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Sheldon T. Nunn

Sheldon T. Nunn

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…
Every now and again there comes an artist who in his/her own way helps to reconstitute jazz in a manner conducive to raising its consciousness to another level of apprec…
As a guitarist, Steve Oliver is an artist that consistently pushes the envelope of creativity with every album he records. His unconventional approach to jazz is often e…
As a professional musician, guitarist Danny Weis has been on the fast track of things to come since 1966. As a founding member of the rock group Iron Butterfly, his pate…
GRP Records has released Mindi Abair’s latest CD entitled Life Less Ordinary, an album that is light years ahead of her second recording Come As You Are. T…
From the very first moment that I listened to a CD entitled Passing Through, I knew that jazz is one of America's greatest exports and is just as universal. Lis…