Sheldon Botler was born on May 20, 1988 in Seattle, Washington. His music fuses elements of Soul/R&B, Jazz, Folk, Rock, Electronic and Rap.
With influences such as Bilal, Stevie Wonder, Austin Jenckes, and Maxwell, his music is focused on connecting with, and uplifting the hearts and minds of his listeners.
Botler's career musician started at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, where he soloed "New York State of Mind" with Garfield High School Jazz Choir in 2005. He has since featured at the Paramount Theatre, The Grammy Museum, The Roxy, Umoja Festival, Festival Sundiata on Seattle Center' Center Stage, Nola's, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center and many other venues along the West Coast.
Opener for Jacob Lusk - October 2013
Northwest Music Experience: Winner for Hip Hop/R&B - August 2013
Opener for PJ Morton - July 2013
Love you all and Thank You for your support,
Depends on the weather. Soul/Folk/Hip Hop/Electronica/Jazz
Aneesa Strings is a fantastic vocalist and bass player. I would like to take a moment to introduce you all to her.
This year I will be honoring the musicians I admire, so that you too can see who inspires me.