Bullettes to Perform September 20th At Castleton

This is a cross posting to my other blog for my all-woman big band, Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes. The Bullettes are busy this month!    We hope you can join us this coming Sunday, September 20th, to kick off the Castleton in Performance series at the Castleton Theatre! This is a very prestigious event […]

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Jazz and Freedom Festival

    Website: http://jazzandfreedom.com, http://capitalbop.com  News: Jazz and Freedom Festival Produced by: CapitalBop and JTTB Records Cost: $20 suggested donation, portion of the proceeds benefit EmpowerDC 411 New York Ave NE Where: Union Arts 4 pm – 12 am When: Sunday, January 18th, 2015 Groups: Guest Panel of Speakers including Rusty Hassan and Fred Foss […]

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Jazz and Freedom Octet to Perform for the Jazz and Freedom Festival 2015

The Jazz and Freedom Octet is an ensemble created to promote peace and social justice by performing music that inspires freedom. The Jazz and Freedom Octet comprises of Jessica Boykin-Settles on vocals, Grant Langford on tenor sax, Donvonte McCoy on trumpet, Shannon Gunn on trombone, Sam Prather on piano, Karine Chapdelaine-Walker on bass, and Savannah G. Harris […]

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NY Pics and more

Last Tuesday, I got to run up to New York for a bit to take a professional development course on teaching economics. I’m always at a loss of how to make econ easier, so it was a great way to get some new ideas that are actually fun and informative. I hate lecture! Looking forward to […]

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Apps for Jazzers Presentation at NJW 2014

Hi everyone! Here is my presentation on “Apps for Jazzers” at the National Jazz Workshop in Winchester, Virginia. This presentation is interactive, so feel free to double click on the sandy part and add your ideas!!! You can access the presentation in many ways: 1. PDF – click here 2. Image – click here 3. […]

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This sunday – DC Jazz Loft – Tribute to Carl Fontana/Al Cohn collab

Hi everyone! I’m really excited to get the opportunity to give a tribute to one of my favorite trombone players, Carl Fontana and to specifically highlight his work with Al Cohn from “The Great Fontana” album. I am super privileged to be joined by Leigh Pilzer this Sunday night at the DC Jazz Loft performance […]

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For Immediate Release: Wayne Shorter/Curtis Fuller Tribute Concert

For Immediate Release September 29, 2013 Contact: Shannon Gunn Website: http://jazztothebone.com News: Wayne Shorter/Curtis Fuller Tribute Concert Produced by: Bertrand Uberall’s Washington/Baltimore Wayne Shorter 80th Birthday Celebration When: Thursday, October 10th, 2013 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM Sets Where: Twins Jazz, 1344 U St. NW, Washington, DC, 20009 Cost: $10 cover, $10 minimum Group: Shannon Gunn […]

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