Shane Theriot (pronounced Terry-O) hails from New Orleans,LA. He is a guitarist/composer who has worked with a wide variety of artists in virtually every style of music. He has released 3 highly acclaimed solo records of his own.
Each of his acclaimed solo records (Hwy 90, The Grease Factor and the most recent Dirty Power) feature some of the worlds best musicians- (Victor Wooten, Jim Keltner, Richie Hayward, Sonny Landreth, etc.) joining forces with Shane’s native Louisiana sound. He has been compared to Jeff Beck but with a Louisiana twist- that "something" that sets him apart from other guitarists.
(Dweezil Zappa chose the composition ‘Shrimp Boots’ from “The Grease Factor” the hands -down winner of the Broadjam Solo Contest out of nearly 500 contestants.)
Shane is currently working as the Music Director for Daryl Hall's TV show "Live from Daryl's House" as well as performing live with Hall and Oates.
Some of the many artists that Shane has recorded and/or performed with include
The Neville Brothers, Willie Nelson, Dr. John, Jewel, Beyonce, Boz Scaggs, Madeleine Peyroux, Larry Carlton, LeAnn Rimes, John Waite, Branford Marsalis, Hall and Oates, Leni Stern, Sam Moore, Nick Nolte, Gavin DeGraw, Aaron Neville, Amos Lee, The SYN (with Chris Squire and Alan White from YES), Little Feat, Forest Whitaker and Harry Shearer.
As a composer, his compositions have been featured on ESPN, MTV, VH1, Food Network and others.