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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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  •  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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  • 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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I understand that Lou Mecca will have a new CD coming out and he is two other CD's "Jazz Live at Ballard: Tribute to Tal Farlow & "Masters of Jazz" Lou Has made a comback a…
Where has this Singer been all my life? Was it great to hear a singer whoseems to have a feeling for the great songs of our time. I'm speaking ofPamela Hart and the CD "May…
I just got a hold of this disc and it is fantastic!! I can't stop listening to it. I saw Joe being promoted on your site and thought I would check it out. He's got Eric Mar…
Muscians: Peter Brotzmann/Kondo Toshinori/William Parker/Hamid DrakeThis is a truly excellent album... Fromthe liner notes, it looks like the quartetis inspired by the jazz…
Stanley Jordan came on the national jazz scene in the early eighties and was a revelation. Stanley utilized a style called hammering, in which he taps the fret board, to pr…
What more needs to be said. Awesome!…
Just thought I would put my two cents in. I have been checking Tisdale out since his first CD. All I can say is "GROWTH". To hear an artist perfect his craft is something u…
After a more than 20 year absence, the Headhunters are back with a new album. With returning members Bennie Maupin, Paul Jackson, and Mike Clark(who replaced Harvey Mason a…
This is the best CD from Boney James yet. I am a Data Entry Specialist. I type all day long. Having something to listen to is very important to me. I love to listen to Bone…
Patricia Barber is vocalist, pianist and composer, but it is her lyric genius that really stands out. Once upon a time, jazz musicians and poets got together and achieved a…