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Lem Sheppard

Guitar from Pittsburg, KS - Will travel up to 500 miles
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Lem began his musical career in graduate school as a guitarist and vocalist in Paradise lost and Regained a work created by Dr. Eva Jessey—the acclaimed choral director for George Gershwin's folk Opera, Porgy and Bess. Lem also appeared with Dr. Jessey in a CBS "Special Segment" and became a soloist in the Dr. Eva Jessey Choir before embarking on his solo career.

Drawing upon his experience with Dr. Jessey and his background in contemporary music, Sheppard created a unique performance style and a vibrant brand of music that bridges the gap between Folk music and contemporary music. Lem composed and performed the Jazz soundtrack to the PBS documentary Black White & Brown, has received awards from The Kansas Folklore Society as well as The Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame and was a national finalist in the Telluride Acoustic Blues Challenge. Lem has performed in South Africa, toured Brazil, and performed at the Kennedy Center.
He has the ability to move seamlessly from blues, folk and jazz music. Audiences of all ages engage with Lem's modern take on traditional music interspersed with folklore, storytelling, and history.
Over the course of his career lem has experienced a variety of concert and performance settings. US Embassy tour, colleges, corporate events, folk and blues festivals, and many years traveling nationally at schools and public events on the roster a lecture bureau.

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Please note Lem Sheppard will also travel to Frontenac, Opolis, Franklin, Mindenmines, Cherokee, Weir, Mulberry, Asbury, Arma, Girard, Waco, Scammon, Arcadia, Liberal, West Mineral, Farlington, Crestline, Neck City, Columbus, Carl Junction, Mc Cune, Purcell, Alba, Oronogo, Garland, Riverton, Jasper, Webb City, Bronaugh, Carterville.
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