Shawn's newest album of original songs, with bassist/keyboard player for Seal, producer and musician Paul Summerlin
I started writing and recording my own material a little over ten years ago, which led to three self-produced albums that I'm still very proud of: "Rise", "Cape May" and "Eleven Rooms, Eight Colors."
Now I am blessed to be connected with Paul Summerlin, who plays bass (and occasional keyboards) and backing vocals for pop superstar Seal. Paul is also an incredibly talented producer and musician of his own material (go check him out at www.paulsummerlin.com), and he fills the empty spaces between my guitar and my voice with a musical gift that continually stuns me. The chance to work on the initial track for the album, "The Passover Suite", has shown both of us that we are a great fit together, and the hint of promise that is within the "Suite" at what the rest of the album can sound like is tantalizing, to say the very least.
While I lend my vocals, acoustic guitar and some percussion, Paul is providing everything else: bass, keyboards, drum programming and backing vocals. He's additionally mixing, engineering, producing and mastering the album. I think the example of the material from the "Suite" in the video is a great glimpse into what is yet to come.
Naturally, there are costs to have Paul contribute his valuable time and remarkable gifts, as well as production costs for the CD's themselves. That's where I need your help...it would be an incredible affirmation of how deeply I feel about this project if you'd be part of this campaign and go on this journey with us. I promise to give it the very best of myself...
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