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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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  •  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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  • 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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Ricardo Silveira and Luiz Avellar have come together to produce an enchanting, soulful, daring and exciting CD. I absolutely enjoy listening and reviewing such a magnificen…
Oliver Steel formed his quartet in 1998 and this is his third recording with his Caribbean counterparts. The new CD by Oliver Lake Steel Quartet titled "Dat Love" is a mixt…
Rodney Taylor is quickly taking the jazz industry by storm, first he gave us a feel for romance on his debut CD "Blow by Blow", and if you didn’t add it to your jazz collec…
As I listened to "While the Music Lasts" by Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos, I was taken to another place where the world is black and white and on a hot humid day, someon…
A mixer of jazz, funk, soul, and classic tunes fused into one fantastic CD. Twentysomething by Jamie Cullum, is well on its way to the top of the jazz charts. I was delight…
The release of Nadine Goellner’s new CD " Sing it to me Anyone" was as much of a delight to hear, as it was to review. The CD was a mixture of sensuality, and high-spirited…
Well, after listen, after listen, after listen.... .... Priscilla not only proved that she had good music but she has good spirit. Priscilla wrote all of the songs except "…