Shawn Brown was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and has been a
professional musician for the past 30 years. As a child, guidance from an equally
talented mother taught him the fundamentals of music. Making Tampa, Florida
home since 1980, Shawn played with 'Blackstar' who scored a local hit with
"Animal Attraction" and toured Japan in "The Precision Band." He has opened
for Howard Hewitt, Roger & Zapp, and Stephanie Mills. Shawn also has shared
the stage with Al Green, Clarence Clemons, Christopher Cross, Earth Wind &
Fire, Keith Sweat, Ronnie Earl, Lucky Peterson, Little Milton and Percy Sledge.
Shawn cites his main influences in music as Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder,
Billy Preston and George Benson.