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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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    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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Guitar great (and Juno Award winner) Paul James has a new CD out, appropriately called Lost in the Blues. This CD is completely new and "all-original" Paul James …
Gina Sicilia may be the best blues singer on the music scene today and she still is only 22 years old. Her CD Allow Me To Confess demonstrates maturity that belie…
Southern Louisiana native and guitarist/vocalist Tab Benoit has been a significant proponent of raising awareness and funds for Louisiana’s vanishing wetlands. And on hi…
Guitarist and composer Scott Sawyer has worked for over 30 years with artists like Nnenna Freelon, Charlie Byrd, Jack Wilkens, David Murray and Jon Lucian, to name a few…
In May, Tab Benoit was named the Blues Male Artist of the Year and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year. As you listen to the Louisiana native’s Power Of T…
Good things always happen when like-minded artists gather together. This album brings together the legendary Maria Muldaur and James Dapogny’s Chicago Jazz Band, blues belt…
Following up his brilliant and critically-acclaimed 2005 solo acoustic guitar/vocals blues CD Birthright, James Blood Ulmer returns with a rollicking electric ens…
The blues is alive and rockin’ in Canada’s capital city. Ottawa’s young harmonica sensation Steve Marriner comes out swinging on Going Up, his debut for Dog My Ca…
It never fails that when blues are executed with precision, a burst of pure cool hits the air with vengeance. Albert King must be just jamming along with the sounds of t…
Right from the start you know that Cadillac Bill & The Creeping Bent’s CD Dining Out is ‘different,’ to say the least. First up on the Creeping Bent me…