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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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  • 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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  • 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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Galen Ricard

Galen Ricard

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., USA/ -- One thousand
saxophonists will converge on the Great Wall of China,
June 23, 2003, International Olympic Day.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Gunther Schuller is master
conductor; five-time Emmy Award-winner Mark Watters is
music director. The event, featuring the internationally
recognized Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra, will be
broadcast live throughout Asia by China Central Television
and worldwide via the Internet.

Saxophone players …