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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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  • 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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I listened to three cuts off Tony Adamo's new CD A Simple Groove. "Ecstasy," "Passport," and "No Strings Attached," are all a call to seduction, but the passion has a lonel…
I've been listening to Paul Taylor since his days with Keiko Matsui, and he just keeps getting better and better. Seductive urban-styled sax melodies define Taylor's music.…
On her seventh album, Marilyn Scott sticks with a formula that has made her a hit on the adult contemporary scene.Scott’s music isn’t so much a late Saturday night in a …
The Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist Richard Bona is comfortable in just about any musical setting, from the smooth jazz stylings of Bob James, to being the musical direct…
Pieces of a Dream, early pioneers in smooth jazz, celebrate their 25th anniversary of recording with the new CD release, ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT. 12 selections of new mat…
Congratulations to Warner Archives/Rhino for reissuing the 1976 classic, George Benson's BREEZIN' in 2001, which features the bonus tracks of "Down Here On The Ground," "Sh…
If you like a mellow, smooth flute, let me introduce you to the classic sounds of Alexander Zonjic. This man knows his flute and is one of the finest jazz flute performers …
Here’s something very nice for Smooth Jazz fans. Writer/ vocalist Carol Duboc’s new release sold out at smoothjazz.com within the first month of issue. Now ba…
VOICE is a CD collection which grabs you at the beginning and does not let go until the last song and the last note is played. As a guitarist, composer, and performer, Neal…
Freddie Ravel is respected as one of the most outstanding keyboard players, composers, and producers in contemporary music and has recorded or performed with many great art…