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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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  • 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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Randy Mcelligott

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Ron Gill is a young vocalist out of the Boston area. For the past twenty years, it has been a dream of Ron's to record the music of one of the most important songwriters of…
This is Mark's fifth and latest release. Featuring veteran bass player Jay Leonhart and drummer Dennis Mackrel. This trio session cooks. Clifford Brown's composition, "Brow…
This is Sean's second release, and already he is showing how not only his guitar skills, but his writing skills have developed over the past couple of years. Backed by an e…
The average person has probably never heard of drummer Jimmy Cobb, unless they happened to have a copy of Miles Davis's classic recording, Kind Of Blue. One of the most und…
Mark's 1997 release features him in a group setting, with some beautiful results. This recording is lovingly dedicated to one of the great purveyors of the music, Duke Dubo…
A Minor Scramble continues Mark's journey with some of the brightest up and coming stars on the scene today. Good company indeed. The title track leads off with an uptempo …
When this recording was released in 1996, it marked the first recording in almost ten years for this popular Swedish singer. Baumann made a wise choice selecting standards …
Whoever said big bands were dead obviously have never heard of Nancie Banks and her orchestra. First things first. The sound on this CD is awesome. Depth, attack, vibrant, …
The guitar of Rick Stone is both smooth and adventurous, similar to Kenny Burrell's various excursions. Rick's "Far East" is a fine vehicle for Rick. Such a glorious journe…
Pianist Mickey Tucker has performed with many leading figures in jazz. From Louis Hayes, Junior Cook, James Foster and James Moody to name but a few, Tucker has earned resp…
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