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Shannon Gunn

Hailed by the Washington City Paper as “D.C.’s Best Trombonist 2015” and the DistrictNow Blog as “Best Trombonist 2017,” DC based Shannon Gunn is known for her exceptional tone and her grandiose project-du-jour. She is currently the artist in residence on Tuesday nights at Columbia Station in Adams Morgan as leader of the Firebird, named “DC’s Best Small Ensemble 2016” by the Washington City Paper. She also runs DC’s premiere all-women jazz orchestra, “Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes,” including successful performances at the DC Jazz Festival, the Kennedy Center, Castleton Theatre House, Washington Women in Jazz Festival, Takoma Park Jazz Festival, Jazz on Jackson Place, Westminster Jazz Night, Nomadic Jazz, Great Gatsby Inaugural Ball, Goethe Institute, National Jazz Workshop, Gallery O on H, Arts on the Avenue, Bohemian Caverns, and Dardanella

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Article: Album Review

Shannon Gunn: On A Mountain

Read "On A Mountain" reviewed by Pierre Giroux


Leave it to Canadian record producer and tenor saxophonist Cory Weeds to discover a hidden gem of an album. Vocalist Shannon Gunn recorded On A Mountain in May 2001 but it languished unreleased until now. Backed by a stellar group of both Canadian and US musicians such as pianist Renee Rosnes, drummer Billy Drummond, bassist Neil ...

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Article: Album Review

Shannon Gunn: On A Mountain

Read "On A Mountain" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Across the years, vocalist Shannon Gunn's raison d'être was the stage. A mainstay of the Canadian jazz scene for several decades, both as an influential educator and performer, she staked her claim in front of countless audiences and acquired plenty of admirers in the process. But when this respected musician passed away in July of 2020, ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New releases from Hiromi, Karen Marguth, Houston Person and Beth McKenna

Read "New releases from Hiromi, Karen Marguth, Houston Person and Beth McKenna" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from pianist Hiromi, vocalists Karuna Shinsho, Karen Marguth and saxophonists Houston Person and Beth McKenna with birthday shoutouts to Anita O'Day, Bobby Troup, Esperanza Spalding, Laura Nyro (born on the same day -how cool is that?), Thelonious Monk, Jenna Mammina, Jane Bunnett, Lakecia Benjamin, Freddy Cole and more. Thanks for listening ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

A Posthumous Debut Plus New Releases by Miki Yamanaka, Lena Bloch & Feathery, Brasuka, Teri Roiger and More

Read "A Posthumous Debut Plus New Releases by Miki Yamanaka, Lena Bloch & Feathery, Brasuka, Teri Roiger and More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from Miki Yamanaka, Teri Roiger, Lena Bloch & Feathery, new Texas group Brasuka and a posthumous debut recording of Canadian vocalist and educator Shannon Gunn produced by Renee Rosnes with birthday shoutouts to pianists Abelita Mateus, Hyuna Park, Emily Takahashi, trumpeter Pam Fleming, vocalists Melissa Stylianou, Amy Cervini, Lee Wiley, Tania ...

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Article: Multiple Reviews

Playing Catch Up With 2019

Read "Playing Catch Up With 2019" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


There always seems to be a constant flow of worthwhile new music coming out, so much that it is to be impossible to cover it all within its calendar year. Here are seven notable releases from the last few months of 2019. Gebhard Ullmann mikroPULS Intuition 2019 The ...

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Gunn's Ablazin'

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Orange Noise; Missing Perspective; Babes in Cages Are Not OK; Ellen; Ms. Cheverly; #Canigetpaid; Cruash; Dinah; Carried Away; Gymnopedie, No. 1; Cycal; Rainbow Connection.

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Article: Album Review

Shannon Gunn: Gunn's Ablazin'

Read "Gunn's  Ablazin'" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


Washington DC native Shannon Gunn makes a bold artistic and social statement with her stimulating debut Gunn's Ablazin'. Gunn showcases her talents as a trombonist, composer, arranger and bandleader as she fronts two different ensembles interpreting eight originals and four very diverse covers. The album starts with “Orange Noise," a commentary on the U.S. ...

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News: Event

Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month

From its earliest days, women have played key roles in jazz. Vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday are legendary singers who exhibited a high level of musicianship. They mastered the technique of their instrument (the voice), learned their music thoroughly and were skilled improvisers like any other band member. Many more talented women have ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Washington D.C.'s Premiere All-Woman Jazz Orchestra Shannon Gunn And The Bullettes To Perform At Republic Restoratives As Part Of The 2017 Washington Women In Jazz Festival

Washington D.C.'s Premiere All-Woman Jazz Orchestra  Shannon Gunn And The Bullettes To Perform At Republic Restoratives As Part Of The 2017 Washington Women In Jazz Festival

Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes, the premiere all-women jazz orchestra in the Washington, D.C., area will perform for the 2017 Washington Women in Jazz Festival at Republic Restoratives Distillery and Craft Cocktail Bar on Thursday, March 2 from 7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Republic Restoratives is the largest female-owned crowd-funded distillery in the world, and the March 2 ...


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