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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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  •  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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  • 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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  • 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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Stan Thomas

Stan Thomas

This must be good year for young smooth lion of jazz. We have Mister Braxton , Cole and Reid on sax. Mr M Johnson playing keyboards. And now on acoustic guitar we have Mr T…
I was sad to hear Mojazz was falling into the big blackhole of lost jazz labels. But it was mainly because growing rosters of new smooth jazz artist; which Norman Brown and…
They say that all true Amercian Music is rooted in Gospel. Well if that true. Then this CD is one to take you home. Kirk play with a fire seldom found in smooth jazz. Every…
once upon a time there was jazz lp lover me. it was nothing as go as the sound of wax. i was send off to strange world (uk) the land of mission, kef , b&w ,merdian and linn…