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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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  • 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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Lee Prosser

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This nice spiralbound paperback is an educational and entertaining look at duets. For the trumpet, there is much on-hands work with the intricate s...
Congratulations to the authors for bringing this fine collection of interviews together under one cover! The dialog sparkles, and each of these 21 ...
Jazz Guitar Ensembles is a series, and there are three books, each a different level of instruction. The authors of the series are Chris Buzzelli, ...
Those who know the work of Vic Juris will embrace his latest book, INSIDE/OUTSIDE. It is all about modern jazz guitar solo work, and entertaining. ...
Andre Bush has crafted a fine instruction guide with his MODERN JAZZ GUITAR STYLES, complete with an enjoyable CD play-along. Following the introdu...
Mark E. Lawhon has a winner with his collection of great rock and jazz giants of the 1970s. The photographs are visual treats,and the imagery super...
Dan Greenblatt has a winner with his book, THE BLUES SCALES. It will have a wide appeal to people interested in jazz, and performing jazz. Written ...
TALK JAZZ GUITAR is a fine musical instruction book by guitarist Roni Ben-Hur. There is also a play-along CD included. The fingerings and fret-boar...
Stephane Wrembel has a winner with GETTING INTO GYPSY JAZZ GUITAR. The book comes with a play-along CD. Written in English, French, and German, the...
If you are looking for something entertaining and enjoyable, JAZZ GUITAR STANDARDS: CHORD MELODY SOLOS is a collection for guitar that you will not...