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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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  • 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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Watermelon Slim is a slide guitar player who has reached the apex of the blues world. He's one of a mere handful of artists whose every release is greeted with unbridled…
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Bluelisted is JW Jones’ fifth release since 2000 and it’s apparent this hot-shot guitar slinger who is entering his mid-20s is into the Blues for the long run. Jones’ ri…

True Bliss is the appropriately titled jazzy/funky/bluesy CD by Wild ‘T’ & The Spirit. The band features ex-David Bowie guitarist Tony 'Wild T' Springer with Guen…

A tuba, a harmonica and smooth bluesy vocals join the musical makeup on this good finger-poppin’, foot tappin’, bass walkin’, bluesy Memphis jazz project by Jim Shearer …
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