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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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  • 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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  •  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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  • 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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Robert Newman

Robert Newman

Denver, CO, February 3, 2004 - Music industry veterans Robert Newman and Randall Frazier have brought together their talents and contacts to form a new, affordable, promotions company called Massive Music. Massive Music specializes in college, public and non-commercial radio, print/media, Internet and tour support for independent labels and artists.

Independent artists and labels have long been the force that drives creativity in the music business. Rap, rock, jazz and the blues were all und …

Imagine what Miles would sound like if he were produced by King Tubby and accompanied by a Speak-n-Spell and theremin. You'd hear something really special. An amalgamation of creativity, chops and electronics. A reverb saturated, dub exploration of the jazz motiff.

Smother.net called it "One of the best acid jazz albums in 2004." VH1 regular Jeff Lyons of Usedwigs.com called it "one of the coolest underground spins of the year" and Chris Slawecki, Senior Editor at All About Jazz, named "The S