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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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  • Law school creates more than a few challenges. There are hours upon hours of studying, grueling hours interning at law firms, and financial bills that need to find a way to get paid. For many law students the adversity is…
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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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Something Tells Me, is a wonderful swing classics outing from pianist John Sheridan and his Dream Band of musicians! It features songs by Richard Whiting, Harry Warren and …
PORTRAIT OF SINATRA: COLUMBIA CLASSICS is precisely that! A 2-CD release containing Frank Sinatra's big band work in his early career, with a total of 36 songs. If you are …
The San Francisco based Contemporary Jazz Orchestra debuted in January of 1995 resulting from the vision of band leader/tenor saxophonist Christopher Bonnier Pitts and nigh…
This is a collection of the big band classics by Frank Sinatra with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. It is a 4-CD set with 80 recordings. It covers the Sinatra singing years wit…
Whoever said big bands were dead obviously have never heard of Nancie Banks and her orchestra. First things first. The sound on this CD is awesome. Depth, attack, vibrant, …
It may be difficult to take an album seriously when it has a pink hand-drawn cover. It may also be difficult when the liner notes declare, "21st Century Limited Edition …
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