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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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  • 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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  •  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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  • 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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The best of Bill Evans is a wonderful collection of classic recordings by Evans on Riverside Records. Great guest artists accompany Evans in these classic recordings. T…
This CD runs 76:13 minutes and contains two classic records complete on the CD. The first is titled, "Magician," and the second is titled, "Gershwin and Kern." With Erroll …
An interesting CD that gives two approaches to George Gershwin. First, "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American In Paris" are performed by pianist Jesus Sanroma, featuring the P…
It is suggested that the jazz listener purchase both cds. This is the composer, George Gershwin, at the piano. This, thanks to new technology, is the best introduction to h…
An excellent introduction to the jazz piano magic of the late Bill Evans. Total playing time is 65:42 minutes. The music: "'Spartacus' Love Theme," "Santa Claus Is Coming T…
Double Bass: Bad Pun, Good RecordDouble Bass is a near historic summit of two legendary jazz bassists: Niels-Henning Ørsted Pederse…
Coming across this collection of Gershwin music was a rich and rewarding listening experience. This is jazz trio at its finest, and Marcus Roberts excels with his interpret…
Guitarist Lorne Lofsky is unquestionably one of Canada’s hidden treasures. He records infrequently, tours rarely and prefers to stay close to his home in Toronto, teaching …
Paul Smith will charm the jazz listening audience with his piano stylings. He has a gift for intricate playing and understatement which highlights the melody line. 72:3…
The Bob McHugh Trio has a lively collection of jazz selections on MANHATTAN SUNRISE. There is something enjoyable for everybody is this solid jazz collection. The CD contai…