Dawn Burns’ band is full of flavor, blending soul, jazz, Latin rhythm and fusion. The band immediately draws you in and takes you on a beautiful trip, where the journey will take unlikely turns toward a surprise destination.
Dawn Burns has been singer all her life. Her vocal style is firmly rooted in the soul, jazz and gospel traditions. Dawn has recorded with the West Angeles Church of God in Christ Mass Choir, Mike Struwin, Babylon Sneakers, and Norman Hutchins with Kurt Carr as musical director. Her stylistic range is expressed in performances with Mike Struwin’s Rootsdown Band, Darryl Buchanan’s soulful Motown/R&B ensembles, Billy “Stix” Nicks, Babylon Sneakers (covering the music of Steely Dan), Terry & the Heartbeats, and Fillmore’s Ladder. She has performed with great musicians: Gladys Knight, Bryan Lubeck, Leo Nocentelli Wycliffe Gordon, & Shanice, and has worked with producers including Dave Carlock, Ron Wynans and David Foster.
Musicians include: Brendyn Cane (drums, MD). Brenden Sweeny (guitar), Khalin Diggins (bass), Terrell Ross (keys), Dave Green (percussion), and Dawn Burns on vocals.