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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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  • 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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We're proud to announce the launch of a new jazz web site by saxophonist Ivan Renta at www.ivanrenta.com

One of the most on demand side-men in the scene, Ivan Renta has shared stage with well respected musicians such as:

Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Paquito D'Rivera, Dave Valentin, Conrad Herwig, Brian Lynch, Mario Rivera, Giovanni Hidalgo, Arturo O'farril, Rey Barretto, Willie Colon, Ralph Irizarry, John Benítez, Cheo Feliciano, Oscar D'leon, Oscar Hernandéz, Bobby Sanabria, Steve Davis …