NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

  • Kem Owens
    Written by
    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…
    Read more...
  • 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…
    Read more...
  • 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…
    Read more...
  •  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…
    Read more...
MORE INTERVIEWS
Mitch Biba

Mitch Biba

New jazz festival to "rock" the Midwest. The Northern Aire Jazz Festival kicks off its first of an annual event in 2002, debuting with an incredible lineup that features the Count Basie Orchestra and Nicholas Payton. June 29, 2002 will be the date for this all day, outdoor jazz festival being held at Lake Arrowhead Championship Golf Course, 12 miles south of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The location is purposefully central to Minneapolis/St. Paul, Chicago, Milwauke, Madison, the Fox Valley, Mich …