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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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  • 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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    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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  •  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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Cheryl Hughey

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Vocalist Lisa McClowry Teams with Grammy Award Winner Jim Peterik to Release Time Signatures

Moorestown, NJ/April 7, 2010

In collaboration with mentor/producer Jim Peterik (Grammy award winner, Oscar nominee for "Eye Of The Tiger," writer of "The Search Is Over," "Hold On Loosely," "Vehicle" and many more), vocalist Lisa McClowry will release "Time Signatures" in June 2010 under the N

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Renowned Pianist Monika Herzig and Friends to Perform at Robbie’s House of Jazz

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Pianist Monika Herzig (Owl Studios label) and friends will appear at Robbie’s House of Jazz (Webster Groves, MO) on May 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students with valid I.D.

Friends to appear include: Steve Davis (drums), Peter Kienle (b

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National Vocalist Jeff Hall to Perform at Lone Wolf Coffee Company
with Special Appearance by Pianist Monika Herzig

St. Louis, MO/March 26, 2010

Vocalist Jeff Hall (Mahogany Digital label), discovered by renowned Kansas City crooner Kevin Mahogany, will appear at Lone Wolf Coffee Company (Ballwin, MO) on May 20, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. with a special appearance by pianis

Novi, Michigan/February 25, 2010

The week of February 22, 2010 marked the debut of the Mahogany Digital imprint, the newest label in Kevin Mahogany’s "Mahogany Jazz" family. 

Vocalist Jeff Hall, Kevin Mahogany’s protégé, is the first release to radio with the two singles: "Cadillac Club" and "Detour Ahead."

More about Jeff Hall:

Discovered by Kevin Mahogany, Jeff Hall has the vocal prowess reminiscent of jazz legend Mark Murphy. Hall bri

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Jack Prybylski Takes the Music "Out of the Box" with New Release

Buffalo, NY/February 18, 2010

What do you get when you combine elements of trance, steeped in generous portions of rhythm with a heat-infused saxophone that is masterfully caressed by one very bad cat? You get a pass on a very trippy vibe that some might say is "Out of the Box."

Produced by Four 80 East (one of the hottest ba

Janiece Jaffe/Monika Herzig & Friends and ArtsWeek Presents: Nature Songs & All That Jazz

-Sunday, February 21, 2010, 2pm, Monroe County Public Library Auditorium, Free -

BLOOMINGTON, IN Bloomington’s Elementary Schools host a wealth of poets who love and believe in Nature. More than 200 children responded to a call-out for submissions of poems about the environment. Their themes range from the seasons to animals to recycling and enjoying nature’s beauty. The expressions are haunting, fu

Dwayne Kerr (The Funky Fluteman) Returns to Long Island Winterfest!

"an extraordinary groovy flutist." - Abkar Nour, SmoothJazzNow.com.

This is the third time Dwayne Kerr has appeared as part of the festivities and the second year in a row that Clovis Point Winery has requested the fluteman play. The 2009 show was filled to capacity, so be sure to arrive early for this very special and FREE concert. <

More information can be found at www.liwinterfest.com ( http://www.liwinterfest.com

Raised in the 60s by free-spirited artists living like gypsies in picturesque locations like Cheyene Walk, Chelsea or Cornwall, Klay D-C (AKA Klay Dumas-Copas) is a master of creating musical tapestries that are full of flavor and life. His latest solo release, "Ritmo," is a magical musical journey that combines technical prowess with an ear for colorful melodies.

A natural storyteller, the first track, "Mungabunga," introduces us to a soft acoustic piano before blossoming into a wiggy, upbe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2010
Contact: Mary Kirk
(416) 565-7211

The beginning of the year always marks a fresh start, a new beginning and an opportunity for Smooth Jazz fans to vote for their favourite artists on the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards website.

Voting for the 6th Annual Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards kicks off Monday January 11 and runs until February 19, 2010.

This year four outstanding Canadian acts earned 3 nominations each: Darren Rahn, Alexander Zon

The 2010 Barbados Jazz Festival Heats Up the Winter Season with Contemporary Jazz Classics and Bajan Blues

Tickets are now on sale for all-star performances including ‘70’s Motown singer-songwriter

Smokey Robinson, and contemporary stars Warren Hill and Babyface  

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 29, 2009 The 17th Annual Barbados Jazz Festival January 11-17, 2010 is the perfect escape from the winter blues, giving visitors a chance to soak up the sweet sounds and sights