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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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  • 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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Classy, cool, sensual, Toronto native Brigitte Zarie is all this and more, she is simply amazing. A true Jazz talent, Brigitte is not only a wonderful singer, she also wrot…
Born in Chicago and raised in California, John Pondel began in music playing flute, accordion and clarinet. Later his older brother introduced him to the guitar at the age …
The members of the Joshua Breakstone Trio are three musicians with lots of experience in the jazz scene. Bassist Lisle Atkinson has worked with Nina Simone, Betty Carter, S…
Joe Beck and Laura Theodore new CD Golden Earrings should be a Jazz classic for a lot of reasons. First, it is the last album recorded by Joe Beck before he passed away on …
Pauline voice is going to capture you from the first note. Beautiful and powerful, her voice has being compared to Cassandra Wilson, Nina Simone and Sarah Vaughn. There …
Changes in the Wind is the first album as a leader for Boston Jazz veteran Brian McCree. This is an album full of swinging and soulful music. The musicians on Chan…
Anima is the second CD from Jazz singer Liza Lee. After her critically acclaimed first CD Scarlet Mark, Liza suffered a stroke but now she is back with a new CD full of emo…
Anima is the second CD from Jazz singer Liza Lee. After her critically acclaimed first CD Scarlet Mark, Liza suffered a stroke, but now she is back with a new CD f…
Crooner is a singer that sings popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner. On Larry Franco other projects like his album 3 for Nat, one might call him a crooner, but on th…
Tim Hagans - See you again Tim Hagans (trumpet), Marc Copland (piano), Drew Gress (bass), Jochen Ruckert (drums) Tim trumpet playing is powerful and intense, a cascad…