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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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  • 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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  •  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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Southport Records

Southport Records

Southport co-founders Joanie Pallatto and Sparrow will be performing a set at The Jazz Institute of Chicago's "Jazz Fair 2002: Chicago on the Record!" on Friday, January 25th. Southport will also present "The Legends of Southport" with an all-star band, including Willie Pickens, George Freeman, Bobby Lewis, Bill Yancey and Redd Holt. Performances will be from 7:45 - 10:00 in the Randolph St. Cafe. Stop by the Borders Books and Music booth at 10PM after the Legends of Southport Set to meet the ar …