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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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  •  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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Rod Tate is a smooth jazz artist who is undeniably a mellow fellow. His website states his musical mission thusly: "Music intended to Soothe your soul and speak Love …
Orange Not Blue is the title of the new jazz CD from the Ray Vanderby Hammond Combo recorded for the Majique Music label. While technically a jazz release, Vand…
Brandon Burrows is a talented young vocalist endowed with a confident soulful style. He delivers an impressive collection of songs on his new debut release entitled O…
The debut album by the Rick Reynolds Group, Color Theory, welds together different jazz musical styles to fabricate a richly enjoyable listening experience. Rick …
On the Keys, a truly luxuriant and beautiful new release, is a three-track EP from independent multi-musician Criss Starr. Two of the featured songs are instrumen…
With a particularly wide-ranging musical career to date as one of the premier multi-talented artists in contemporary jazz and popular music, Philippe Saisse has recently re…
The contemporary jazz group Pieces of a Dream have been delighting loyal listeners with their polished blend of smooth jazz, pop, and soul musical offerings for more tha…
Smooth jazz has always been partially fueled by recording artists covering classic, timeless songs while putting their own style, heart and soul into the arrange…
Azure is a talented jazz quartet from the Netherlands and their debut offering is entitled When She Smiles. I’m assuming they took their group name from the beaut…
David Boswell is a talented composer/arranger/guitarist who crafts intricate aural soundscapes offering the listener panoramic views which stimulate the mind into flight…
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