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Jessica Dunn

Double bass and co band leader

Double bassist, electric bassist and composer, Jessica is currently studying music at the University of Sydney. She is an active member of Sydney’s jazz and improvised music scene performing regularly with various bands both in Sydney and nationally.

She is a 2010 recipient of the Jann Rutherford Memorial Award which assists in the professional development of an outstanding young jazz musician. This award has allowed her to put together the Sirens Big Band. Jessica uses the band as a vehicle for showcasing previously unperformed works by Australian composers and arrangers, as well as increasing the visibility of female musicians in the jazz scene.