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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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19.08.2006

Live by Jam Camp

Published in Other - CD Reviews
Jam Camp, an aptly named group of five musicians, has released a live album. The album Live, is also aptly named. The happy fact about both band and album is t…
Canada’s pre-eminent Roots, Folk, Country, and Blues label just celebrated its 30th anniversary and marked the festive occasion with a comprehensive retrospective via a …
The Wings of Fire Orchestra is America’s self-proclaimed largest rock orchestra, and Bullfighter Ballet is their debut studio recording. The band hails from Boston, MA, …
On the back of Johan Berke’s CD titled The Cactus Suite it lists all the players on this album but also says with guests: Jan Eriksson on lap and pedal and Barr…
Knowing that there is much good European Jazz that never makes it to the U.S. market, I was excited at the prospect of reviewing this collection from the UK label LINN. …
Historically, there have been a number of interesting attempts to create a "third stream" of sorts merging Country/Western/Bluegrass and Jazz: from the origins of "Weste…
Tommy Emmanuel hails from Australia and started playing guitar at the early age of four, going on to officially begin his professional career at the ripe old age of six!…
Founder for "The Small Faces," guitarist/vocalist and composer Ronnie Lane lost his battle with multiple sclerosis in 1997 at age 51. This DVD charts the "The Small Face…
I’ll tell you: When I first went to this artist’s Web site, I thought I mistyped the URL! The Web site talks about how T. Moody’s sound so resembles that of the classic …
For several years, Johannes Linstead has been regarded as one of the top Latin guitarists in the world. His most recent CD Café Tropical does nothing to dispel th…