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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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    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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Andreea Pauta is a graduate of the New England Conservatory with training in jazz and classical music. She is a Romanian-born pianist and singer-songwriter who won the 2000…
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Jam bands are an interesting phenomenon. As much as I like to disparage them, there is no denying groups like the Dave Matthews Band and Phish do produced at least semi-imp…
You've gotta hand it to them - The Reissue Gods over there at Sony/Columbia sure know how to ring in/take advantage of this New Millennium. And what better way than to see …
Johnny Dodds (1892-1940) was one of the most important early New Orleans clarinetists. He was primarily self taught although he took some lessons from Lorenzo Tio. Dodds gi…
Multi-wind player/composer William "Buddy" Collette has been active in jazz for almost four decades, and though many have heard him, most don't even know it. Pity, as he wa…
The musical compositions of Paul "sequence" Ferguson relax the mind and are food for the soul. His digital orchestrations are sheer genius. For jazz music at its best liste…
The entire cd is one erotic journey. I happen to Love saxaphone artists. And I find with each selection on this disc, the way Boney phrases each one is so outrageous. The t…
Hot Sweet & Blue" is the first recording by the Independence Hall Jazz Band, a seven-piece traditional jazz ensemble based in the Philadelphia area. The 16 tracks ar…
I read about the CD in our paper, The Ventura County Star, and ordered it from Warehouse. I am a long time and devoted fan of Mel Torme and had never heard of him having a …
At my age it is disappointing to see all these writers' names and yet they fail to make mention of a jazz vocal group,self sustaining wh have evolved for the the last 50 an…