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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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    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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29.01.2011

George Braith

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
Saxophonist George Braith is an enduring product of the 1960’s Blue Note jazz team, recording three albums for the Blue Note label from 1963 to 1964 and Prestige in 1966. Currently the famous jazz label has reissued the classic George Braith double CD box set The Complete Blue Note Sessions. The inventor of the Braithophone, two different horns (straight alto and soprano) mended together by extensions, valves and connections, in essence a double horn modified stritch and saxophone with different …