Shawn is an award winning professional musician who has tour nationally with several acts and an accomplished session player most known for his skills in improvisation. He has performed on stage with members of Rock of Ages, Morphine, and recorded with members of The Billy Joel Band. Shawn has also performed with a wide variety of acts such as: broadway musical stars, national tribute acts, all-original pop singers, and even jazz ensembles. Shawn's released several original jazz fusion records under 'Shawn Cav Ensemble' and several ambient solo bass records. He is currently performing with such performers as: Kjersti Long, Lisa Bodnar, and many other artist. When not touring Shawn is a resident musician for an international theatre company, teaching privately, and writing/recording session work for multiple artists.