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Losing Our Way

Dayan Kai

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A vibrant, Hawaiian-influenced acoustic journey about the times we're living in featuring the vocal harmonies of Dayan Kai. Written by Dayan Kai. Dayan Kai on piano, acoustic guitar, electric bass, organ, trumpet, drums and vocals; Jimmy Dillon on Gryphon 12-string guitar.

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Can You Give It Back

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Piano and vocals drive this new song about friendship and reciprocation in our current moral decline. Written by Dayan Kai. Dayan Kai on vocals, piano, organ, bass, drums; Jimmy Dillon on electric guitar.

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To Be Free

Dayan Kai

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Rich and soulful vocals combine with sublime acoustic guitar.

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Resonate

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This acoustic recording features Dayan Kai on piano, guitar mandolin and vocals; Steve Uccello on upright bass; Jimmy Norris on drums & percussion; and Keith Greeninger on guitar and background vocals on tracks 3 & 5. All songs written and arranged by Dayan Kai.

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Make It Rain

Keith Greeninger & Dayan Kai

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This album captures Dayan and Keith in a live an unedited format, encompassing 10 years of collaboration of this dynamic duet.

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Treat a Stranger Right

Dayan Kai

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An American Gospel Retrospective

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Livin' Like A Rat Again

Dayan Kai

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Melodious, catchy and insistent. Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist phenomena Dayan Kai, joined by Steve Uccello on upright and electric bass and drummer John Thigpen.

Dayan Kai, an artist whose musical abilities and stylistic variety know few bounds. Born without sight, Dayan began Classical Piano Lessons at age two and since, has mastered various styles and instruments. 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 has engineered and produced three solo albums, “Songs of Sunday,” “Pre-Release” and “The First 12 Years,” as well as two albums with his former band Water, “Scrape the Sun” and “Look Out the Window.” All the recordings feature Dayan’s powerful voice, prolific songwriting and a variety of different instruments, from keys to strings and winds to skins.

Kai is also a featured artist on Blue Coast Records (in collaboration with Sony American) and also appears with Keith Greeninger on the KPIG Live Volume 1 CD.

Currently, Dayan is working towards opening Waimele Studios in Eastern Washington with Dance Artist/Instructor & wife, Angell Estrada. Dayan is also working on his new album to be released in Spring 2006.

Dayan has performed and recorded with a variety of Artists including:

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The First 12 Years

Dayan Kai

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Powerful vocals and original songs by Dayan Kai. A journey thru jazz, folk, Americana, country and blues as it filters into Kai's prolific songwriting, creating a genuine mix that evokes emotion and crosses cultures.

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Look Out the Window

Water

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A mix of Funk, Jazz, Ragtime, Gospel, Psychedelia, and Country.

Water was a trio of multi-instrumentalists, who performed both acoustically and electrically. Their style included folk, blues, rock, country, cool jazz, and even Dixieland. Water's members included Steve Uccello, Art Alm and was under the direction of Dayan Kai.

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Scrape The Sun

Water

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An eclectic mix of rock, blues, folk, and jazz with powerful lead vocals.

Water was a trio of multi-instrumentalists, who performed both acoustically and electrically. Their style included folk, blues, rock, country, cool jazz, and even Dixieland. Water's members included Steve Uccello, Art Alm and was under the direction of Dayan Kai.

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