In 2000 Shawn left NYC where she had been in the biz for years to fulfill a singing contract in Myrtle Beach, SC and started to record her debut album, Wave. it took seven years and 4 states popping into studios wherever she got gigs. In 2007, this eclectic album Wave, with the sounds of bossa novas, and jazz standards and her original ‘At the End of the Day’ an award winning original was released. Shawn completely fell in love with bossa nova and in 2010 would attend a Master Class in Sao Paulo, Brazil at Souza Lima Conservatory, a satellite extension of Berklee College of Music.
In 2009 her sophomore release ‘Sunflower Cafe’ a theme tribute album to singer/songwriters of the ’60’s and ’70’s, recorded for her nieces and nephews to hear melody as their music is beat driven. Songs by Joni Mitchell, Seals & Crofts, Paul Simon and an original ‘Pick A Rose’ chosen in 2010 by one of the producers at SPONY, Song Pitching of New York, a songwriter’s seminar in NYC are included.
The Ladyship currently performs in the Tampa Bay Area with accomplished guitarist Ed Kawalec in their duo ‘Limelight’. Ed and Shawn have been heard locally at The Brazilian Steakhouse, The Aqua Grill, and The Safety Harbor Spa and Resort and in 2015 were featured artists in The Sun Circle Arts Festival in Sarasota, FL. Come out and share the sounds of the bossa nova, jazz, light 70‘s rock and American Songbook standards with‘LIMELIGHT’.