Influences: Norah Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae, India Arie, Tracey Chapman, Alicia Keys
Shanell is a musician with 20+ years of experience playing the piano and singing. She has over 10 years of experience as a songwriter, composer, instrumental and vocal arranger, and guitar player. She has 6+ years of experience as a musical director and has experience leading choirs.
Shanell released a 5-track EP in 2016 and has since released 4 singles. She has collaborated with prominent local artists in Boston, MA, playing in local venues including The Middle East Nightclub in Cambridge, MA where she opened for Christon Gray and Dee-1. Shanell has sung backgrounds with artists including Donald Lawrence, Jason Nelson, and JJ Hairston.
Shanell currently collaborates with producer and artist Lukus Simari and producer, composer, and artist Emmanuel Blethy.