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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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    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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Saxophonist Elias Haslanger leads a fine group including Frederick Sanders, piano, Edwin Livingston, bass, J.J. Johnson, drums and Tito Carillo, trumpet. Special guest, Ell…
Terry Blaine is a young, New York born, jazz vocalist who lives in Woodstock with her husband, producer Tom Desisto. In a manner of speaking, her situation parallels that o…
Why have I not heard this fine songstress before? Where have you been, Stephanie? Wow! I love this CD. Ms. Browning is a compelling young vocalist from Denver currently …
From Germany comes a wonderful quartet led by clarinetist Theo Jörgensmann. The clarinet, although a featured instrument in early jazz, has fallen from favor among jazz mus…
This is Barbara's 3rd release. This time round, she features 11 standards and 1 original. You can tell by her approach to the music that Barbara not only is having fun, but…
True fans of Afro-Cuban jazz and folk music will love this CD. The Dutch jazz group is joined by a Cuban assembly of voices and percussionists. Together, they fuse European…
Vocalist/Guitarist/Pianist Jackie Washington has a repertoire of 1250 songs and has toured and recorded in Canada for many years. This album of 19 tunes is culled from unis…
The preservation of authentic New Orleans Jazz has been an untiring battle waged by a number of dedicated individuals including many who have since played their final bar. …
Ja Ron Eames is a very warm singer and personality. I recall reviewing this record at the time of its first pressing in 1996 when I operated a jazz site of my own. Accom…
Although new to my ears, the wonderful voice of Loretta Holloway is known to the followers of the Las Vegas jazz scene. Born in Belton, South Carolina, Loretta has performe…