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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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  •  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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Diversity...what an appropriate name for Dave Hart's debut solo CD released after two years of development. Diversity... because Dave is the solo musician on all 1…
Brace yourself for one unusual musical journey if you listen to Streams of Consciousness: Volume One, a new release from a Toronto-based quartet called…
Eric Terdjman is a French guitar player and composer of Electronic Jazz, currently based in Israel. He started classical keyboard as a child and he taught himself electr…
Eliott James takes his passion for acoustic instruments to another level on his release Cinematic Life. By using the cello, harp, piano, upright bass, guitar an…
Drummer Anthony Bianco, bassist Jair-Rohm Parker Wells and guitarist Magnus Alexanderson burn out electric boundaries with their new release Steamroom Variation…
Ugur Dogan is not only a Turkish-born DJ, but is also a composer and performer in his own right. He loves to explore the different paths of electronic music. He accompli…
In a bold and daring fashion, The Project have created a piece of work that opens the door wide to the future while holding a firm view of the past. This work is an intense…
Discovering jazz as an art form and as a source of entertainment is a difficult proposition when trying to understand the varying styles attached to the genre. With over…
The soulful lyrics "Must be the reason why I'm king of my castle.... " echoed across the earth’s dance floors throughout the late 1990’s as Gaelle Adisson’s beautiful voice…
There are now as many "Lounge Compilation" CDs in the world as there are grains of sand on the Earth’s crust. We should figure out how to recycle these shiny plastic discs …
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