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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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29.01.2011

Jazz Showcase out to Sea

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Fun, sun and seven nights of Jazz at sea? In honor of Chicago's Joe Segel, owner of the oldest Downtown entertainment club for Jazz, the Jazz Showcase and the BeBop Cafe, various Jazz artists were compiled to celebrate Joe's 75th Birthday Bash aboard the m/s Norwegian Majesty,November 4-11,2001.

Check out this star power roster:James Moody, Freedie Cole quartet; brother of legendary Nate Cole, Chicago's own father and daughter; Oscar Brown,Jr. and Maggie Brown; who also d …