Born: November 1, 1976
Shawn Maxwell of Aurora, Illinois is an accomplished woodwinds multi-instrumentalist (saxophones, clarinet and flute) professional jazz performer. He is also a teacher, composer, arranger and clinician. Leader of the Shawn Maxwell Quartet, he provides excellence in jazz entertainment in Chicagoland and beyond. Shawn attended Milikin University in Decatur, Illinois and received a Bachelors Degree in Commercial Music in 1999. Since 1999 Shawn has been in high demand. He began his career as an entertainer on a Caribbean cruise line. Since that time he has toured in Sweden, London, Portugal, and Greece. Additionally, he has played with numerous jazz combos at venues throughout greater Chicagoland....
- Shawn Maxwell's Alliance by Hrayr Attarian
- Shawn Maxwell's Alliance by Dan Bilawsky
- Maxwell's House by Dan McClenaghan
- Originals II by Dan McClenaghan
- Originals by Dan McClenaghan
I first encountered saxophonist Shawn Maxwell when a copy of his debut album came into my hands two years ago...
Primary InstrumentSax, alto
LocationNorth Aurora, IL