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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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  • 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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  •  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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Michelle Coltman

Michelle Coltman

The critically acclaimed Joel Futterman/Ike Levin Trio featuring Kash Killion will be perform an evening of their highly spirited, yet reflective improvisational music at the Noe Valley Ministry in San Francisco to celebrate the release of their new CD LifeLine.

The trio is dedicated to exploring new directions in the art of "in-the-moment" collectively improvised music. Their spontaneous jazz rooted compositions unfold unpredictably while maintaining a unique cohesiveness derived from intens …