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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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  •  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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Melody Lisman

Melody Lisman

On May 6 Crescent Moon/Columbia Records will release "Trumpet Evolution" the new album by Grammy and Emmy winning trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval. The tracks on this album were chosen personally by Sandoval in tribute to 19 of the most influential trumpet players - from early jazz pioneers such as King Oliver and Louis Armstrong, to his own mentor Dizzy Gillespie, Mexican composer Rafael Mendez, and classical virtuosos Timofei Dokshizer and Maurice Andre. Individually each of "Trumpet Evolution …
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