Reggae Artist

Dale Hauskins, Roots Reggae

Reggae ArtistBio – Dale Hauskins a Roots Reggae Musician, a first-generation Californian freckled lead-rhythm GUITARIST, singer & songwriter; and only child was born at national historic site Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Oceanside August 26(Raised in middle-class PICO RIVERA East LOS ANGELES). Based in Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles & Encinitas, San Diego SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Dale’s father,(Daniel Evan Hauskins(Chief Petty Officer CMM US Navy World War I & II Born July 1900-Died 1976);bought his first,(Sears Silvertone),guitar and amp at age 8 hearing the sounds of John Coltrane, Chet Atkins, Ink Spots, Herb Albert, Mills Brothers; Motown and much more from his father’s record player. Initially, DALE learned to play by ear. As a teenager, DALE played in many local LOS ANGELES bands along with childhood friend guitarist RUSTY ANDERSON(Currently on CD/Tour with Sir Paul McCartney in 2003-2012.). After graduating EL RANCHO High School in Pico Rivera,(11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles County basin.),California, Dale packed his Gibson L6S guitar, Marshall, Echoplex and set off to London England; and its burgeoning prog/fusion scene. He haunted jam sessions at London’s Rod Argent’s famed keyboard shop, and had struck up friendships with Brand X’s Robin Lumley, and Peter Gabriel. Playing a couple years in many different English Jazz-rock, s pace-rock and progressive rock bands. At the age of 23 Dale earned a Associate in Arts degree & studied 3 1/2 years harmony-Composition-Arrangement-Orchestration with composer, pianist-organist Dr. Williametta Spencer, (Professor of Music, WHITTIER COLLEGE); at RIO HONDO COLLEGE Whittier, California. Soon Dale got a call from LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND to join, record & tour throughout Switzerland and Europe with a established SWISS PROGRESSIVE ROCK band FLAME DREAM signed to Vertigo Phonogram;(a renowned label that was created by the Philips and/or Polygram group specializing in progressive rock music.Vertigo Records was the name Philips Records chose in the sixties for its record label to counter the progressive labels of its rivals EMI. Philips/Vertigo record label was founded by Dutch electronics giant Philips. Some of the first artists to be signed included young and modern artists/Bands like Black Sabbath, Gentle Giant, Thin Lizzy, Colosseum, Ramases, Status Quo, Rod Stewart, Nirvana, Uriah Heep. Now part of the Universal Music Group.).

His music is influenced by –  Chet Atkins; John Coltrane;Miles Davis; Joe Higgs(Godfather of Reggae); Allan Holdsworth; Django Reinhart; Mick Ronson; Keith Jarrett; John Etheridge; Peter’Ollie’Halsall; Johnny Winter;Gershwin; Al Viola; Jan Garbarek; Terje Rypdal; Bill Frisell &  Ornette Coleman.

 

