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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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  •  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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  • 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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If you want to catch a young jazz singer, whose star is quickly rising, you may want to give a listen to jazz vocalist Lauren White’s CD At Last. White, who is ba…
I can remember when I was a little boy, and I would sit watching my mother frost or ice a cake. My mouth would start to water and the excitement would build as I waited …
New York Voices, a vocal ensemble comprised of Kim Nazarian, Lauren Kinhan, Darmon Meader, and Peter Eldridge, continue to redefine excellence with their two, three, and…
The year was 1973 and teenagers all across North America were singing their rock anthem "Taking Care Of Business," as the radio stations blasted the hit Bachman-Turner O…
If you like your jazz music sensual and romantic, then Paul Taylor’s CD Ladies’ Choice will cause your heart to flutter. The alto saxophonist does not need to rel…
Gina Sicilia may be the best blues singer on the music scene today and she still is only 22 years old. Her CD Allow Me To Confess demonstrates maturity that belie…
Lisa Hilton’s CD, The New York Sessions, which hits the streets on August 27, creates a gentle ambience that entices you to crack open a fine bottle of wine and r…
One of the prettiest collections of songs to come my way this year is Rob Fried’s self-produced CD Wind Song, featuring Randy Brecker on trumpet and flugelhorn. T…
A perennial fan favorite, Spyro Gyra comprised of Jay Beckenstien (saxophone), Tom Schuman (keyboards), Julio Fernandez (guitars), Scott Ambush (bass) and Bonny B (drums…
Sara Gazarek’s CD Return To You, is about the many moods of love, and explores the many phases of relationships, both heartening and disheartening. Do not make …