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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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  •  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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In honor of April being Jazz Appreciation month, jazz pianist Lenore Raphael has a long tour this month. Starting in North Carolina, she performs Saturday, April 2 at the Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex, North Carolina. Sunday, April 3 finds her at the Cottonwood concert series in Graham, North Carolina. On Tuesday, April 5, Lenore will conduct a jazz master class at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. She then continues on to Florida with a concert at the Atlantic Music Center in Melbourne on Saturday, April 9th, a concert at the Steinway Gallery in Coral Gables on Wednesday, April 13th, a concert for the Steinway society of Naples, Flor...

Jazz pianist Lenore Raphael has been named Artistic Director of a new jazz series, which will begin on Sunday, February 11, 2007. at St. Michael's church & Parish House in New york City. The church has long been involved with many aspects of music and extending it to jazz is an exciting prospect.

Jeff Miller, church General Manager and organist/Choir Master John Cantrell have been excited about the project and asked Lenore to do this because of her experience, not only&nb …

Critically acclaimed jazz pianist Lenore Raphael launched her radio show "Lenore Raphael's JazzSpot" in April, 2009 and since the show's inception, the audiences for her show and for the internet channel PureJazzRadio, have grown increasingly each month.

On the show she has interviewed and performed with such great guest artists as Jon Hendricks, Warren Vache, Harry Allen, Gene Bertoncini, Joel Frahm, Marlene VerPlanck and many more. With 16 shows already done, the future looks bright for th