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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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New York Yankees superstar Bernie Williams isn't just out to clinch the World Series. These days, he is out promoting his new debut album "The Journey Within". Willi…
Although writer/producer Reuben Brock has dabbled in hip-hop music, he finds his way back to jazz. Studying the music of jazz legends such as Count Basie, Miles Davis and O…
Urban Knights elevate to a new status with the release of a new compact disc, "Urban Knights V". This Chicago-based group displays a confidence and musical maturity …
"Reflections: Instrumental Hymns" is the latest album in the "Reflections" series released by the Compendia Music Group, which houses Light and Alliant Record…
Colorado-based Active Ingredient is not just a typical band. In fact, reading the group's biographical information on its Web site address http://www.activegroove.com will …
New York City-based band Whatsa has composed their first debut album, "Magica." Produced live in the studio under three hours, the two-disc set is "based on simple s…
Los Angeles native Richard Elliot does it again with impressive moves and grooves with the release of his latest album, "Ricochet." Having already taken four discs to the t…
"Eternity Check," released in 2002, is the brainchild of guitarist/composer Sten Hostfalt. Hostfalt, who hails from Sweden, presents a clever, innovative improvisati…
Exit 45 offers a variety of jazz music on this debut 17-track CD, "U-Turn" -- from Smooth Jazz, to Latin Jazz, to Straight Ahead Jazz, to Rock Fusion, to Bossa Nova,…
Austin, Texas, based jazz group BLAZE releases an intriguing nine-track CD release entitled "Aural Blaze."BLAZE's sound is a combination of jazz, funk, hip-hop an…