Monty Shnier is a Melbourne/Naarm based bassist and composer. As a composer, he draws influence from musicians such as Andrea Keller, Sam Anning, Brad Mehldau and Brian Blade’s Fellowship Band, as well as reinterpreting harmonic concepts from the jazz cannon, and from classical composers such as Chopin, Bartok and Bach. Monty has performed in a wide range of musical situations as both a leader and a sideman, and is currently preparing to release his debut record. For this video Monty is joined by Rob Simone (Alto Sax),Hector Harley (Tenor Sax), Ollie Rolfe (Piano) and Ollie Cox (Drums).
Filmed by Pat Coyle