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Two natural finished congas (Quinto and a Tubador), a custom four to six piece drum set, rust in color with accented gold lug mounts, brilliant dark hand hammered cymbals and a 87A vocal microphone, you have reached the office of Craig Dawson.  
 
Enjoy the music from the Musician / singer/ percussionist / drummer/ songwriter / producer with soon to come instruction videos, music, beats and more.

A chameleon in style, Craig blends different genres of music with impeccable flavor and groove as a  one man rhythm section. Touring internationally and nationally, he has performed in concert with such artist as : Fred Wesley, Nathan East, Gregory Porter, Karl Denson, Rebirth brass band, Left Over Salmon, the Taj Mahal, Jamie Fox, Hue Regan, DJ Logic, the String Cheese Incident and DJ Greyboy. Based in San Diego Craig is a vibrant talent of the Southern California music scene. 

Craig Dawson has co-released “Day Dream” on Gregory Porter’s Take Me To The Alley album released on May 6, 2016.  Gregory Porter is an internationally renowned Grammy award winning jazz artist.  Day Dream is a collaboration between Dawson and Porter that speaks to the dreams of a boy growing up to adulthood.  The wild imagination and fearless energy of a young boy is a welcome look to the spirit and innocence of childhood.  Knowing what lies ahead in adulthood, one can only relish the time when the world is a wondrous place and anything is possible.
 

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