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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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  • 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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Susan Frances

Susan Frances

Like many performers of the fusion/free jazz ilk, The Daniele Cavallanti Electric Unit composes music that enables them to indulge in their personalized idioms and indiv…
Roy Meriwether’s latest release Live At Gilly’s is a live recording taped at the jazz club Gilly’s in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio on September 4, 2004. The dynam…
Veteran bass guitarist Daniel Lucca’s album Cruise Control is one of the best jazz fusion albums you will ever pick up. Lucca has fused jazz and rock so beautiful…
Free form piano jazz is a model that Baltimore, Maryland’s esthetically jovial pianist Ray Jozwiak is proficient at playing. His piano keys prance gracefully, gallop hap…
Guildford’s Englishman Rupert Leighton has a way with making his piano dance, whether to digital bass and rhythmical programs or to lavish cymbal and horn formations. Hi…
Smooth jazz composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player David Wells has released his sixth studio album More Love More Power, produced, engineered and arranged by …
Slovenian-born drummer Zlatko Kaucic who has made numerous musical contributions to dance, TV shows, films, poetry, and documentaries and collaborated with several jazz …
Ben Carroll’s debut album Lover Undercover displays warmth, passion, deep toned clarity and melodically strewn blues-pop vocals. His acoustic broths have equivale…
The daughter of a radio singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rosie Carlino sings as if she was weaned on Dinah Shore, Lena Horne, Kay Starr, and Mary Martin. Her voca…
La Balteuband is the musical enterprise of pianist/composer/producer Emilio Teubal, an Argentinean musician who moved to New York City in 1999 to pursue his ambitions as…