Shawn Wallace

Shawn “Thunder” Wallace is part of a new generation of musicians. He is a performer, recording artist, composer, clinician and educator and holds a Masters Degree in music. Although often referred to as a musician’s musician, Shawn “Thunder” Wallace is a crowd pleasing performer enormously skilled in classical music and equally comfortable with traditional and contemporary jazz and Christian music. He has been seen and heard nationally on CBS, BET, NBC and NPR. In addition to receiving recognition by many newspapers and publications including Billboard Magazine and Contemporary Christian Music Magazine, he is a winner of The Downbeat Magazine outstanding soloist award.

Shawn is Associate Professor of Music: Jazz Studies at The Ohio State University.

For more on Shawn Wallace, visit his YouTube channel at

Shawn Thunder Wallace playing some Christmas tunes jazz style!

Lessons with Doctor Thunder:
Double vs. Triple Tonguing on Flute

Lessons with Doctor Thunder:
Rendering Natural Sounding Patterns

Shawn Wallace playing Draw Me Close to You