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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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  • 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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  • 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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  •  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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Sheila E. Anderson is the host and producer of The Art of Jazz which appears on MNN television. A lady with a wide background of experience, she is...
TOMMY DORSEY is a memorable reading experience, a fine biography that reveals the grit, shine, and polish of one of the greatest of the Big Band er...
Melodic Improvising for Guitar by Bruce Saunders is a pleasant learning experience. The book comes with a play-along CD. Bruce Saunders records, te...
The more the tin whistle makes its way into jazz settings, the more it becomes a permanent fixture, just as has the recorder in the past five years...
Misha V. Stefanuk has a sure winner in his new Jazz Album for Piano! This is a wonderful way to learn some intricate piano stylings. There are twel...
This compact dictionary of terms will serve as a nice reference for those interested in the music industry. An expert in music copyright, Joel Leac...
Jazz guitarists will enjoy this collection with its play-along CD. It is a series written and arranged for both classical and jazz guitarists. Each...
This is the definitive, detailed, highly enjoyable account of the great American jazz figure, Leon Bix Beiderbecke (1903 - 1931). Considered a musi...
For those who enjoy the music of Howard Alden, this book will delight them, and it will serve to introduce his music to a new generation. A nice sp...
Randy Hunter has given the jazz audience some interesting and creatively helpful spiral bound music instruction books which will aid in performing ...