Alice Meikle

Alice Meikle


Kem Owens

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews

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 that could be considered as Jazz, R&B, Soul or Adult Contemporary. This Detroit native with Nigerian roots has overcome some hurdles in his life, but through perseverance, is living the true American dream of success.

Miami Gardens, Florida came alive for the third year in a row when the City welcomed an average of ten thousand patrons for the two-day festival Jazz In The Garden. Jazz In The Garden is not just a concert, over the past three years it has vastly become a major stop for old school and new school artists and fans. This two day event took place on March 15 16, 2008 at the Dolphins Stadium grounds. Unlike the Miami Dolphins, Jazz In The Garden was definitely a winner.



Sample This

Published in Press Releases
The 5th Annual Jazz In The Gardens is gearing up to welcome legendary jazz master and pianist Joe Sample, to be one of the headliners on day one, of the highly-anticipated music festival. Jazz In The Gardens will be held on the grounds of the new Sunlife Stadium (formerly Dolphins Stadium) from March 20-21, 2010. Over the last five years, the music fest has attracted several national and international artists and Joe Sample’s appearance this year will just add more star power to this great event

Brooklyn-born singer/songwriter Will Downing’s career extends over some two decades. With these valuable years under his belt, Downing has gotten better lyrically and excelled musically. He brings a very unique style to his ballads and his music could be classified as R&B, Soul, Smooth Jazz or Adult Contemporary. Lyrically he is a masterful and gifted writer and vocally he has an extremely distinct and accomplished sound, both of which is a winning combination for the "l

On Sunday, March 29, 2009, patrons gathered on the grounds at the Dolphin Stadium for the Fourth Annual Jazz In The Gardens and in the process, they were treated to the musical stylings of Angelique Kidjo. The Grammy Award winning Angelique Kidjo who performed following the red hot Jonathan Butler, is herself a sizzling hot singer-songwriter who was born in Contonou, Benin. She brought her show to the people of South Florida with her high energy stage presence, mezmerizing voice and a barrage

The ninth annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival ("CTIJF") will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from March 28-29, 2008. This long awaited musical event will attract over twenty one (21) internationally renowned artists this year.

Scheduled to performed at the CTIJF will be some of our very jazz artist from stateside as well as other jazz artists from South African and the likes.

Some of the artists who are scheduled to perform are as follows:

Grammy nominated recording artist Eric Benet will be performing at the Orange Bowl Foundation 6th Annual "Field Of Dreams" Scholarship Benefit. The benefit, which will be held on Friday, March 28, 2008 at the Broward County Convention Center, will honor Miami’s own Alonzo and Tracy Morning. The Mournings who have made significant philanthropic contributions in the South Florida community are among several other honorees.

Eric whose latest release entitled Hurri

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