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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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  •  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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  • 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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  • 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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Mark E. Lawhon

Mark E. Lawhon

Hundreds of slides and photographs of rock and jazz musicians lay neatly stashed away in several notebooks owned by Mark E. Lawhon; photos he had taken of the monster groups, both rock and jazz, of the incredible musical era of the 1970s. Now, his best shots have been made public in his new book, Classic Concerts of the 1970s: The Encores Continue. This book contains never-before-seen photos of many incredible musicians in some of their most memorable performances. Although his book is ge …
Danny Trifan (now Daniel Trifan Ph.D & Professor of History at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO) will be joining with author/educator Mark E. Lawhon for a book-signing for Lawhon's new book, "Classic Concerts of the 1970s: The Encores Continue" (Leathers Publishing 2004). This event will be on Saturday, June 25th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at The Record Wearhouse, 1401 South Belt Highway in St. Joseph, MO.

Trifan played bass during the '70s with Larry Coryell's Eleventh H