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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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  •  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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    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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Perhaps known best as lead guitarist for Jefferson Starship, Craig Chaquico went solo while finding his true talent of communicating through song.During the last several…
Hearing the journey Mark Elf recently took during a struggle with cancer and a kidney disorder makes it easy to understand why he’s Glad To Be Back; also the name of…
Assembling a collection of his original compositions, adding a couple standards, then tossing in a Steely Dan original, Connerley has created a dynamic and energetic straig…
Hiroshima is a fascinating group of highly talented musicians Asian-American blend, melded with an Afro-California twist, giving them universal appeal. Formed in 1974 by…
As the name promises, After Midnight Grooves brings the listener to the slinky, mysterious side of night those wee hours turning to dawn, when people shuffle their w…
Soft, smooth, dream-like Gabriela Anders delivers sweet renditions of Billie Holiday classics as well as Anders’ originals.Subtle Latino, Brazilian tempo provided by Por…
Guitarist Vic Juris is called a chopsmeister of the highest order who was a leader for the Muse and SteepleChase labels. Today, Juris steps out with his own diverse comp…
According to George Duke, what he loves about this group is its spirit of freedom creating music for music’s sake.Mundo Rides Again begins with a peppy beat infus…
His biography reads: "Tom produces propulsive R&B grooves, infectious melodic hooks and stylish ballads with equal ease."Nice Work If You Can Get It shows off Gra…