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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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  • 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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Rose Bonanza has a lovely jazz voice, a voice that shares emotion and tone with the listening audience in a highly pleasant manner. Every note is perfect and every word is …
Vocalist Cle Thompson spent the last decade in Los Angeles and now makes her home in North Carolina. Coming from a background in legitimate theater, Cle went on to perform …
What marks this disc is a sense of exuberance and downright sassiness. The CD is a combination of well-known standards ("Prelude to a Kiss" and Bluesette) and original comp…
As a press kit was not issued with this CD, I'm at a loss to provide background information on this vocalist/keyboardist. The recording was made in the Netherlands last yea…
Daria is a California based voaclist and is a true jazz performer in every sense of the word. Although a very short CD, 26 minutes, Daria presents her unique vocal style in…
Ms. Hart asks "May I Come In?". Yes Pam! You certainly may. The California born singer moved to Austin, Texas in 1982 and has virtually taken over the local jazz scene and …
A lovely Canadian vocalist with an enchantment and singing magic all her own has appeared on the scene, and her name is Brenda Carol. This CD is full of standards that will…
Another fine recording emerges from the Studio at Puck's Farm in Schomberg, Ontario. Brenda Carol, a native of Sudbury, makes her CD debut with a fine group of musicians in…
Gabriela Anders first CD effort is a little precious gem of musical gentleness coupled with a sensuality that puts it apart from most first attempts by young artists. This …
Jazzfans have come to expect nothing but the best from Kendra Shank and they won't be disappointed with her newest CD. Kendra applies her writing talents with vibraphonist …