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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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Michael Shea

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I Feel Ya is the debut CD from saxophonist Ron James. All but one of the ten cuts on the CD were written by Ron, demonstrating his talent as both a composer and sa…
Outro Rio (Another River) is Ricardo Silveria’s 3rd release for Adventure Music and a powerful encore to his last solo, Noite Clara, which was nominate…
Listening to the title tune on saxophonist Jeff Alkire’s latest release, One Summer in Winters, it’s easy to imagine Jeff sitting on a hillside playing to a her…
Forever, For Always, For Luther Volume II is a tribute album to Luther Vandross, who died in 2005 at the age of 54, possibly due to complications from an earlie…