Vanshawn Agnew

Vanshawn Agnew

Vanshawn Agnew is a native of Washington, D.C, and began playing the drums at the age of 2. There are few places within the boundaries of D.C., Virginia or Maryland that he can go without being called upon for his musical abilities; his easy-going adaptability makes him one of the best and most sought out drummers in the DC metropolitan area. Vanshawn or Taz, as he is called by his friends, is a serious musician who has been blessed with a talent not only to play the drums, but is highly respected for his ability to hear all aspects of the music he is playing; this makes him a valuable asset on any sound stage. Mr. Agnew has been given the opportunity to record sessions with; Restine Jackson And Grace, Pastor Darrell L. Owens, Pheda Reynolds , Shonte Hill, Jimmy Russell & Because of Christ, Set Apart, Bishop D. Lee Owens & The D.C. Fellowship Mass Choir And The James Cleveland Gospel Music Workshop Of America. Stage Performances included; Green House Effect , Shaka Barnes, Albertina Walker, Dorthy Norwood, Lady Monique Walker, Twinkie Clark and Karen Clark-Sheard (The Clark Sisters), Tonex, Yolanda Adams, The Late Rev. Timothy Wright, Guy Robinson and Light Of The World, Billy Hardy and The Gospel Soul Brothers , David Cooper ,Y2k Band And Show, Familar Faces ,John Tillery and Living Sacrifice , Pam and Dodie, Bella De Kouadio, Tom Newman, Min. Isiah D. Thomas, Vanessa A. Williams, Ki Ki Sheard, R&B Cover Band Yamama'nym and a host of many others. His favorite scripture is Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. It is his belief that every encounter leads to a new and challenging experience that leads to another opportunity to improve upon himself and his talent.