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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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  • 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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Mike Murley is one of the most acclaimed jazz artists in Canada. He has won the Juno Award (Canada's Grammy equivalent) in 1991 for the album "Two Sides" and has app…
Toronto, Canada, native Nick Cuda showcases the best of cool blues, hot latin and retro/disco music in a six-track album, "Cichi (A Beautiful Woman)".Dedicated "t…
"It Was Beautiful" by New York singer Dana Parish is part confessional and spiritual. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Parish has been exposed to the music scene fro…
"The Love Project," distributed by Narada Jazz, features some of the best in contemporary jazz music. Narada Jazz offers "a smoother brand of contemporary music with…
After several requests from family and friends, the Yellowjackets finally released a Christmas compact disc called "Peace Round: A Christmas Celebration.""Peac…
The title of Toronto, Canada, resident Julie Mahendran's project, "Never Do Without You" is taken from the lyric of Janet Jackson's song, "Love Will Never Do."Mah…
"G-Fire," or "Guitars on Fire," is a 12-track CD featuring four stellar, accomplished guitarists -- Morris O'Connor, Brazilian Jazz artist Miguel Mega, Kevin Cho'kan…
Houston, Texas, native Steve Baxter brings an unique jazz sound to the stage with his debut release, "In and Out." During high school in Houston, Baxter performed wi…
Detroit, Michigan, native Darron McKinney is not only a sheriff in Wayne County, but an assistant minister of music at Greater St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church and a t…
As a young child growing up in the early '70s in southern Arkansas, I learned that Al Green was either admired by the secular market or scorned in the Christian market. (Gr…