“Q&A with SHAUN BRAZELL
Shaun Brazell was working the front desk at Hotel 43 in Boise when fate introduced him to Kevin Kirk, music director at Chandlers Steakhouse, 981 W. Grove St. Kirk invited Brazell to play around on Chandlers’ music equipment after hours, then asked him to sit in one night with the regular musicians. “He totally blew the room away,” Kirk says. Now Brazell, 28, headlines there with his own trio from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Mondays.
You sing with the TRUworshippers at New Beginnings Worship Center, you were a member of R&B trio Brokinsilence, you host a gospel show at 10 a.m. Sundays on 94.1 FM and you love hip-hop. How has that mixed background influenced you as a performer?
I’ve always been engulfed in music, and I try to get my hands on pretty much anything I can that’s just going to help me give our city that much more culture”