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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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  • 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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  • 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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Bill Reed

Bill Reed

Writes the veteran jazz vocalist Carol Sloane in her liner notes for "Rain Sometimes":

"You may be unfamiliar with the work of Pinky Winters, but with resolute confidence in the exquisite music contained on this disc, I believe you will join the hundreds of musicians and others singers who have been her staunchest admirers for many years, in spite of the fact that so few of her precise interpretations have been heretofore readily available. This is a voice which will enchant you for now and e …