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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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  • 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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  • 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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Nina Goodrich

Nina Goodrich

Mingus originals, except for "Memories of You," written by Blake-Rasaf, this album was originally recorded in 1957 for Bethlehem Jazz; released in the shadow of his 1962 al…
Featured in August 2005, on National Public Radio, Raul Midon is now on his way to realizing his aspirations. Composer, lyricist, guitarist and drummer, Midon has been invo…
Outre Mer was written as a soundtrack for Klaus Tontine's brilliant story of a young man, who is perceived as severely different due to his short stature. The lad, E…
Richard Freitas describes his tunes as orginal, new, stride and ragtime tunes for solo piano. The title, Tootsie Tunes could bring to mind the spirited music of tele…
With her third CD, Morrow brings together American legends, living in France, where the reverence for fine musicianship is at a peak. Straight ahead, familiar songs are rev…
The funky introduction on Uncommon Denominator is just a hint of the melodies which follow. Saxman, Mike Phillips, shows his scathing abilities, along with sideme…
Long, stretching notes on horn take Dolphin Dance to a new level of exploration somber & thoughtful. Briseno uses a Harmon mute on Herbie Hancock’s classic, providin…
The Cellar restaurant, Jazz Club, owned by Cory Weeds, has been voted in the Top 100 Jazz clubs Worldwide category by Downbeat Magazine three times, and is often compared t…
Dawn Record Label--digitally re-mastered and re-released by Fresh Sound Records Bob Stewart takes us on a journey back in time with his original release of tunes from th…
Ahh, the mood. The Frank & Joe Show 66 2/3 fills the heart with a musical assortment showcasing the dynamite skills and personalities of the artists involved celebra…