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Sean Shannon

Recording Artist/Touring Musician/Audio Engineer

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Sean is a touring/studio drummer, mixer/producer/engineer, songwriter, and educator based in the Orlando, Florida area. Sean has made music with artists like Molly Hatchet, Billy Payne, Pat Travers, Brian Howe, Les Dudek, Rob Rock, Impellitteri, Charlie Daniels, and many others, and has worked with producers like Dennis MacKay (David Bowie, Judas Priest), Malcolm Springer (Collective Soul, Faith Hill), and Steve Thompson (Guns n Roses, Metallica).

Sean attended SUNY Fredonia's Tonmeister Program, studying audio production with Dave Moulton and percussion with Dr. Theodore Frazeur before moving to Florida, initially to run sound for Sea World, then on to build studios, make records, and tour internationally as a drummer in various rock bands. Sean founded The Mixing Workshop, an audio ear training and mixing course for audio engineers, and writes articles about mixing for Recording Magazine.

Recently, Sean co-wrote and mixed the single "Home To Me" for Outbound Road ("Hard Country" 2012), which spent 21 weeks on the charts, reaching #2 on the Top 30 Indie Charts and #4 on the Main Country Charts. Sean also performed on and engineered Pat Travers' Blues On Fire (2012 Cleopatra), which made it to the top 5 on Amazon's Blues Chart.

Sean provides audio, drumming, and education services worldwide. This page contains examples of Sean's drumming and/or studio work. See the lyrics sections on each piece for more details . For booking and information, Sean can be reached at mixmonsterz@aol.com.

Sean specializes in: Drumming (Concert and Studio) Mixing Production Songwriting, Arrangement, and Song Development Vocal Production, Tuning Drumkit Tracking, Editing, and Enhancement Full Band Recording Audio Training

Partial Credits: Pat Travers Band - Touring/studio drummer, producer, engineer, writer Molly Hatchet - Touring/studio drummer Brian Howe's Bad Co - Touring drummer Les Dudek - Touring drummer Outbound Road - Touring/studio drummer, producer, engineer, writer Rob Rock - Touring drummer, Vocal producer The Mixing Workshop - Audio Ear Training course for engineers, founder MixMonsterz - Studio - Producer/engineer, arranger, writer, drummer Recording Magazine - Contributing writer, articles on mixing

Recent projects: Pat Travers "Can Do" (Frontiers) [Dr,P,E,M,Ma] Pat Travers "Live At The Iridium, NYC" (Frontiers) [P,E,M,Ma] Pat Travers "Blues On Fire" (Cleopatra) [Dr,E] Outbound Road "Hard Country" (Ind) [Dr,P,E] Spoon "Fury, Funk, and Flow" (Ind) [P,E,M,Ma] Autumn Rae Shannon "Merry Christmas with Autumn Rae" (Diamond Agency) [Dr,P,E,M,Ma] Impellitteri "Wicked Maiden" (RCA Victor Japan) [P,E] Pat Travers "Fidelis" (Alexus Records) [Dr,P,E] Albert Bashor "Cotton Field of Dreams" (Earwig Records) (E) Mistheria "Dragon Fire" (Lion Music) (E) Pat Travers "Behind Blue Eyes" (Cleopatra) [Dr,P,E] Pat Travers "Everlasting Light" (Cleopatra) [Dr,P,E] Driver "Live" (King Records Japan) (Eng) Barry Myers "7th Avenue" (Ind) [Dr,P,E,M,Ma] 3 Bucksworth "Indiana" (Ind) [P,E] Gaia Miranda "All in Time" (Ind) [Dr,P,E]

Legend for Recent Projects:
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