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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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  • 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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  • 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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Ralph Jones

Ralph Jones

29.01.2011

A Mass in Jazz

Published in News Story
Look at American music and jazz stands out as our heart and soul, so when someone creates a union of jazz and sacred chorus and orchestra music, we should listen. Dave Brubeck brought his jazz quartet to Carnegie Hall on April 25, and gave us music of unbridled, soulful passion, with great and yet unrecognized genius.

Mr. Brubeck has created a celebration of hope, showing us how eternal peace through the love of God, expressed in smooth jazz rhythms that seamlessly move flow through classica …