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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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  •  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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John Jorgenson

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Born in Madison, WI to an orchestra conductor and a piano instructor, John was surrounded by music from birth. Before John's first birthday, his family moved to southern California, where John's youth was spent studying music -- first on the piano at age 5 and then on the clarinet at age 8. When as a 10-year-old he first discovered the music of the Beatles, John began begging his parents for a guitar. Originally unenthusiastic about it, his parents stalled for two years in getting John his first …