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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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  • 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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Saxophonist J. Dee Bolden is not shy about showing the love on his latest CD Smoove On The Move from Nu Groove Records. Produced by Bolden and Nu Groove’s Preside…
The smooth jazz stylizing of guitarist Jay Soto blanket listeners in sweet atmospherics that create a personalized paradise made just for them. Soto’s latest release …
Smooth R&B/soul has a new recruit. The silky keyboard swells of Jason Peterson DeLaire, whose vocals have the placid feel of Marvin Gaye and the cool funk rouching of Be…
Hammond B3 player John Novello tried something true to his nature on his latest release B3 Soul from the Nu Groove/No Go label. The album is not a typical organ…
You don't need to be in love to listen to Dominic Amato's music, but he'll put you there from the start of his latest record, Fresh From The Groove. Produced by…
How Torcuato Mariano makes his keyboards sing is awe-inspiring. His latest release So Far From Home is fraught with picturesque escapes, lushly feather…
With some composers, audiences know exactly what to expect. But with guitarist Joel Harrison, you just never know and he keeps audiences hanging on every note blazing acros…
If you are going to give Bobby Sanabria’s Kenya Revisited "Live" a listen, be prepared to move your body because the tracks are suffused in high-energy rhythms st…
31.01.2009

King by Tim Kuhl

Published in Fusion - CD Reviews
The colorful mosaics that graffiti artists produce is tantamount to what drummer-composer Tim Kuhl does in his music. His second release as a leader, King has a k…
End Of August is the close of one cycle and the start of a new one for guitarist-singer-songwriter George Walker Petit who express in the liner notes of the album, "Thes…