Dayan Kai is available as a solo performer, accompanist, band leader or participant in a variety of ensembles. Instruments include piano, accordion, organ, various types of guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, flute, saxophones, clarinets, trumpet, trombone, harmonica, drums and percussion. Genres include jazz, soul, funk, blues, Americana, Hawaiian, folk, bluegrass, reggae, and various types of word music.
Dayan Kai currently lives on the island of Maui in Hawaii and can play private and public events, including weddings, parties, and personal ceremonies. He is also available as a touring musician for bookings abroad.
Recording & Engineering
Dayan Kai is available remotely or live in studio as a session artist, arranger, consultant, or record producer.
Private instruction and public or private clinics are available for song writing, improvisation, harmony and technique for the genres listed above.
As the blind, haolie son of a lesbian growing up in two states spanning the Pacific (Hawai'i and California), Kai's inspirational speaking brings light and a humorous perspective to subjects such as music history, cultural bias, diversity, and the positive manifestation of aloha in our daily lives.
An ordained minister, Dayan Kai is available to officiate wedding ceremonies in the state of Hawai'i.
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