Dayan Kai

Dayan Kai

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Keys, Strings, Winds & Skins; a true Multi-Instrumentalist Virtuoso with an outstanding voice to match.

Biography

Keys, Strings, Winds & Skins; a true Multi-Instrumentalist Virtuoso with an outstanding voice to match. Born without sight but not without soul. Formally trained since the age of 2, Dayan is a
Singer-Songwriter, Arranger and Producer with a lifelong commitment to music. Kai is also a stunning accompanist working with numerous notable artists from around the world in many styles and traditions, such as Keith Greeninger, Chuck Brodsky and Martin Simpson. He has also contributed his talents on a multitude of of albums in the folk, jazz & world genres.
He has played at many notable Festivals, such as Summerfest, Bumbershoot Festival and The High Sierra Festival.
His diverse studies have included training with renowned World Music Composer Lou Harrison, Latin Percussionist Michael Strunk, Jazz Trumpeter/Arranger Ray Brown and Mandolin Master David
Grisman.

Dayan Kai is available for hire in many capacities, including: Clinics, Assemblies, Workshops, Performance, Accompaniment, Arrangement and Production.

Discography

Dayan has released five solo albums, “Treat A Stranger Right"(was chosen by KPIG radio’s “Fresh Pork Chops” CD for the week of June 18th), “Livin’ Like A Rat Again,” “The First Twelve Years,” “All Kai,” “Songs of Sunday” and as well as two albums with his former band Water, “Scrape the Sun” and “Look out the Window.”