Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes Quintet: A Tribute to Hank Mobley and Curtis Fuller on Blue Note

As part of the Blue Note @ 75 celebration, the Bullettes all-female quintet will pay homage to the Blue Note artists Hank Mobley and Curtis Fuller with the photography of Francis Wolff, Blue Note co-founder, in the background on May 28th. We will be so lucky as to have Anita Thomas on tenor, Isabel DeLeon on […]

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JazzCast Episode 11: Marty Nau

http://ia902503.us.archive.org/11/items/MartyNau/marty_nau_2_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is a podcast is an interview with Marty Nau, DC based alto saxophonist. Marty can be found playing all over the metropolitan DC area, including at Twins Jazz Club, with the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, with the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra out of GMU, and with the Smithsonian Masterworks […]

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Two shows this week!

I just wanted to let everyone know that we’ll be playing two times this week- Tuesday night, April 22nd, is at the Carlyle Club for a swing dance with the whole big band, and Thursday night, April 24th, we’ll be playing as a quintet at Twins for a tribute to JJ Johnson.  So come on out, celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and […]

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JazzCast Episode 9: Timothy Whalen Part 2

http://ia600405.us.archive.org/2/items/tim_whalen_podcast_final/tim_whalen_podcast_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome back to Part 2 of the interview with Timothy Whalen! This was a continuation of the first episode with his selection of one more nonet original tune as well as three funk tunes. Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy! Mentioned in this podcast: Timothy Whalen […]

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JazzCast Episode 8: Timothy Whalen Part 1

http://ia601209.us.archive.org/9/items/tim_whalen_part1_final/tim_whalen_part1_final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to Episode 8 of the JazzCast, the podcast dedicated to curated listening sessions with jazz musicians! Today’s episode is part one of an interview with Timothy Whalen, DC based jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. He is playing with his four horn septet this weekend at Twins Jazz […]

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JazzCast Ep7: Interview with Amy Bormet

http://ia600601.us.archive.org/3/items/JazzCastEp7AmyBormetFinal/JazzCast_Ep7_AmyBormet_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download***Update*** So sorry everyone, I had accidentally turned down the volume of the second song on the original version – audio has been fixed, and hopefully is better quality now – thanks for checking by!!  sorry for the inconvenience! ****  Welcome to Episode 7 of the JazzCast, the podcast dedicated […]

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JazzCast Ep 6: John Kocur Part 2

http://ia600403.us.archive.org/24/items/jazzCast_ep6_johnkocur_pt2_final2/jazzCast_ep6_johnkocur_pt2_final2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to Episode 6 of the JazzCast, the podcast dedicated to curated listening sessions with jazz musicians! This is the second in a two part series of my interview with John Kocur, jazz saxophonist from Washington DC. On this podcast you will hear a little more about his influences […]

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JazzCast Ep 5: John Kocur part 1

http://ia600805.us.archive.org/18/items/JazzCastEp5JohnKocurPt1Final2/JazzCast_Ep5_JohnKocur_Pt1_final2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to the 5th episode of the JazzCast, the only jazz podcast dedicated to curated listening sessions by jazz musicians! Today you will hear an interview with John Kocur, jazz saxophonist and professor of music at Northern Virginia Community College. I decided to split the interview up into two […]

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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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JazzCast Ep 4: Ryan McGeorge, Jazz Euphonium

http://ia601208.us.archive.org/11/items/ep_4_mcgeorge_final_3/ep_4_mcgeorge_final_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to the 4th episode of the JazzCast, the jazz podcast dedicated to curated listening sessions by jazz musicians! Today I am very happy to bring you an interview of Ryan McGeorge, valve trombonist and jazz euphonium player who plays with the President’s Own Marine Band as well […]

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