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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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  • 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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    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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Shan Arsenault

Shan Arsenault

Halifax based, Canadian Jazz Guitarist Shan Arsenault is proud to announce the release of his second recording, "Below Sea Level." This recording is ten of Shan's original compositions for jazz guitar trio and quartet. Shan's writing has matured since his last (2005) release; "The Jazz Beat Sessions" and Stephen Pedersen of the Halifax Chronicle Herald says: "...it's a new Shan Arsenault out there walking through these 10 original charts."

Canadian Jazz Guitarist Shan Arsenault's latest release "The Jazz Beat Sessions" garners positive reviews:

"...a non-traditional progressive jazz style...Arsenault plays the chords with effortless motion. The guitar riffs are crisp and clear and dominate the tunes with style...graceful guitar solos that highlight this artist's talent and mastery of the instrument...an album that provides a brief but interesting look at the talents of a wonderful guitarist icon in the making. His refre

Canadian Jazz Guitarist Shan Arsenault is pleased to announce the release of his latest work The Jazz Beat Sessions. This CD is a compilation of two sessions that were recorded for the popular CBC radio two program "Jazz Beat." The material was originally nationally aired and has since been repeatedly broadcast nationally and locally. The Jazz Beat Sessions features seven of Shan Arsenault's original compositions as well as some of Halifax's finest musicans;