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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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  • 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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Karen Gullet-Dupree

Karen Gullet-Dupree

Youman Wilder and Weird Stories returned to the Village Land Mark music club Kenny's Castaways for what was a home coming and an Industry showcase for the Music Insiders of New York.

The Band which has seemed to perform mostly at high end Jazz Festivals in Europe and Canada was back on it's home turf here in New York.

With a packed house that easily over flowed on to the Bleeker Street curbs, the band was back in New York to showoff a show full of original songs.

Kenny's

Youman Wilder Joins Concert For Darfur
Written By Amy Goldstein

Popular singer Jazz/Soul Youman Wilder and Weird Stories have been added to the stellar line up for the concert for Darfur.

Wilder who has faced arrest for protest at the United Nations and Sudanese Embassy In New York will take the stage at either in New Jersey or Connecticut.

The All-star concert will take place throughout the United States and Canada.
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