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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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  • 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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  • 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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This is quite possibly the best jazz quartet CD I've heard in the last fifteen years (at least). The song choices, not to mention the arrangements and group interplay are f…
Sammy Nestico at his very best... featuring a host of the finest jazz musicians ever assembled. Veterans like Conte Condoli, Snooky Young, Bill Watrous, Louis Bellson, Pete…
I feel this was one of the most important and groundbreaking albums of all time.It was important because it introduced a lot of people who only listened to rock music, for …
The majority of my friends know how critical I am regarding jazz artist, and their latest releases. I live by the adage, "You are only as good as your current CD". Prime Ex…
A colleague at work told me about this CD in Sept. 99' and I haven'tstopped listening to it yet! I had to go purchase the same CD again because I played the first one so mu…
I had the pleasure of hearing Gary's first single, "Flirting with an Angel," and I became immediately mesmerized by his sensuality and appealing voice. Months later he perf…
The album is an example of how jazz should be played. Mr. Payton's playing defies words. He must be the best trumpet player since Jon Faddis. Everything he plays is perfect…
Oh my God! This is the best song ever for a variety of reasons:#1 - It plays heavenly in the bedroom by the fireplace.#2 - It makes my ride on the 405 freeway a lot smoothe…
Funky, funky, funky! this is the best violinist since Noel Pointer(God rest his soul). this sister has feelin! Her music and style of playing just moves you. Makes you snap…
I am an avid Jazz connoisseur, and have been for many years. I have always liked Everett Harp's music, but I believe this is the best one yet. The flow of the CD was done e…