Sheldon T. Nunn

Sheldon T. Nunn

For more than thirty years Bobby Lyle has been a lightening rod in contemporary jazz; however, achieving widespread recognition in the United States has been moderately …
During the course of daily happenings, thousands upon thousands of albums are recorded on every continent and in practically every nook and cranny of the world. Jazz mus…

Every now and again there comes an artist who captures your interest from the very first prodigious note that is made. As if by osmosis, their music is absorbed into the…

In an ever-evolving world of smooth jazz ideology, one constant companion who has epitomized that style of music has been saxophonist Marion Meadows. Since the onset of …
As an alumnus of Miles Davis’ groundbreaking fusion album entitled Bitches Brew, as well as a co-founder of Herbie Hancock’s expeditionary band The Headhun…
When reflecting upon the proverbial influence that the Hammond B3 electric organ has had on jazz, the first name that comes to mind is the incredible Jimmy Smith. Over t…

Twenty Five years ago, the Yellowjackets began an odyssey that has made them one of the most popular groups in the ever-evolving world of contemporary jazz. Since 1981, this band of merry men has recorded 20 albums, more than 200 songs and has moved and grooved audiences from every corner of the world. To commemorate their monumental achievement of having survived a myriad of changes in jazz as a whole, the Yellowjackets are celebrating their birthday with a new live CD/DVD effort entitled Twenty Five. The new offering takes a retrospective look at many of the tunes they have recorded during their time together; in addition, the release is their fifth CD for Heads Up International.

Saxophonist Michael Palermo is a musician who paid some dues long before he decided to become a solo recording artist. He has earned degrees in music education and follo…
Guitarist Ray Russell has been hitting the strings for more than 35 years as a multi-faceted musician. Ray’s trademark bursts of improvisational imagery are the stuff of…
Bridge of Art by David Boswell is not the typical run-of-the-mill smooth jazz CD. Instead, the release is an eclectic blend of light-hearted guitar licks that ref…