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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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  • 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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Lee Prosser

Lee Prosser

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A scholarly book which entertains as well as educates, it serves to reveal what has made jazz such an enduring and creative force in American music...
Fred Hamilton, guitarist, has created a nice, educational book for developing intuitive improvisation. The Earl Harvin Trio performs the music on t...
An original collection from David Cullen, this collection features jazz compositions for alto saxophone and piano. David Cullen is the composer. Th...
David Cullen has crafted an entertaining jazz approach in this collection for clarinet and piano. He has composed the music. The paperback comes wi...
The CD fascinates! Why? Because it has 89 selections that explain musically for the ear what improvising is all about! David Becker excels on the C...
Andrew Green gives the reader an informative book of musical instruction, and an entertaining CD to accompany it! The jazz guitar comping CD featur...
Filled with remarks and analysis for performance, the jazz guitarist will find this collection a worthwhile adventure. There is a CD which accompan...
Stan Ayeroff has given the jazz guitarist a fine collection with this remarkable spiral-bound book, which contains 2 CDs. This work contains the cl...
Rich Cohen has given us a fine, honest look at the contributions of the Chess brothers to rock and roll. The Record Men is a straight-forward, real...