Posts Tagged ‘Shannon Gunn’

Nobody’s Moving Away This Week: Jazz Setlist, August 13-19

When you're watching any jazz scene, never underestimate the importance of the hustle. The players that rise to the top of the heap are the ones who are busting their asses.

Improv Genius: Jazz Setlist, July 16-22

More and more, saxophonist JD Allen evokes memories of the great improviser Thelonious Monk.

Jazz Setlist, July 9-15

Shannon Gunn, Orange Kellin & The New Orleans Blue Serenaders, and Duane Eubanks

The Return of the Gig on the Hill: Jazz Setlist, Jan. 16-21

The Jazz and Freedom Festival connects the dots between jazz and social justice activism.

A Top Trombonist, NPR, and CapitalBop: Jazz Setlist, December 11-17

When it comes to NPR's A Jazz Piano Christmas, the reason you should go out and see it in person is because live jazz is awesome. Period.

Twins Late Session: The New Jam on the Block

Jam-session culture in D.C. is hitting peak bloom.

The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra Holds Its Own With Wycliffe Gordon

There's been some attrition lately in the once routinely sold-out audience for the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra. But news travels fast in this scene: BCJO trombone player Shannon Gunn put word on the street last night that Wycliffe Gordon, international jazz trombonist extraordinaire, would be a special guest with the band last night. By the [...]

Jazz Setlist, March 6-12: Go See Lewis Nash

Friday, March 7
Yeah, yeah, I know. Both of the Lewis Nash Quintet's shows at the Kennedy Center are sold out. But you know what? Call and check. Stand in line for cancellations at the box office. Sneak the fuck in. (Errr, no, do not sneak the fuck in.) It would be unconscionable not to recommend the [...]

Jazz Setlist, October 10-16: Butch Warren Memorial Edition

Butch Warren's death on Saturday at 74, while not unexpected, nonetheless casts a pall over the entire D.C. jazz community. His memorial is still being planned, but his spirit will undoubtedly infiltrate all of the events listed below.
Thursday, October 10
What, you think that just because Wayne Shorter's birthday has come and gone (and so has [...]

Jazz Setlist, September 5-11: Bullettes, Billy, and Bass Clarinet

Thursday, September 5
There's an ambitious and impressive project that doesn't work very often in the District proper. Indeed, this very gig is in Bethesda, but it's worth the trip. I speak of Shannon Gunn, a longtime member of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra's trombone section, who is also the head of her own catchily named [...]

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