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Shawn Lane (March 21, 1963 – September 26, 2003) was an American multiinstrumentalist and composer.

He is best known for his solo album Powers of Ten and his long stint with former John McLaughlin bassist and virtuoso in his own right Jonas Hellborg.

Shawn Lane was born in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of eight he accompanied his sisters on the piano, but did not play guitar seriously until he was ten. Shawn…

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  • great shame about the word `was` in his biog
  • i found this guitarist from Australia that goes by [artist]Plini[/artist] that I think you guys would like, this track especially reminds me of Shawn Lane's stuff on Powers of Ten http://plini.bandcamp.com/track/tarred-feathered
  • unearthly as Holdsworth
  • Shawn Lane Forever
  • Best phrasing ever [4]
  • 1000+ plays on my library...:D
  • Best phrasing ever [3]
  • Best phrasing ever [2]
  • best phrasing ever
  • Just listening to the Powers of Ten suite, the man was out of this world. If only he had gone for longer :(

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