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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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Melody Gardot is a remarkable talent. A talent like hers is so startling, that when it surfaces, you quickly turn your head and ask, "Who is THAT singing?" Even more rem…
Tierney Sutton and bandmates Christian Jacobs (piano), Trey Henry and Kevin Axt (bass,) and Ray Brinker (drums) give listeners an ear opening lesson on greed, materialis…
John Stetch’s bold originality, combined with his exceptional talent, presents itself more than positively on his latest release TV Trio, an exciting arran…
It might not seem likely that the mention of the names "Tuck and Patti" would strike a cord of immediate cognition in the European jazz community, but nothing could be f…
Phenomenal musicianship and improvisation by two fantastic jazz veterans produced an outing so simpatico, so delightful in nature; you’d be hard pressed to find another …
In 2000, when I was fortunate enough to hear veteran Carol Sloane sing at the North Sea Jazz Festival, I considered myself very lucky indeed. Within a few moments after …
Randy Crawford and Joe Sample display their versatility and musical legacy in the new duet CD release, Feeling Good (PRA Records), due to hit stores February 20, …
If you open the jacket of Andy Narell’s February 2007 Heads Up release Tatoom, you will read that the CD was recorded from May through October 2006 in Paris, Biet…
Divine, exciting and glorious, are only a few words to describe Glady Knight's latest Verve debut release, Before Me. Sure to become a landmark recording for the c…
San Diego, California, may think they’ve cornered the market on Gilbert Castellanos, but to those who have heard Castellanos perform as a member of the Diana Krall Big B…
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