Trombonist Shawn Bell’s playing has been called “soulful” and “captivatingly quirky.” While Jazz has been the driving force behind Bell’s training and education, he has earned a reputation as a dynamic journeyman, always ready to play the gig at hand. This commitment to making music not bound by the doctrine of a single style or genre has given Bell a unique voice as a musician and composer.
To find a young trombonist like Shawn with this level of command and virtuosity is amazing.
Solid playing and writing, a great tone and a young, untamed spirit.
He brings a vast knowledge of brass pedagogy that helped to take our students to the next level
Clean and pure trombone sound.
Shawn has a keen sense and ability for being able to identify what will help students feel successful in jazz improvisation immediately.
You can hear the soulful influence of Fuller when Bell plays.
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