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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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  •  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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  • 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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Dr. Ana Isabel Ordonez

Dr. Ana Isabel Ordonez

The Sweet Life music will appeal to everyone, not just jazz fans. Brazilian rhythms have the strength to drive Latin jazz lovers out of the room and Molly Greac…
Yahboy! transports nice, light and rhythmical jazz type heads that sound sweet, and at times full of fun. "Pearls of Wisdom" puts on a show in a noticeable and …
This is the first time I´ve heard cornetist Dan Clucas and I must confess I made the right choice listening to Immediately, a release bowing to Ornette Coleman.…
Scott Boni is a talented sax player who has been performing since he was seven years old. For his release Mumphrey’s Bounce Boni has gathered some young innovat…
A "Carioca" is someone born in Rio de Janeiro, is also the abbreviation of the Brazilian dance, the Samba Carioca.... and guess what? Carioca is the title that …
British saxophonist Greg Lyons released "Island to Island" a creation that deserves a manner of comments.London City will remember Greg for his Latin-jazz fusion com…
Ivo Antognini is a pianist with a strong classical background and possesses with his fingers the fire to travel into jazz and folk music. Ivo Antognini has performed wit…
Virtuoso saxophonist David Borgo has released Ubuntu, a breathtaking album inspired by eight songs of Abdullah Ibrahim. Ubuntu is a lyrical, educational a…
Guitarist Adam Caine has gathered Ken Filiano and famous drummer Phil Haynes in a splendid CD. He also shares the stage with prominent musicians such as Paul Smoker, Daniel…
David Buchbinder has released Shurum Burum Jazz Circus, a multidisciplinary project striking up music with dance and circus performance to drive listeners to a col…