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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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  • 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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Guitarist Nick Colionne is without a doubt one of the most dynamic and skilled artists of his generation. Although he is looked upon as a smooth jazz musician, Nick shou…
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Listening to Taj Mahal for the first time in more than 40 years was a look back into a time when society as a whole was in a continuous state of change and turmoil. Duri…
As one of the up and coming stars of the 21st century, trumpeter Lin Roundtree has honed his skills with some of the most prominent artists in the smooth jazz arena. Dur…
Guitarist Jim Adkins is an artist who has an uncanny ability to continuously hit the smooth jazz mark on a consistent basis. As an award winning musician and songwriter, he…

From the diamond mines of outstanding creativity and substantive talent, there often comes a artistic gem that is flawless in quality and will eventually garner critical ad…

Since 1991, one of the most definitive bands in modern day jazz has been at the forefront of creativity and versatility. With a catalog of successful albums under their …
In many ways, George Duke can best be described as a pioneer of contemporary jazz funk. As one of the original funk meisters, George has been tantalizing the groove fant…
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