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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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  • 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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  •  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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Aparna Datta

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A NEW TALENT FOR A NEW GENERATION

Michelle Garcia is a new vocalist to keep your ears open for. As a young child, she grew up in a family that loved music. Her dad played the saxophone, her brother the guitar, and she herself started a band while she was in high school. Her first taste of experiencing what it felt like to be a part of a band was a flavor she continued to crave. As the years continued to pass her by, she allowed her love of music to guide her to where she is today.

"ESSENCE" by Australian Vocalist Ingrid James
Posted: 2005-09-21

By Aparna Datta

Lay back, put up your feet, close your eyes, and enter a classic jazz club from the mid 50's as you listen to Ingrid James new CD "Essence." Ingrid James of Brisbane, Australia brings her eloquent vocals to this familiar ten-song set. She is able to move seamlessly between songs by songwriters who are diverse, and by adding her own heart felt vocals the songs are completely reformed. The soun