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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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  •  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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  • 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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Here is a vocalist of impeccable style and control. Lina Nyberg is one of a new breed of singer who makes each tune her own. All but one of the compositions are written by …
Inner Noise contains many surprises along with interesting compositions from Israeli born drummer Asaf Sirkis. Utilizing a style of writing that allows for contri…
Steve Howe and Martin Taylor recording an album together? It's not as far fetched as one might expect. Howe, a member of the progressive rock band Yes, also explored other …
If you were to directly translate Trio Con Tromba, it would mean Trio With Trumpet. This trio is reminiscent of the Modern Jazz Quartet, in terms of the way the music is ba…
Bruno Raberg was born in Sweden and currently resides in the Boston area. Having previously released four recordings, Chrysalis represents a diverse selection of originals …
Exploding Customer is a group of creative musicians not afraid to push the boundaries of improvised music. With intensity, force and determination, this quartet from Sweden…
Conference Call is an inspired group. Period.Gebhard Ullmann is one the most accomplished reed players on the scene today. Having made over twenty recordings, Ulmman con…
By Myself is one of the great compositions from Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz. After a quick exchange between Dave Karr and Mike Elliott, Coleman enters the fray with an…
Satoko Fujii is one of the most exciting and intriguing pianists on the scene today. Whether on her own or with husband Natsuki Tamura, Fujii creates a web of musical explo…
A smooth delivery as well as her own unique way of phrasing make Agneta Baumann one of the most respected Jazz singers in Sweden. Her trio on this outing is unique in that …