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Guitarist, composer, and educator Shawn Tamborini resides just outside of Nashville, TN.

During his graduate studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, Shawn had the opportunity to deepen his musical knowledge. Prior to his studies at UNR, Shawn was actively performing while pursuing his undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Shawn performs with several groups of varying genres, performing on multiple instruments, his primary now being pedal steel guitar. After a brief encounter with the lap steel, Shawn started studying pedal steel, and has since started to apply different musical modalities to this predominantly country/western instrument. Shawn has performed, recorded and/or toured with: Thee Sinseers, Josh One, Fernando Perdomo (Jakob Dylan, Fiona Apple), Grammy award winner Kitten Kuroi (Elvis Costello and the Imposters), Christopher Lockett, Jake Houston and the Royal Flush, Chi McClean, Ryan Saranich, Jesse Daniel, Keyser Soze, E.G. Phillips, The Reno Jazz Syndicate, Nico's Mystery and his own pedal steel trio, Make Him a Steak.

If you would be interested in projects, lessons, or classes please reach out.

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