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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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  • 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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Jody Mayfield

Jody Mayfield

In 2002, M2O celebrated the release of their third album, Epiphany. This is another step in their continuing quest to elevate their brand of jazz to a wider audience. This album is a great example of smooth jazz at it's best coming from one of this genre's newest voices. - By Bruce Pleasant, Freelance Writer, Jazz Critic and Jazz musician

The Music

If an art form does not evolve it dies...A purist will want to hear the native format. However, what M2O is doing is no different from what Cha …