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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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  • 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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Singer-songwriter Antonio Delgado (aka AD The Voice) is a firm advocate of the motto "Believe In Your Power." His debut album Painfully Free, released by Statik E…
From the opening of Random Access’ latest release Big Giant Head, a drowsy Bohemian aura is emanated from the bars of bass pluckings on "Birthday Cakes And Lawyer…
Just Play, produced and performed by drummer Craig Pilo with an accompaniment that includes keyboardists Michael Forman and Ed Czach, bongo player Bryan Brock, an…
Zim Ngqawana is a world musician proficient on brass, keyboards and woodwind instruments in addition to being a penetrating vocalist. Born in Port Elizabeth along South …
Saxophonist Jim Saltzman and his band have hit new strides with their latest release Hidden Intentions. Produced by Saltzman and executive producer John Sutton, t…
Niall O’Neill tells on his band’s myspace site (www.myspace.com/reversetrust) that his self-released debut album As If has been on the backburner for the last 20 …
Bheki Mseleku’s illustrious career as a pianist, composer, and arranger is paraphrased in his latest release The Best Of Bheki Mseleku. His repertoire of post-bop…
Le Flirt de Satie is the fourth album of Dutch trumpeter and flugelhorn player Gerard Kleijn with his international band pianist Franck Amsallem of France, double…
ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra) is a 4-piece band from the San Francisco/Oakland area with equal parts of folk, jazz, pop, soul, funk, and roots music. They received m…
Lin Rountree’s debut album Groovetree is an intoxicating mix of smooth jazz and romantic R&B/soul, delivering an easy listening scope with dreamy moonlit shadings…