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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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  • Law school creates more than a few challenges. There are hours upon hours of studying, grueling hours interning at law firms, and financial bills that need to find a way to get paid. For many law students the adversity is…
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Randy Mcelligott

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Ayler Records is a label based in Sweden that specializes in capturing live Jazz performances. With attention to sound, production, and packaging, Ayler offers the listener…
With a perky positive delivery and a rock solid group of musicians, Michelle continues to impress with her latest recording. She swings, and swoons in a way all her own tha…
Free spirited vocalist Catherine Dupuis delivers a fun and upbeat recording thanks to her joyous delivery as well as an all star band.A pensive and somewhat introspectiv…
To say that Dave Tofani has been around the block a few times would be an understatement. Having performed with the likes of John Lennon, Quincy Jones, and Frank Sinatra, T…
Secrets Of Three is a trio recording featuring the always creative guitar playing of Mark Kleinhaut. There are many gems on this recording that not only feature Klei…
Very Swedish has to be one of the most enjoyable recordings in recent memory. What makes this recording so special is that it is mostly Swedish traditional songs that are f…
K.K Wong has created a beautiful tapestry of music on this recording. The slow mournful "Beautiful island" casts a soothing spell upon the listener invoking images of a nat…

Brian Auger is a legend in the world of music. Having been on the scene for close to 40 years, influencing many musicians including Medeski, Martin and Wood with his signat…

Stretching out is what Amphora is all about. A loose and comfortable session, Kleinhaut is in good company. There are many highlights to this recording that are…
A vocalist Sweden can be proud of, Agneta Baumann loves to sing. Her sense of joy is one of her trademarks when listening to her material. Covering standards with style as …