Shawn Levesque
Gig Seeker Pro

Shawn Levesque

Band Pop


This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos


The best kept secret in music


This band has no press


I have 4 songs recorded that are on my myspace account. They have been getting some good hits and I feel that my live performances have been pretty strong.



I started out playing Grunge, then went to Metal, then Hardcore. These things really didn't seem to work for me other than providing an immediate release for anger and teen angst. I tried to form several bands but nothing seemed to work all the way up through College.
I discovered Jazz in College which opened my head and my ears up to a much broader range of things. I also discovered folk music via Ani Difranco, then that opened doors to the originators of folk. But the Jazz had stuck with me and got me into Jazz funk. I was addicted to Ani and had a new love of Mo-town and funk. This has been comming into my playing on a subconscious level more and more over the past few years. As has the understanding that I don't want to be part of a band as much as I want a few people to back me up. I like having all the responsibility on me, I like not having to stroke other people's ego's and not having to be involved in pissing contest. I stand alone at present but will be happy to take on a percussionist or Bass player. I'm currently working on my demo and playing the open mic at Club Passim. I will be branching out more and writing more and more about all that I breathe and take in.

I moved to Boston on April 30th of 2005 and started playing again in the Fall. I've since recorded 4 songs for my demo and have a bunch more that will be recorded soon. All my songs have been recorded LIVE at Club Passim's Open mic.