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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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  • 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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Cleveland, Ohio native Tom Tallitsch currently lives in Hamilton, NJ. A saxophonist, clarinetist, flutist, composer and jazz radio host, he is the founding director of t…
Quickly. Name the most prominent jazz pianist born in Cyprus, but now living in New York City. That person can only be Glafkos Kontemeniotis, who has been performing in …
So Far From Home should be in every straight-ahead, jazz lover's house. The quartet of Amy and Pat Shook, Frank Russo, Tim Young and guest trumpet master Greg Gisber…
Violinist Buckley Mills, a child prodigy, first studied with his father before joining the Sioux City Symphony at the age of 14, as their youngest member. A proficient a…
Jazz drummer, composer and vibist Patrick Simard recorded this CD in 2009 while still in high school, but waiting to attend the Berklee College of Music as a scholarship…
With a nod to the classic Hammond organ/guitar trios of the 1950s and 60s, guitarist Jon Dalton presents a toe-tapping, feel-good session of swinging standards and soulful …
Trichotomy are a jazz trio out of Australia. They are without a doubt among the best at what they do and that is saying a lot in the world of jazz trios. …
Larry Franco 3 for Nat is a tribute to one of the best jazz singers, the great Nat King Cole. Before he was a famous ballad singer, Nat led one of best jazz trios and recor…
The October Trio is a group that has been built by students from Canada's Capilano College Jazz Program in Vancouver, BC. They have two previous release…
Drummer Tobias Gebb and his all-star band merge traditional small ensemble jazz swing attributes with a modern day hip factor. With this release, Gebb hires formidable h…