Born and raised in Orlando, Florida. Sean is an exceptional performer, with charisma to spare and a stage presence that captivates his audiences everywhere he goes. As the lead singer of the band, Aces and Eights, Sean helped to earn the Reader's Choice Award for Best Local Band, 2 years in a row. A local critic who reviewed Sean's 13 song original country CD, hailed his versatility and range comparing his first effort with artists such as Garth, Clint Black, Mark Chesnutt, and Jimmy Buffet. Though his influences now also include artists such as Coldplay, Maroon 5, Jack Johnson, and Lionel Richie, his roots will always be in country music. Recently, Sean received over 250,000 votes as a finalist in the Next Big Star Contest with his original song, Mama Sang Lullabies. Now with an arsenal of new, self-penned songs, Sean prepares to introduce the world to his brand of country blues flavored pop/rock. Eclectic. Soulful. Sean Dennison's upcoming album will speak for itself.
Sean has performed with hot new country act Trick Pony, who was recently nominated for vocal group of the year by the CMA awards.
As the lead singer of the band "Aces and Eights," Sean's live performances helped to earn the Reader's Choice Award for Best Local Band 2 years in a row, as polled by the Daytona Beach News Journal. When first completed, the same publication reviewed Sean's 13 song original country CD, "It's In My Blood", and noted that though his vocal and writing style draw from the likes of Garth Brooks, Clint Black, Mark Chesnutt, and Jimmy Buffet, in the end, he has his own sound.
While at Fan Fair in 2001, Sean performed an acoustic set at, country supergroup, Sawyer Brown's fanclub party.
Recently, Sean received over 250,000 votes as a finalist in the Next Big Star Contest with his original song, "Mama Sang Lullabies".
Currently self-producing his untitled second album full of unique pop/rock/country/blues flavored originals and preparing to begin the tour in support of his music, Sean is assembling musicians for studio and road dates while looking for investors and management. Sean's music could be described as Dave Mathews Band meets Garth Brooks. When he's not performing, recording, or rehearsing, Sean will be working on assembling info, pictures, and other files to update www.seandennison.com One of his main objectives is to create enough buzz to secure a record deal in 2005 or self produce and distribute on his own.
Similar country artists are Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Montgomery Gentry
Pop/Rock artists like Dave Mathews Band, Jack Johnson, and Maroon 5 have also influenced Sean's music.
Garth Brooks, Montgomery Gentry, Dave Mathews Band, Maroon 5, Matchbox 20, John Mayer, Jack Johnson, Lionel Ritchie, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Cold Play, Goo Goo Dolls,Train, Eagles, Beatles.
Sean Dennison was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. With musical ability since he was five, and coming from a family of entertainers, he inevitably realized it was his calling and embraced it. Music is in Sean's soul and it is evident in the passion found in each note of his performances. Writing songs and honing his talents for the last 8 years, Sean has compiled a strong collection of material that showcases the lyrical weight and artistry that he possesses. The fans are rallying around Sean's music and reinforcing the destiny that awaits him, to touch the world with his talent.
Sean plays acoustic guitar and writes or co writes all of his music. He is also an accomplished actor having landed principal roles on "Dawson's Creek", an International Soap called "Ocean Avenue", the play "Our Town", The musical "Titanic", and numerous commercials including Budweiser, Molsen, &: Molsen Ice.