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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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  • 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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The Great Hans Dulfer from Amsterdam, Holland leads a contingent of jazz ambassadors to the first annual Hartford International Jazz Festival in the state of Connecticut this October. Making the trip with Hans Dulfer and his quintet will be saxophonist Armando Cairo with his quartet and saxophonist Rinus Greenfield also with his quartet.

The three day musical event which takes place in various indoor venues throughout Downtown Hartford promises to have something for every musical taste. …

The Hartford International Jazz Festival returns to downtown Hartford, CT for its third year on October 8, 9 and 10. Hartford’s only international jazz festival will once again set up Main Stages and Encore Stages in the city’s central business district and encourage music fans to come and "Discover a new world in Downtown Hartford on Columbus Day weekend."

Seven Main Stages set up at locations such as Asylum Hill Congregational Church, the Bushnell, the Wadsworth Atheneum, Riverfront Plaza …