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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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  • 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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  • 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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Ronald Jackson

Ronald Jackson

This latest offering from one of jazz fusion’s most illustrious and accomplished guitarists is chock full of the style that has made him such a powerful and mesmerizing phe…
Now, here’s some great jazz-blues originally recorded in the late 1970s, showcasing a marvelous collaboration between the legendary Hank Crawford and jazz-blues buddy Calvi…
This album, the brainchild of Jason Miles, gives new depth and meaning to the word "tribute." So much of Miles’s energy and deeply-felt commitment to this project is clearl…
Miki Petkovki’s unique approach here on Origins truly challenges listeners to step outside the box and experience an experience. His use of "hybrid times," irregular…
A lot of presence. That’s how I’d best describe Paper Moon, a two-year-old guitar duo with a unique and diverse background. Scot Taber is trained in flamenco and c…
First of all, when reading the musician credits, some of you may ask: What in the world is a bandoneón? Happy to provide some education on the subject, my friends. The band…
The concept of marrying hip hop to jazz-R&B is an immensely popular one, rapidly growing, expanding, and capturing almost every listener in its path. The Soul Providers …
Strunz and Farah have proved time and again why they are widely regarded as pioneers and the epitome of world acoustic fusion and intriguing diversity. They have been toget…
12.04.2006

Miami Jam by Lino

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This is the third installment from this talented guitarist but the first I’ve heard. I’m impressed. With a sound and style often akin to the likes of Craig Chaquico, this y…
India’s gift to the world of jazz (and every other imaginable genre of music) is definitely this striking, sexy soprano who is celebrating over 30 years in the business.…