Sun Apr 14

Alison Shearer

Sun, April 14
8PM / $10
Get Tickets
Twins Jazz

1344 U. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Alison Shearer

Alison Shearer is a saxophonist with tremendous style, lyricism, and intuition whose talents have brought her around the world. Alison has performed at The Blue Note NYC, Lincoln Center, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Merkin Concert Hall, The Kennedy Center, Joe's Pub, Brooklyn Bowl, National Sawdust, Google Zeitgeist Conferences, Nectar’s in Burlington and Seattle, Rockwood Music Hall, and Summerstage among many other venues.

College at Manhattan School of Music introduced Alison to many of the musicians she works with today.  One of the notable groups to emerge from MSM during Alison's time was PitchBlak Brass Band, a ten piece hip-hop brass band that received critical acclaim from DownBeat Magazine, NPR, Live for Live Music, Brooklyn Vegan, The Wall Street Journal, and The Source Magazine. Alison was a founding member of PitchBlak and toured extensively across the US with the group from 2010 - 2016. During its tenure, PitchBlak collaborated with Pharoahe Monch, Rabbi Darkside, ILLspokinn, Isaac Teel, Denitia and Sene, JSWISS, Jonathan Hoard, and the Snarky Puppy horn section.

Alison's formed her own fusion quartet in 2015, united by a love of genre bending, melodic music. Alison has toured the East Coast with this ensemble, appearing at Asheville Music Hall, Dante's, The Wind Up Space, and hometown venues Joe's Pub, Come On Everybody, and Rockwood Music Hall. From 2017 - 2018, Alison ran a weekly series called Soul Sessions at The Williamsburg Hotel, which featured different guest vocalists and rappers every week alongside her quartet.

Alison lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and cat Bambi.

Sun, April 14

8PM / $10
Get Tickets
Upcoming Events

Sat, January 19, 9:00 PM

Noah Haidu Quartet featuring Gary Thomas

Get Tickets →

Sat, January 19, 11:00 PM

Noah Haidu Quartet featuring Gary Thomas

Get Tickets →

Sun, January 20, 8:00 PM

The Tritone Trio

Get Tickets →

Sun, January 20, 10:00 PM

The Tritone Trio

Get Tickets →

Wed, January 23, 8:00 PM

Joe Vetter Quartet

Get Tickets →

Wed, January 23, 10:00 PM

Joe Vetter Quartet

Get Tickets →

Thu, January 24, 8:00 PM

THE TWINS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Get Tickets →

Thu, January 24, 10:00 PM

THE TWINS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Get Tickets →

Fri, January 25, 9:00 PM

The John Lamkin 'Favorites' Jazz Quintet

Get Tickets →

Fri, January 25, 11:00 PM

The John Lamkin 'Favorites' Jazz Quintet

Get Tickets →

Sat, January 26, 9:00 PM

The John Lamkin 'Favorites' Jazz Quintet

Get Tickets →

Sat, January 26, 11:00 PM

The John Lamkin 'Favorites' Jazz Quintet

Get Tickets →

Sun, January 27, 8:00 PM

Marty Nau

Get Tickets →

Sun, January 27, 10:00 PM

Marty Nau

Get Tickets →

Wed, January 30, 8:00 PM

BSQ

Get Tickets →

Wed, January 30, 10:00 PM

BSQ

Get Tickets →

Thu, January 31, 8:00 PM

Jeron White

Get Tickets →

Thu, January 31, 10:00 PM

Jeron White

Get Tickets →

Fri, February 1, 9:00 PM

Ben Sher Organ Quartet

Get Tickets →

Fri, February 1, 11:00 PM

Ben Sher Organ Quartet

Get Tickets →

Sat, February 2, 9:00 PM

Ben Sher Organ Quartet

Get Tickets →

Sat, February 2, 11:00 PM

Ben Sher Organ Quartet

Get Tickets →

Sun, February 3, 8:00 PM

Caesar Ulsano

Get Tickets →

Sun, February 3, 10:00 PM

Caesar Ulsano

Get Tickets →

Thu, February 7, 8:00 PM

The Voyage

Get Tickets →

Thu, February 7, 10:00 PM

The Voyage

Get Tickets →

Sun, February 10, 8:00 PM

Jeff Weintraub

Get Tickets →

Sun, February 10, 10:00 PM

Jeff Weintraub

Get Tickets →

Wed, February 13, 8:00 PM

John Tolle Quintet

Get Tickets →

Wed, February 13, 10:00 PM

John Tolle Quintet

Get Tickets →

Thu, February 14, 8:00 PM

Delight Your Valentine with Kristin Callahan

Get Tickets →