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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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  • 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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Nina Goodrich

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What a way to realize a lifelong dream: bumping heads with producer Veit Renn known for work with *Nsync and Backstreet Boys, who then introduced saxophonist Jamie WilliamS…
Realizing a life-long dream, Lil Greenwood created a living legacy with her album Back to My Roots, as she and David Amram work together, bringing joy to audiences a…
Containing 33 original songs, Unified Folk Theory is a double disc set manufactured in the most environmentally friendly manner at the wind-powered studios of Eartho…
Debuting with Baby Soul is a watershed moment in Jackiem Joyner’s life as he transitions from sideman, opener and back-up player to a full fledged star in his own …
No stranger to success, Jeff Golub created a name for himself as a much-requested sideman backing rock stars Rod Stewart and Billy Squire. His debut as solo artist in 1988 …
Accomplished flutist, songwriter, singer, Tracy Kash Thomas has done it again, with the release of her latest CD, There And Back Again, shows her vocal skills, expre…
Known as the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in music and humanities. Beginning her life as one of seven siblings of a poor …
Known as spontaneous, engaging and exuberant, award winner George Evans is a favored vocalist on the Canadian music scene. Evans’ creativity keeps him in the limelight on s…
Formerly known as ‘Little’ Jimmy Scott, this seasoned performer is back, after passing into obscurity for nearly a decade. Born in 1925, Scott lost his mother early in l…
Haunting, scintillating, infectious Blues In the Night shows off Ann Hampton Callaway’s perfect pitch and three octave range vocals, along with her ability to mast…