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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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  • 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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Think: Hill Street Blues. Think: Steely Dan. Think: Fourplay Think: Larry Carlton the man with the golden fingers-- can do anything he wants with his guitar. He …
After years of training and performing with various jazz groups in DC, Jessica L., also known as Jai Elle, has finally recorded Soular Journey, a compilation of her …
Suggesting a mild mix, the name of this album: Eclectic, is understated. The songs on this CD express an extreme range of sounds the best of all of them.Hearin…
Skip Heller’s Fake Book is anything but fake!Ten tracks on this CD bring back all the greatness of the masters’ hits, as Heller honors the artists he admir…
Stepping from behind the scenes after producing rave hits for artists such as Jeff Foxworthy, Russ Taff, Marshall Chapman and Michelle Shocked, James Hollihan has finally c…
(Meaning: Ladysmith name of Shabalala’s rural hometown; Black a reference to oxen, the strongest of all farm animals; Mambazo Zulu word for axe, a symbol of the group’s abi…
Africa Straight Ahead is a traditional, straight ahead jazz project with an African slant released in time to honor the historic Ten Year Anniversary of the End o…
Known as an icon of the B-3, Ron Levy has been a creative force in music since he began, in 1966. Touring with BB King for seven years didn’t hurt Ron’s career any, either …
Timeless musical icon, George Benson, master of evolution and re-invention, is definitely not lost in a masquerade as he comes out fresh and smooth on Irreplaceable.…
Future Blues: A Celebration of Paramount Records, is a debut album for Larchmont Recordings, founded by industry veterans, Joe Ferry and Charlie B. Dahan.This al…