- Category : Entertain-Music-Instrumentalist
- Type : PE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (12,21)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Identification 1
British singer and pianist known for his inventive ability to improvise, unequaled in the contemporary jazz scene. He has a wide vocal range and an emotive voice. A pro from 1984, Shaw had performed in piano bars across Europe in unique musical showcases, later teaming up with Sarah Jane Morris for gigs. His reputation was well established by 1990 as a first class entertainer and he was awarded the Best British Jazz Singer trophy from Wire magazine.
On 12/25/1996, Shaw's third LP was released, "The Echo of a Song."