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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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  • 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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  • 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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Ronald Jackson

Ronald Jackson

How’s this for a purely soft, mellow, almost ethereal sound with some solid R&B thrown in for good measure? Yep, that’s what I think we have here. Willie Hill is a multi…
Well I don’t know much about the cyber jazz experience, but I do know good jazz when I hear it! Akinyele, a bassist who is native to the San Francisco Bay area, and his …
On Night Fever, Cornell Dupree demonstrates a great feel for recapturing the feel and aura of many of the tunes of yesterday. His skillful guitar work shines th…
This demo is a collection of fairly innovative pieces (four to be exact) wherein Frank Abarca experiments with composing songs exclusively with drums. Interesting, to sa…
Oh, this is some good stuff, believe it! This drummer/composer has the definite feel to be the formidable star he should be. He opens with a tested oldie "I’ll Always Lo…
This high-energy young man is just as the CD title states: Just getting started. Truly coming into his own with consistently superior sax work and great compositions, Er…
When I first learned that I would be reviewing this CD, I can’t tell you how honored I felt! Being the proud owner of several Pieces projects, I’m also very happy to see…
Wow! One thing that can be definitely said about this CD: It has attitude! The common threads throughout feature searing guitar riffs by the group’s namesake that are th…
Canadian-born, Minnesota-raised pianist, Sean Turner, is a very refreshing and versatile artist. He demonstrates from the opening track, "Just Lucky," that he means busi…
Well, after getting up off the floor, dusting myself off, and regaining my composure, I found that I was still able to write this review in an intelligible manner.
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