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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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  • 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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  • 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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Taking an interesting in saxophone at a very young age, Andre Delano’s third album My So Fine is proof that the saxophone has an effect on people. Delano says o…
David Boswell is a talented composer/arranger/guitarist who crafts intricate aural soundscapes offering the listener panoramic views which stimulate the mind into flight…
This funk and jam jazz fusion band, headed by saxophonist/composer Paul DeLoria, is influenced by bands such as The Rippingtons, John Scofield, Soulive and The Brecker B…
David Boswell’s third solo effort I Like That is designed to be easily clutched by the listener’s imagination. The music beckons the listener onto the dance floor…
Carlos Jimenez is the next generation of great flute players from Puerto Rico, following in the steps of Dave Valentin and Nestor Torres.Thoughts is Carlos third album. …
Carlos Jimenez is the next generation of great Puerto Rican flute players, following in the steps of Dave Valentin and Nestor Torres. Thoughts is Carlos third a…
New York City has a signature texture to its jazz sway, one which sets the bar very high with respectable innovative and an intense arena of players. The character of Ne…
Guitarist Nick Colionne is without a doubt one of the most dynamic and skilled artists of his generation. Although he is looked upon as a smooth jazz musician, Nick shou…
A radio DJ for 18 years who finally succumbed to the beckoning of his own heart and soul to jump into the "mix" with the other smooth jazz artists who are prospering (es…
As can always be expected from the illustrious saxman from Memphis, Kirk Whalum, along with other artists performing under the pseudonym, The Millennium Promise Jazz Pro…