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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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  • 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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  • 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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Jim Morehand

Jim Morehand

Jim Morehand & Dave Polazzo began hosting semi-monthly (1st & 3rd Saturday of every month) jazz sessions in their home on February 23, 2002 in the double parlor of an 1850's Gothic Revival brick row house in Brooklyn's historic Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill/Wallabout district.  This area continues to be famous for its artists & musicians: the Late Betty Carter, Chris Rock, Spike Lee, trumpeter - Ahmed Abdullah, pianist-Ronnie Mathews, percussionist - Eric Frazier, artist - Danny Simmons, jazz vocal …