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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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  • 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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Soul On Track

Soul On Track


Heard in the scene is the amazing debut of jazz singer Heleen van den Hombergh with Tony Overwater (double bass), Bert van den Brink (piano & keyboards), and Joshua Samson (percussion) - released this month by Munich Records, (BMCD 336). Piano miracle Bert van den Brink worked with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Toots Thielemans, Chet Baker and others. Tony Overwater has won several prizes for his remarkable music and special internation …
Heleen van den Hombergh's new jazz song Jungle of Stone leads the vocal charts on mp3.com.

It is one of twelve adventurous songs on her debut cd Heard in the Scene, which was released in the Netherlands three months ago. On mp3.com this song is freely available for download. In only a few days the song reached the top of the jazz vocal charts!

Jazz singer Heleen van den Hombergh wrote lyrics and music of this song in Amsterdam, …

Dutch Vocalist-composer Heleen van den Hombergh (Composer of "Rush in the Woods") has formed a new band, called Zeppelin Zone.

At the very end of 2006 Heleen started working with creative bass player Frans van der Hoeven, versatile guitarist Erik Rutjes, and inventive percussionist Bart Fermie. Zeppelin Zone performs Heleen¢s latest work and combines world, jazz and heavy pop sounds, with light footed grooves, open meditations, & howling guitars. The name Zeppelin Zone seeks to reflect a