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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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  • 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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After more than twenty albums and a Grammy award, Dave Valentin is well-established as a leader, and perhaps the pre-eminent flutist, in the Latin jazz realm. So, by now, V…
There are several things you need to do before you start to listen to this CD. First move all the furniture against the walls, you'll need dance room, second invite the …
New York city is home to a thriving Latin jazz scene, including several fine flutists, Andrea Brachfeld, Mark Weinstein, Jessica Valientes and recent Grammy winner Dave Val…
Cuban pianist/composer Omar Sosa’s newly released compilation CD Ballads features some of his finest work in a much welcomed addition to any jazz or Latin lovers l…
All That I Am is the latest all-star effort from Santana. As on the Supernatural and Shaman albums, Carlos Santana & Co. somehow manage to take a dispa…
Bill Cunliffe is an excellent jazz pianist with rhythms, sounds and technique his greatest characteristics. Cunliffe's latest release "Imagination" is sweet and easy to …
Tenth World is an album of jazz and world music. Percussionist Kevin Jones melds into his group the rhythms of Africa and the Caribbean with jazz and blues. Kev…
Alexis and Adonis are "soneros"; they perfectly know how to play their music. The twin brothers come from a family of musicians and are famous in Santiago de Cuba…
Angel David is a native of Boriquen and is a virtuoso piano player born with Latin rhythms in his blood. He has already performed with great jazzmen such as Bob Mintzer,…
Cuban-born pianist Hilario Duran is considered one of the greatest legends of Latin jazz. He has performed throughout the world and has played with many greats - Dizzy G…