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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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  • 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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Prepare to blast off with Sean Mason and the band as they take you on a funkified trip of wicked bass playing, tightly arranged songs, and some great chops from guitarist F…
I only have one thing to say to Barbara Morrison. Thank you for the voice, and thank you for the music. This is an inspired and emotional recording deserving wider recognit…
Argentinean guitarist Ernesto Dmitruk delivers sensitive yet effective chops on this enjoyable recording. Featuring stellar backing from his fellow band members, Ernesto is…
Peggy's full length recording begins with a luscious ballad rendition of Gershwin's, "I've Got A Crush On You". Fine singing from Peggy as well as Andrew Hall's sympathetic…
Get ready to party and dance the night away. Peggy Cone is hot and swings like crazy, thanks to Peggy's ability to project a lyric and have fun doing so. A first rate band …
Linda's recording features a balanced mix of standards and originals. Starting of with an upbeat version of Cole Porter's, "You Do Something To Me". This track features the…
Many musicians have been heaping all kinds of praise on Anatholi's guitar prowess. Greats such as bassist Harvie Swartz, Reed man David Liebman, and drummer Alphonse Mouzon…
This being the 100th anniversary of the birth of Duke Ellington, it is only fitting that a plethora of recordings celebrating his works are now beginning to appear. This is…
Vibraphone lovers rejoice! When you listen to Milt Jackson or Lionel Hampton for example, it is usually in a group setting. John Mark has decided to go at it in a beautiful…
Doug has been playing around the New York City area for many years now, and according to historian Dan Morgenstern, "A CD of his own seems long overdue...". This is certain…