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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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  • 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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Randy Mcelligott

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Private Island is a trio consisting of award winning veterans who have performed with many well known celebrities over the years. Get To The Point features a blend o…
The Hakan Goohde Trio from Sweden is a tightly integrated union playing both mainstream and exploratory jazz. With Goohde's adventuresome style of playing, the trio is a…
Afenginn is a Danish band exhibiting excitement, flair, and an overall sense of emotional diversity. Retrograd contains pieces with influences ranging from gypsy music a…
Jazz Warrior is a collection of vibrant and carefully arranged pieces performed by one of the most exciting trumpet players on the scene today. Wilson's ability to respe…
Transcendental Psychology, a quintet of voracious, fun and swinging musicians have one thing in mind. Making music that is accessible, hard swinging and different. Redefini…
If ever there were a group of musicians that spanned a universe of sound, it would be Yo Miles! featuring Henry Kaiser and Wadada Leo Smith. Sky Garden pays tribute to a pe…
Cornelio Tutu's band was established in the summer of 2003, in Budapest, Hungary. Recorded in Budapest, Keep Playing features some great playing along with some surprises. …
With a nice blend of caribbean rhythms and jazz sprinklings Hartmann and the rest of the band have come up with a satisfying collection of tunes sure to please many. Every …
This collection of recordings from the velvet fog of acoustic jazz guitar illustrates how versatile and devoted Artie Traum is to his craft. All of the tracks are from 1992…
With determination and a lot of faith Tales & Destinations is more of a project than it is a recording. The AE!C is a group of musicians and educators determined to help yo…