titled Evidence of Things to Come. This album represents an artistic triumph for Hogans, who is already well-known as a member of the illustrious Sean Jones Quintet, playing his smooth saxophone sounds on two of their acclaimed albums and touring with them throughout the world.

Evidence of Things to Come includes 10 original Hogans’ compositio