Shawn was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and has been playing musical instruments since the age of seven. After playing saxophone in high school jazz and marching bands, he began writing, composing, and producing his own music. Shawn plays multiple instruments including saxophone, piano, drums, and bass guitar. He has served as the music director and band leader for multiple bands along the East Coast. The musical genres include Smooth Jazz, RnB, and Neo Soul. Shawn currently lives in Charlotte NC and continues to perform at various venues throughout the state. His passion for music and for the listener is evident from the sultry sounds coming from the horn. Shawn believes “The best music isn’t heard…it’s felt”.