Sheldon T. Nunn

Sheldon T. Nunn

The opportunity to experience the sensuous melodic voice of Marilyn Scott is an opportunity that should not be missed. With a style etched in classic jazz, Marilyn i…
The beauty I find in writing about America's music is that it is never dull and there are always new territories to explore. On any given day, at any given time, I will hea…
Since the 1950s, straight ahead jazz is a style of music that has propelled itself into the consciousness of jazz beginners and connoisseurs to a very large degree. Admitte…
The first time I picked up Strange & Wonderful, I knew the experience would be a unique one. The group's name sounded like something out of the realm of normality by…
Whenever I have an opportunity to explore vocalese I get very excited, especially in the realm of jazz. In addition, if the artist has been around 30 years or more, I am th…
When you think of something as small, medium or large, the immediate thought process describes something to wear, eat or the relative size of an object or person. Seldom wo…
Although it has been over twenty years since the release of Richard Sussman's dynamic album Free Fall, the recording continues to generate excitement even by today's standa…
I have to say this uncategorically, "Reliance" is one of the best recordings I have heard by a new group in quite some time. The name of this dynamic trio is Intuit Ensembl…
The hardest thing for any contemporary jazz musician to do these days is to rise above mediocrity in a sea of smooth jazz wannabees, especially as a saxophone player. Paul …
Getting down to the nitty-gritty of vocal jazz can often be a daunting proposition, when the emphasis on the human voice is not a priority by most jazz standards. Seldom is…