CONTACT:

shannon@shannonchapman.ca

(204) 573-2055

@shannonchapmanmusic

SHORT BIO

Raised in Manitoba and based in Toronto, Shannon Chapman is a neo-soul/alt-R&B vocalist, instrumentalist and producer. Her original music combines keyboard-driven grooves with sweet vocals and funk-influenced woodwinds.

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LONG BIO

Toronto-based, Manitoba-raised neo-soul artist Shannon Chapman writes about hindsight, love, self-contemplation and breaking bad habits. Grounded in lush Rhodes pads and punctuated by head-bobbing woodwinds, Shannon’s lyrics feature themes of honesty and vulnerability - topics reflected in her artist philosophy and creative practice.

Her forthcoming solo EP, Ebb & Flow (March 2020), sees Shannon as multi-instrumentalist, writer, vocalist and producer. The EP explores concepts such as time, cycles, and growth through a kaleidoscope lens of contemporary neo-soul, 90’s R&B and 70’s jazz fusion.

SOLO SET EXAMPLE

QUARTET SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

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VENUES PLAYED AS SOLO ARTIST:

The Drake Underground (as “Lazula”, support for Moonchild), The Gladstone Hotel, The Cameron House, The Junction City Music Hall, The Burdock Music Hall, The Paddock Tavern, Orchard Bar, Annette Studios, The Cavern Bar, Mây Cafe

*** Shannon briefly experimented with the artist name “Lazula” before returning to her own name 2017.

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SOLO INSTRUMENTATION:

- Nord Electro 5 keyboard
- Microphone on boom stand for vocals and flute
- Microphone on a straight stand for tenor saxophone
- DI for tracks run from MacBook Pro/iPad

QUARTET INSTRUMENTATION:

- Nord Electro 5 keyboard
- Microphone on boom stand for vocals and flute
- Microphone on a straight stand for tenor saxophone
- Second keyboard OR electric guitar
- Electric bass
- Drumset with optional trigger pad

LARGE BAND INSTRUMENTATION:

- Microphone on boom stand for vocals and flute
- Microphone on a straight stand for tenor saxophone
- Lead keyboard
- Second keyboard OR electric guitar
- Electric bass
- Drumset with optional trigger pad
- 2X backing vocalist playing additional horns