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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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  • 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 native, Berklee College of Music graduate, trumpeter and composer Christian Scott is one of the rare jazz artists of today who makes so significant a statement …

Past Present is the third release from guitarist George Cotsirilos, and the second for the trio. It is a strong follow-up to the trio‘s first release together,…
Joe Chambers is the quintessential drummer, for many reasons. To begin with, his discography is a who's who of jazz. His own compositions are no less worthy of praise. …
Bassist Dave Holland is, by any thought process applicable, a true jazz master. Formerly with Miles Davis, Holland also co-founded the influential free jazz band Circle, co…
On the wings of his 2009 Posi-Tone release Dedicated, tenor sax ace Ralph Bowen reenlists the same all-star lineup for Due Reverence. Simply stated, the sa…
Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli has a penchant for covering the music of other jazz greats. And who can blame him; he does an impeccable job at it. On his latest CD John Piz…
"Curiosity" is everything you would want from a band featuring nine horn players, remarkably skilled soloists and great compositions!"Curiosity" is the continued …
At only age 22, this is pianist Eldar’s fourth album release. Born in Kyrgyzstan, he now lives in New York. Reaching success early as a teenager, his improvisational skill …
At only age 22, this is pianist Eldar’s fourth album release. Born in Kyrgyzstan, he now lives in New York. Reaching success early as a teenager, his improvisational skill …
Saxophonist Dan White began his musical studies on piano before switching over to the saxophone at a young age. Raised in Williamsville, NY, he is currently a junior at …