Friday Dec 8 The Jazzlab
The Jazzlab 11PM - free entry
Shannon Barnett invites......Midnight Set Quartet I
Acclaimed Germany-based trombonist Shannon Barnett hosts the Midnight Set Quartet I
Shannon Barnett - Trombone
Stephen Magnusson - Guitar
Ben Robertson - Bass
Rajiv Jayaweera - Drums
Melbourne born Shannon Barnett completed a Master of Music at the State University of New York, under the tuition of John Fedchock and Jon Faddis. During her time living New York City she also had the opportunity to perform regularly with the Birdland Big Band and David Berger Jazz Orchestra, as well as appearing with artists including Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jon Faddis’ Jazz Orchestra of New York and Cyrille Aimée.
In 2014, Barnett was offered the 2nd Trombone position in the WDR Big Band; based in Cologne, Germany. Since joining the band, she has performed with musicians including Jimmy Heath, Paquito D’Rivera, Ron Carter, Chris Potter, Dick Oatts, Joshua Redman, Danilo Pérez and Maria Schneider. In 2017, she released the album ‘Hype’ (Double Moon) with her German quartet, featuring Stefan Karl Schmid (tenor saxophone), David Helm (bass) and Fabian Arends (drums).