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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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  • 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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  • 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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Lee Prosser

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Fred Hamilton has created a remarkable learning tool with his MELODIC STUDIES & COMPOSITIONS FOR GUITAR. This is a fine instruction book, spiral-bo...
If you are a guitarist, and if you like jazz, IMPROVISATIONAL TECHNIQUES is a book you will want to have in your home library, and one you should r...
ONE GUITAR, MANY STYLES is an intricate look at solo pieces presented in a variety of styles for electric guitar. Complete with a play-along CD, th...
Misha V. Stefanuk has created a remarkable instruction guide to jazz piano scales and modes. JAZZ PIANO SCALES & MODES is a remarkable instruction ...
For Bucky Pizzarelli fans, this solo collection with two play-along CDs is an excellent investment. The selections are transcribed by Eddie Decker,...
For those seeking an accurate, comprehensive collection of Bebop studies for the guitar, Roni Ben-Hurs fine reference TALK JAZZ GUITAR is among the...
If you are a jazz vocalist, or intrumentalist, interested in learning about Bebop, this is the book to have. Everything from Bebop scales and topic...
JOHN COLTRANE is a detailed, sharp, concise look at the American saxophone legend, John Coltrane. Martin Smith has given the readers a memorable ac...
ESSENTIAL JAZZ ETUDES: THE BLUES, comes with a play-along CD which the guitarist will appreciate. As a reference work, this is an ideal book to hav...
Jack Petersen gives the jazz guitarist some fine material to study and utilize in his book, CHORDS GALORE. This is a systematic approach to voicing...