NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

  • 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…
    Read more...
  • 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…
    Read more...
  •  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…
    Read more...
  • Kem Owens
    Written by
    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…
    Read more...
MORE INTERVIEWS
Sam Giamendi (Guest Writer)

Sam Giamendi (Guest Writer)

It appears that the Pearly Gates were left open for a little on Tuesday night allowing Los Angeles to enjoy a voice from above. Jacki DePiro wowed a packed house at Level One Supper Club to a diverse and flavorful set of originals and jazz standards.

Exuding confidence, Jacki entered the stage waving to fans and smiling; enjoying the evening almost as much as the crowd. With a high-energy show mixed of standards and original compositions, the variety kept everyone on their toes wondering