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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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  • 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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    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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Brian Patneaude

Brian Patneaude

Brian Patneaude Quartet releases "Variations" (WEPA Records)
WEPA Records is pleased to announce the release of "Variations", the debut recording by the Brian Patneaude Quartet. Formed nearly one year ago, the quartet consists of George Muscatello (guitar), Ryan Lukas (bass), Danny Whelchel (drums) and Brian Patneaude (saxophone). "Variations" is a collection of nine original compositions by the members of the group which have been molded during thei …
On Saturday March 19th, the Brian Patneaude Quartet will celebrate the release of "Distance" (WEPA Records) with a performance at 8 pm at the WAMC Performing Arts Studio's Linda Norris Auditorium, 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY. Ticket reservations are $8 and are available by phone at (518) 465-5233 ext. 4, and at the door on the evening of the show.

" lyrical, melodic, musical, & tasteful. Every note has its meaning. Distance makes a statement - a beautiful one." -- Jeff Waggoner - contributi