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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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  • 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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Lois Dawson is a sparkling young vocalist/lyricist/composer from North Carolina. Her roots would appear to be in the gospel genre. A most compelling vocalist, Lois performs…
From the land of Philly Jazz comes the veteran vocalist Miss Justine. There are shades of Billie Holiday in her voice but not in style. Justine is a truly capable vocalist …
Andrea Wolper's CD is a most welcome effort. This young woman has a swing that never stops. Andrea leads her own group performing in many New York City jazz spots since fir…
Brilliant in technical music composition and performance, Loston Harris plays the piano with an attitude of confidence. To compliment his great piano playing Loston also ha…
Terry Blaine is a young, New York born, jazz vocalist who lives in Woodstock with her husband, producer Tom Desisto. In a manner of speaking, her situation parallels that o…
If you have never heard Linda Ransom perform, this CD is a wonderful introduction to her versatile voice! "Remember When..." is a showcase collection for this lovely songbi…
Why have I not heard this fine songstress before? Where have you been, Stephanie? Wow! I love this CD. Ms. Browning is a compelling young vocalist from Denver currently …
This is possibly the best vocal jazz recording, ever. Vox One wanted to make real jazz, music that would turn the heads of critics more used to instrumental jazz. Their rec…
Jubilant Sykes' is a world premier classical soloist whose sound is reminiscence to Paul Robeson. The baritonist who is much in demand as a soloist with orchestra has appea…
She was asked if she had made a CD, and the answer was direct: "Well yes, I am making plans for that, as a matter of fact." Simple but confident, like the cover picture: a …