Theodore Daniel Shinn passed away on December 28, 2012. He was 53. Born July 7, 1959 in Sheboygan, WI, Mr. Shinn lived his adult life in Colorado before coming to Truth Or Consequences, NM in 2012. Mr. Shinn was a career musician who produced 21 albums, 11 singles, and 26 videos. He won the 1995 7th Annual Billboard Songwriters Contest for Jazz. He was "The Music Man" and spent his entire life making "Real Music" within the realm of those who cherish music. He will be greatly missed. Mr. Shinn is preceded in death by his father, Fay Edward Shinn; and his mother, Jean Patricia Shinn. He is survived by siblings; Christopher Shinn, Amy Burns, Jesse Shinn, Jeremy Shinn, Patrick Shinn, Peter Shinn, Kasi Shinn, Kiara Ashford, and Guy Shinn.