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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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  • 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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  •  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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Progressive-rock and jazz drumming legend Bill Bruford might be basking in retirement, yet continues to operate his Summerfold and Winterfold record labels amid reissues…
Those familiar with her work will find OYO, Angelique Kidjo’s new CD, to be familiar in style yet distinctive in content. While its title comes from the name of…
On her debut CD No Balanço do Mar, Portuguese-born Catarina dos Santos strives to combine the best sounds of the African diaspora, most notably Brazil and Cape …
Multi-instrumentalist Frank London and vocalist / keyboardist Loren Sklamberg are co-leaders of the Grammy-winning klezmer group The Klezmatics. Theirs is a musical partner…
New World Flamenco, the collaboration of Tierra Negra and Muriel Anderson is a bright, vivacious celebration of life through song. Tierra Negra is the German duo o…
French bassist Renaud Garcia-Fons brings together the musical worlds of the Mediterranean Rim, Latin America, flamenco and jazz on La Linea del Sur. The disc fe…
Tiempo Libre new CD, Bach in Havana, connects the rhythms and sensibilities of Afro-Cuban music with the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach.On "Tu Conga", th…
This release features the original tangos of composer-pianist Roger Davidson. He performs them in duos with Raúl Jaurena, one of the world's finest bandoneon players. (T…
Those who believe, with F. Scott Fitzgerald, that "There are no second acts in American lives" should check out Mark Weinstein. Originally a trombonist who developed a role…
Setting aside politics for a spell, Cuba is a most interesting nation musically. Its location makes it idea for receiving influences from about half the world: North and…