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by Dave Nathan
BET hostess and Washington, D.C. jazz performer Sunny Sumter has followed her very first album Getting to Know You with a second effort that is somewhat more daring than the first go around. More daring if for no other reason than the play list is handsomely dotted with her originals. She also explores a greater variety of tempos and rhythmic settings. Finally, the music is more contemporary, more progressive, probably in the hopes of attracting a different generation of listeners. ...read more