NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

  •  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…
    Read more...
  • 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…
    Read more...
  • Kem Owens
    Written by
    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…
    Read more...
  • 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…
    Read more...
MORE INTERVIEWS
Franck Amsallem

Franck Amsallem

This debut recording was originally released in 1992 and also released in 1997 as "Another Time" (if you have a copy, trust us: it's going to be collectable). The writing is exquisite "...And Keep This Place In Mind For a Better One is Hard To Find" and the following two tracks, "Running After Eternity" and "Dee" are among the finest for piano trio we have heard in a very long time. Those that follow, " On Your Own" and "Affreusement Votre (Horribly Yours)", are almost equally as good. Peacock's …