San Juan Street

San Juan Street

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Released October 2011
Produced and Engineered by Joel Guzman
Recorded at Guzman Fox Studio (Austin, TX)
Mixed by Bradley Kopp
Mastered by David Glasser at Airshow Mastering
All Songs Written By Shawn Nelson
© Fonky Tonk Music (BMI) All Rights Reserved

Shawn Nelson - Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Cornet and Trombone
Matt Slusher - Electric and Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Harmony Vocals
Fletcher Murchison - Electric Mandolin
Scott Martin - Electric and Steel Guitar
Will Dupuy - Bass
Bobby Perkins - Bass and Percussion
Patrick Herzfeld - Drums and Percussion
Trisha Keefer - Fiddle
Ephraim Owens - Trumpet
Joel Guzman - Accordion, Piano, Organ, Percussion and Harmony Vocals


On SAN JUAN STREET, Nelson’s fourth album, his many musical and lyrical influences find full fruition as he blends his deep Texan roots with everything from jazz to Tex-Mex to reggae to bluegrass. Produced by Joel Guzman, known for his accordion work with Joe Ely, it features the playing of his band The Ramblers plus such guests as Matt Slusher and Will Dupuy from the South Austin Jug Band, fiddler Trisha Keefer of The Trishas, and famed Austin jazz trumpeter Ephraim Owens.


"One of this year's best country albums." - Jim Caligiuri, The Austin Chronicle

"Shawn Nelson is a very talented songwriter" - Chris Harkness, No Depression.com

"The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Shawn Nelson.  What do they have in common?  Anthems about being a free spirit." - Shawn Underwood, Twangville