Alexis Dallman

Alexis Dallman

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Biography

In a market saturated with songwriters and performers, there are few individuals who stand out amongst the crowd. Alexis Dallman is one of those artists who captures your attention the moment she walks on stage. Alexis' songs range from ethereal ballads to punchy pop/rock. Her music is embodied with a hellacious passion and undaunted perseverance; qualities which are indignant to her own personality.

Like many great musicians, Alexis' inspiration to play was established at a young age. As early as kindergarten, Alexis had a fan club. She would put on performances for her classmates in the sandbox. Her mother recalls, "It was amazing, the whole class of five year olds sitting quietly as Alexis did her show." As her desire to write and perform began to develop, Alexis took up playing piano, guitar, and trumpet.

Her first professional studio experience came at age twelve, when she got the call-back for the American Girl Dolls commercial. During junior high school she participated in talent shows as the only individual who sang original material. Her writing and performing continued through high school, as Alexis began to find her voice and develop her sound.

During her teenage years, Alexis acquired a taste for mischief. Her behavior landed her in a lock-down facility, where she was allowed few amenities aside from her guitar. The two years spent there were the defining moments in Alexis' growth as a songwriter. In an environment designed for self-reflection, her songs began to write themselves. Before graduating from the program, Alexis was offered an opportunity to record twelve songs at Brigham Young University.

Soon after, Alexis moved to Chicago where she continued to write and perform. She then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she attended The Institute of Production and Recording, and acquired a degree in Audio Engineering and Production. During her time there she was offered an opportunity to record her song, "Sounds Too Late," with Prince's protege, Paul Peterson (aka St. Paul) and engineer Tom Tucker (Lucinda Williams, Prince, Johnny Lang). She was also featured on a commercial for the Ohio state lottery after being recommended by jingle writer Steve Horner (MTV, FX, Nokia). Alexis then began work on a five song EP with producer, Kevin Bowe (Johnny Lang, Etta James, Richie Sambora). "The Most Class" is an eclectic mix of rock, pop, and soul.

In the summer of 2007 Alexis arrived in Nashville, Tennessee in an effort to build upon her talents in the competitive market of music city. She is currently writing, recording, and showcasing her music around town. Among the great talent in the city of Nashville, Alexis has the gravitational personality that pulls the audience in and the inspiring songs to entice their emotions.

Discography

The Most Class... EP- 2007

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