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Dawn Drake

Dance Singer from Brooklyn, NY - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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Dawn Drake is a singer and a multi-instrumentalist. In addition to playing bass, piano and singing, Dawn is an accomplished percussionist. Since moving to New York in 1995, she has made several trips to Cuba, studying congas and batá with Afrocuba de Matanzas, Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, Banrárrá, Cutumba and others. She also made her first trip to Brazil in February of 2003, playing samba “caixa” or snare drum, in Rio de Janiero’s Carnaval. Dawn is versed in several styles of Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Haitian and West African drumming. She has performed with Me’shell N’degeocello, Cyro Baptista’s Beat the Donkey, Carole Steele, members of Mo’Guajiro, Johnny Almendra and Los Jovenes del Barrio, Kokolo, Jorge Alabê, Casa Samba and Samba New York!. She has played NYC street festivals and parades, appeared on Telemundo, PBS, WBAI, New York 1, and well-known venues such as the Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow Room, Radio City Music Hall, and the New Orleans Jazz Festival.
She is a solo entertainer as well as a band leader, sidewoman, frontwoman and educator.
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2006
Dec
2
Corporate Function
Westfield, NJ
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2006
Dec
2
Lord and Taylor
Westfield, NJ
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Please note Dawn Drake will also travel to Jamaica, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Arverne, Inwood, Long Island City, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, New York, Valley Stream, Woodmere, Atlantic Beach, Elmont, Floral Park, Hewlett, Glen Oaks, Lynbrook, Malverne, Bronx, East Rockaway, Franklin Square, Hoboken, Jersey City, New Hyde Park, Garden City, Great Neck, Island Park, Long Beach, Oceanside, Paramus.
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