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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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  • 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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  • 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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Have you ever had anyone say Listen to this CD and tell me what you think? Well that happened to me and this album and I found every song wonderful. This full of energy CD …
Jazz clarinet virtuoso, Frank Glover, was the recipient of the 1996 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Performance grant. This CD, Something old, Something new, was selec…
This CD showcases electric jazz at its most intense and lyrical. The band, Blood Ulmer - guitar, Amin Ali - bass, Cornell Rochester - drums, form the nucleus of this power …
I picked up this CD based on a recommendation of a friend. After I listened to it, I called my friend and thanked him for introducing me to this CD. Dr. John has a scratchy…
You should try to listen to this CD. Lee Gunnes has one of the most beautiful and strongest voices in the jazz scene nowadays. She reminds me a lot of Mahalia Jackson. BCD …
Superb solo pino recording from the king of Baltic jazz stylings. Found it on Amazon. Sultry chords…
This cd shows the type of standard gerry mulligan has...and in fact shows the best sound i think he had throughout his albums...blueport is one of the best songs inside the…
About a year ago, as I was traveling I heard a real snappy tune, great guitar opening. The DJ announced it was a tune by Zachary Breaux entitled "small town in Texas". Sinc…
Fred Tompkins’ release, St. Louis Music, is creative to say the least. It combines aspects of third-stream and free music. It has notated lines, classical influences…
When I first listened to singer/songwriter Michael Franks' "Dragonfly Summer", I was in heaven. The first tune of the album "Coming To Life" was, in my opinion, a terrific …