Haiku, HI, USA — Monday, August 23rd, 2021 — With his new release, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dayan Kai evokes a lush and spacious world that propels us to reflect on what is truly important, before it’s too late.
Audiences world-wide will enjoy this vibrant, Hawaiian-influenced acoustic journey that features the harmony vocals of Dayan Kai as well as his multi-instrumental facility. Dayan Kai plays piano, organ, acoustic guitar, electric bass, drums, and trumpet; Jimmy Dillon plays the Gryphon 12-string guitar. The album is available at dayankai.com/music and all of your favorite digital platforms.
“Dayan Kai is perhaps one of the most compete and talented musicians you might have never heard of . . . not only is he a dazzling multi-instrumentalist who can adeptly switch between piano, flutes, acoustic guitar or cajon among many instruments, but also a soulful vocalist with stratospheric range and a poignant songwriter who knows how to heal with his compositions.” -Juan Sanchez, Founder, Palenque Arts
Maui born, Dayan Kai is a phenomenal singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a spirit that touches the depths and heights of our humanity. Versed across an array of musical traditions, including Americana, bluegrass, blues, country, folk, Hawaiian, jazz, pop, reggae, rock, and other world music, Kai’s compositions reflect his vast musical experience. An extraordinary artist who weaves between worlds, Dayan Kai continually brings new insights, interpretations, and reflections to a vast array of music utilizing instruments across the keys, strings, winds, and skins families.
Warm vocals accentuated with impeccable harmonies weave over a fluid and nostalgic acoustic backdrop as Dayan Kai juxtaposes the beauty of nature with our current reality in his most recent single, “Losing Our Way.” The verses emphasize the splendor of nature “Light come down from the mountain — Don’t you want to go — Water sweet from the fountain — Listen to it flow” and alternate with the impending chorus, “We’re losing our way — The game that we’re playing with our lives.”
Listen to “Losing Our Way” at https://dayankai.com/music or on the digital platform or your choice. The single is part of a forthcoming album that will be released in the fall of 2021. The album is his eighth solo offering. You can also find Dayan Kai on all of your favorite music streaming services and on: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dayankai; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DayanKaiMusic/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/dayankai Contact Dayan Kai directly by phone at 808-856-5078 or by email at [email protected]
Maui-born composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Dayan Kai serves up the best of many worlds with his expansive voice and phenomenal musicianship. His depth of musicality and genre spans from the blues and jazz to Americana, folk, bluegrass, pop, Hawaiian, world, rock and reggae traditions. He plays all families of musical instruments: keys, strings, winds, and skins. Dayan Kai has toured in the USA, Canada, Italy, and Australia as a solo artist and in collaboration with an extensive range of musicians including Keith Greeninger, Jimmy Dillon, Joe Craven, Nina Gerber, Chuck Brodsky, Tammi Brown, Dennis McGregor, John Cruz, Julia Rinker, Hot Club of Spokane, Bakra Bata, Harmony Grits, Juan Sanchez, Achilles Wheel, Nancy Cassidy, The Zonky Jazz Band, the Rockabilly Space Force, and Melissa Crabtree.
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