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Shawn Persinger

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Shawn Persinger, a.k.a. Prester John, is an unusual author (and musician). He has written several music books; one children's book; and a myriad of articles, essays, and lessons for a variety of music magazines and blogs, not to mention two unpublished novellas and countless short stories.

"Outsider," "fringe," "avant-garde," "quirky," are all terms that have been used to describe Persinger's music, but his writing is direct, lucid, educational, and decidedly mainstream.

As a composer and performer he has had his music performed innumerable times, in varying ensembles, on five continents, in 36 countries, and countless cities. He continues to tour and perform around the world. Persinger has also been featured, reviewed, and/or interviewed i
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