About Dale Hauskins
Californian freckled native lead-rhythm GUITARIST,singer & songwriter;a only child. Born at national historic site Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Oceanside August 26(Raised in middle-class PICO RIVERA East LOS ANGELES).. 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,space-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.). Years later joining in 1985 Trinidad’s master steel panist PROFESSOR EINSTEIN BROWN’s hardworking band SAPADILLA,(replacing New York’s late great ERIC GALE). Dale pursued his passion for playing live shows and recording in the studio working with SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Crème de la Crème’s Reggae Hip-HOP + ROCK musician community;along with the true creative forces and founders of REGGAE music. A humble down to earth,accentuating the POSITIVE,ambitious creative,OPEN MINDED ACOUSTIC and ELECTRIC guitarist-Musician.Expressive soloing & chords with sheer passionate involvements with which he aproaches REGGAE,JAZZ,HIPHOP,HOUSE MUSIC,FOLK,SOCA,ROCK & SLIDE GUITAR.
Dale’s playing aptitude is very VERSATILE and diverse;and has a very expansive musical appetite.Extensive experience in Europe;Costa Rica & the California Pacific Caribbean scene working along with International artists,musicians(recordings/tours/gigs).DALE was a member of a established SWISS progressive rock group in Switzerland during 1978-1986.(see FLAME DREAM)
WORKS,TOURS & DISCOGRAPHY CREDITS: ____________________________________________________ The Alliez “The Alliez” EP CD 2008(Maui,Hawaii) Andre Afram Asmar (“Harmonic Emergency” CD/Mush 2008) Bamiki Bandula (Massive McGregor) PATO BANTON (Tour/2001) 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,legendary bassist) CINGULAR jingles (2004) 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 band (6 Albums Vertigo/Phonogram) FULLY FULLWOOD (Bob Marley/Soul Syndicate/Peter Tosh,legendary bassist) 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 Mix Scientist) Jah Mex (“Mind Food” 2008,”Firm Soundation” Produced-Bass by Fully Fullwood 2009 CD) Jah Soldiers Band 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) The Legalizers MAJEK FASHEK (“Little Patience” CD 2005 Tours 1998-2005) Nick Magnus (Steve Hackett) 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) Princess Cruises ProgWest(2002) 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 more performances,recordings with international,Hawaiian,Caribbean,European;and American artists & musicians.
Eric Krasno, Duane Trucks, Todd Sheaffer and Jason Crosby are among the additions to the lineup for the upcoming “There’s A Reward: A Celebration Of The Life & Music Of Neal Casal” benefit concert in honor of the late Neal Casal.
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros began a swing of tour dates in California on Wednesday night at Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay in San Diego.
Jason Isbell revealed the openers for his upcoming run at The Ryman and series of solo acoustic shows with support from Kevin Morby.
Vida Blue featuring Phish keyboardist Page McConnell, Dead & Company bassist Oteil Burbridge, funky Meters drummer Russell Batiste and Shakira guitarist Adam Zimmon kicked off a short run at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. and mixed classics, debuts and covers.
Dead & Company are offering live streams of all six upcoming Fall Fun Run concerts.