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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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  • 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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  • 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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Susannah McCorkle dazzles the listening audience with this superb collection of Irving Berlin music. This collection has 14 songs. Among the songs are "I'd Rather Lead …
Winter Moon is a fresh, harmonically beautiful collection of jazz vocals of such songs as "Not In Love;" "The Ballad Of The Sad Young Men" (one of the best vocals ever done…
Jenny Evans is a new discovery for American jazz listeners, although she is well known in Europe! What a voice, what styling, what class! Jenny Evans has it all, and on her…
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