E. Shawn Qaissaunee

E. Shawn Qaissaunee

    Shawn ‘Q’ attended Berklee College of Music Alumnus (Jazz Composition/Music Education).  Shawn
    has been in demand as a multi-instrumentalist, composer/arranger and music instructor for
    over thirty years. Sought out for his talents on guitar, bass, piano, percussion and the rubab
    and dutar, two instruments from his native Afghanistan, Shawn is known for his musical
    virtuosity, sensitivity, lyricism and spirited creative energy in the jazz tradition. His constant
    devotion to musical traditions, while at the same time striving to bring new energy and
    relevance to his live performances has made him a beloved and admired artist in the greater
    community and beyond.