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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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  • 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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  • 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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At the age of twelve, Paul Ferguson picked up his guitar and taught himself to play by attentively listening and adroitly emulating the musical mas...

Turn the lights down low and the music up. THE LOVE PROJECT sets a seductive mood with brand new recordings of popular love songs covered by contem...

"The Journey starts inside first" Purpose Of Soul is more than just another jazz group, they are a collective mind set. A mind set thats governed ...

Pressing Forward, by west coast electric bassist Daniel Lucca Parenti, or rather just "D-Lucca," paints a scenic landscape of layered bass and harmonic solitude…
Contemporary Italian saxophonist Marco Spedaliere’s latest album, Stories, encompasses a wide range of compositional styles from the free-form synth and saxopho…
On his new album Core 3.0, Fred Fried take full advantage, harmonically and melodically of his new custom 8-string guitar. This guitar has a low A string below the low E…
Possessing the uniquely elite gift of deeply "feeling" every note he writes and plays, Nils, the multi-talented Munich born guitarist, has yet again given his followers …
Masterful pianist Tom Grant has been a mainstay on the contemporary/smooth jazz scene for roughly three decades, continually delighting and roping in listeners with a mu…
Out Of The Box is the name of the alluring contemporary jazz release on Innervision Records from adroit saxophone artist Jack Prybylski. It proves to be an absorb…
The Innkeeper's Gun, the latest CD released by bassist John Goldsby on the Bass Lion Label with Jacob Duncan on alto saxophone and JasonTiemann on drums is a so…