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Sheldon T. Nunn

Sheldon T. Nunn

Jazz music of any style is all about the business of stretching the intuitive limits of creativity. It is a genre that has captivated, enthused and mesmerized us for over 1…
The vocal side of jazz in today's times leaves much to be desired in the whole scheme of commercialization. The opportunity to be exposed to vocal artists is practically ni…
One of the most enduring and recognizable bands in the annals of smooth jazz anthology are The Rippingtons. Founded in 1987 by Russ Freeman, this phenomenal g…
Smooth jazz has been somewhat of an enigma over the last 15 years, as well as the poster child for a number of negative comments. It reigns supreme as a style of music clon…
According to Mark Ruffin of Chicago Magazine/Amazon.com: "Performing solo piano has been compared to tightrope walking without a net and swimming in…
Making a path up and down the jazz scene nowadays continues to be a hit or miss proposition. With limited airplay available, coupled with fewer and fewer opportunities to h…
First of all, let me say the self-titled CD entitled 'Cassandra Reed' is not your typical vocal jazz recording; however, it does have its moments where there is a se…
Throughout its daunting and often storied existence, jazz has always managed to hold its own, in spite of the highs and lows of controversy. The music has done so by provid…
Moving through the endless highways and by-ways of jazz, one can't help but think about the iconic influences and legends who have made America's music what it is today. Mo…
During the fifties and sixties, one of the most popular singers of that time comes in the name of Bobby Troup. The highly sophisticated manner and approach to his mu…