Dale Hauskins Discography, Recordings  and Songs
The Alliez “The Alliez” EP CD 2008(Maui,Hawaii)
Andre Afram Asmar (“Harmonic Emergency” CD/Mush 2008)
Bamiki Bandula (Massive McGregor)
PATO BANTON (Tours 2001-2002)
Bargain Music(“The Magic Is Over”Beatville CD/2003)
John Wolf Brennan
Big Cat (“California”with Scientist CD/2004)
Dean Butterworth (Ben Harper/Good Charlotte)
Calypso Rose
Martin Campbell (CD/Tour 2001-2002)
PHIL CHEN (The Doors,Rod Stewart,Jeff Beck,Jackson Brown,Donovan,Eurythmics,Roxy Music,”Tommy” sound track.Author of James Jamerson)
CINGULAR jingles (2004)
Gerald Couchman
Clinton’JR’Crawford
Daddy Roots
Carlton “SANTA” Davis
EINSTEIN BROWN (Steel Drums-SAPADILLA,Black Eyed Peas “Hop On The Good Foot”1998 CD/Tours 1987-2006)
Mikey Dread
Errol Dunkley
Anna Fisher (“Ying Yang” Molin Music CD/2004)
FLAME DREAM “Out in the Dark” (Swiss Progressive Rock group(6 Albums Vertigo/Phonogram)Produced by John Acock(Genesis’s Steve Hackett/Deep Purple/Adrian Legg/Rick Wakeman/Ian Mosley.)
FULLY FULLWOOD (Bob Marley/Soul Syndicate/Peter Tosh’s Word Sound & Power)
Wadi Gad
General Jah Mikey
LOS ANGELES GRAMMY AWARDS 1995
Robert Greenidge (Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Refer band)
Guitar Instructor (La Habra/Corona Music Center)
Drew Hester(Lisa Marie Presley/Common Sense/Joe Walsh/Foo Fighters)
JOE HIGGS (GodFather of Reggae)
Humble Soul (“Jah Love Supreme”CD Tour 2001 with Scientist,Fully Fullwood,Santa Davis,Tony Chin,Jawge Hughes;Steve Reid.)
Jah Mex (“Mind Food” 2008,”Firm Soundation” Produced-Bass by Fully Fullwood 2009 CD)
Jah Soldiers Band (Tours 2001-2004)
JAMAICAN TOURIST BOARD
Jawge Hughes and The U.K.B.”Come on Back”(CD/Tours 2002)
Jawge Hughes JR.
Winston Hussey
Mike Hyde(Big Mountain/Ziggy Marley)
Jesus Wore Dickies(“Friends Of Jesus” SKUNK Records CD/2004)
JR P
Remi Kabaka
Keys of Creation (Hawaii tour 2009)
Kelpe “Extraquarium” (“shipwreck glue” Remixed by Scotty Coats and Wes The Mes aka Wes Coats DC Records 12″/CD 2008 )
KONTIKI(“Stand Tall” CD (2004) (REGGAE ALBUM OF THE YEAR Hawaiian Music Award Winner 2004)
Kyng Arthur (CDs/Tours 1989-2005 “Mister Master”2000,”Prisoner of the Flesh””2004 Produced/Mix & bass by Fully Fullwood)
MAJEK FASHEK (“Little Patience” CD 2005 Tours 1998-2005)
David “Hodge “Lodge
Nick Magnus (Steve Hackett/”Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”Enid/Samantha Fox)
Carl McGregor
MYKA NYNE (FreeStyle Fellowship)(Mikah 9 “Citrus Sessions VOL.1″CD 2006)
Timothy Moynahan (The Untouchables/Unity Horns)
Musical Sniper (aka Rappa Robert Think Twice/R.U.B. Tours 2000-2002)
OBRE 4 “CONSCIOUSness” (CD 2007 Mixed by Fully Fullwood)
Johnny Osbourne (Tours 2001-2005)
Twiston Palma (Tours 2001-2002)
Beth Preston (“Inside Fire” CD 2007,”White Butterfly,Black Crow” CD 2012)
Rankin’Joe
Jean Ristori
Coco Roussel (Happy The Man)
Sapadilla (“Hop On De Good Foot” CD 1992)
Sammy Dread
SCIENTIST (“DUB 911″CD 2006 Nature Sounds)
Seal Beach Comedy Cable Show (1986-87 Music Director & House Band)
Sister Nancy (2002)
The Specs (CD/Tour 1993)
Freddy Studer (OM)
Surf Channel Jingles (Malibu,Ca.)
TIPPA IRIE (“Think Twice”,”I Miss” Tours 1998-2004)
UCLA Reggae/Jazz festivals
Unity Horns (Timothy & Danny Mohnahan)
Upstream
Dave Wakeling
Zebi(Detour Posse/Barrington Levy)
Including many more international, Hawaiian, Caribbean, Swiss, European; and American artists & musicians.

To Book Dale Huskins Reggae Roots  Musician
Email dalehauskins@gmail.com
Phone 858 401-2973
Website http://www.reverbnation.com/dalehauskins

Location – Hermosa Beach (Los Angeles) & Encinitas (San Diego) California U.S.A.

 


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