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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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Lee Prosser

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Eva Cassidy was a remarkable singer with a voice that was perfectly attuned to the blues and jazz. She was also gifted in other ways, such as an ar...
An outstanding quality DVD video of Tal Farlow performing, this collection performed live at Bowling Green State University will delight the jazz a...
FORWARD MOTION, from Bach to Bebop, is a corrective approach to jazz phrasing written by Hal Galper. Additional information can be found at http://...
This jazz guitar solo collection is exceptional. It contains solo work by jazz guitarists Ron Affif, Peter Bernsetin, Joe Diorio, Fred Hamiliton, K...
For those who became interested in the Barry Galbraith guitar solos and purchased the first volume for their home library, here is volume 2 with pl...
MAKING JAZZ FRENCH, an indepth look at music and modern life in interwar Paris, is an enjoyable approach to jazz on the European scene. Jeffrey H. ...
For the guitarist seeking to learn new techniques, this book is ideal for learning jazz phrasing, articulation, and feel. The songs are original an...
Frank Vignola has done it again, crafting a fine music instruction book which this time deals with jazz standard chord progressions. The over-sized...
THE SONG THAT NEVER ENDED: A JAZZ MUSICIANs JOURNEY TO A LOVE BEYOND LIFE by John Novello is an electrifying reading experience. It is a love story...
This is a nice three-page jazz guitar scale chart. A compact, reliable reference to have on hand. Major scale, Dorian Mode, Phrygian mode, Lydian m...