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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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  • 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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This must be good year for young smooth lion of jazz. We have Mister Braxton , Cole and Reid on sax. Mr M Johnson playing keyboards. And now on acoustic guitar we have Mr T…
I was sad to hear Mojazz was falling into the big blackhole of lost jazz labels. But it was mainly because growing rosters of new smooth jazz artist; which Norman Brown and…
They say that all true Amercian Music is rooted in Gospel. Well if that true. Then this CD is one to take you home. Kirk play with a fire seldom found in smooth jazz. Every…
Well, first off, this band just smokes! They blew my mind from the first time I listened to the album. If I have bought this in LP form, I would have worn out the record by…
I was on the computer,put the disk in and was suprise at what I heard.I was really surfing the net.…
Paul plays the saxophone and that is one of my most favorite musical instruments next to the piano. His music is very soothing, sensual, and seductive. It can set the tone …
The standards repertoire. Its more than a benchmark by which instrumentalists and vocalists are measured; its the benchmark. And long into the coming millenium all comers w…
This is a record you can listen to. It's filled with great tunes.Standards that aren't recorded much and some very cool orginals. I also think the arrangements are very int…
Very, very powerful sound, hints of Grover and Sanborn in his style of playing. Heard him play as sideman for Levert, Gerald Levert, O-Jays, Mikke Howard, etc. About time h…
During my tenure as a DJ at the local college radio station, I had an opportunity to take a listen to a first, and potentially exciting double organ encounter between Joey …