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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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  • 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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Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson

29.01.2011

Jim Mullen

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
What does Pete Brown’s "Piblokto," Brian Auger’s "Oblivion Express," The Average White Band and various legends of the world of jazz and blues have in common? And what does all this have to do with a man who in his time has played a considerable part in helping to produce "outstanding works of progressive rock," gained worldwide success with some home grown jazz funk, and then graduated to writing and playing jazz?

On Friday, October 10, 2002, I had the great privilege of enjoying a fine din …