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Dale Hauskins Californian reggae pop fusio... / Bio

A first-generation native-Californian freckled lead-rhythm GUITARIST,singer & songwriter;only child.
Born at national historic site Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base Oceanside,California August 26(Raised in middle-class PICO RIVERA East LOS ANGELES).

Father Dan Evan Hauskins(Chief Petty Officer CMM US Navy World War I & II Born July 1900-Died 1976),bought Dale his first(Sears Silvertone)guitar and amp at age 8 hearing the sounds of John Coltrane,Chet Atkins,Ink Spots,Herb Albert,Mills Brothers;Motown and much more from his father's record player.
Initially,DALE learned to play by ear.

As a teenager,DALE played in many local LOS ANGELES bands along with childhood friend guitarist RUSTY ANDERSON(Currently on CD/Tour with Sir Paul McCartney in 2003-2014.).
After graduating at EL RANCHO High School in Pico Rivera,California. Dale packed his Gibson L6S guitar,Marshall,Echoplex and moved to London,England with its burgeoning prog/fusion scene.

Playing a couple years in many different English bands;and jam sessions at the famed Rod Argent's keyboard shop in London.At 19,meetings with PETER GABRIEL while building his Real World studios in Bath,England.
Age 23 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 after,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 Records.
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's crème de la crème REGGAE & HIP-HOP musician community;and with the true creative forces and founders of REGGAE music.

★ WORKS TOURS & DISCOGRAPHY CREDITS ★

Heinz Affolter (Swiss producer)
The Alliez(Maui,Hawaii EP CD 2008)
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 (Irish-Swiss pianist,organist,melodica player,and composer )
Big Cat("California"with Scientist CD/2004)
Dean Butterworth(Ben Harper/Good Charlotte)
Calypso Rose
Martin Campbell (British reggae singer/artist tours 2001-2013)
PHIL CHEN (renowned Jamaican bassist for Jeff Beck,Rod Stewart,The Doors,etc.)
Carlton "SANTA" Davis (legendary Jamaican drummer)
EINSTEIN BROWN(renowned Trinidadian steel drummer/Singer "Hop On The Good Foot"1998 CD/Tours 1987-2006)
The late great Mikey Dread (tours)
Errol Dunkley
Anna Fisher ("Ying Yang" Molin Music CD/2004)
FLAME DREAM "Out in the Dark"(Swiss Progressive Rock group(6 Albums Vertigo/Phonogram)Produced by John Acock(Genesis's Steve Hackett/Deep Purple/Adrian Legg/Rick Wakeman/Ian Mosley.)
FULLY FULLWOOD (renowned Jamaican bassist with Peter Tosh,Bob Marley,Soul Syndicate)
Pit Furrer (renowned Swiss drummer)
Wadi Gad (renowned Trinidadian drummer for Boom Shaka,Don Carlos)
General Jah Mikey
LOS ANGELES GRAMMY AWARDS 1995
Robert Greenidge(renowned Trinidadian steel drummer for 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 (The Godfather of Reggae)
Humble Soul (Hawaiian singer/artist"Jah Love Supreme"CD Tour 2001 mix by Scientist)
Jah Mex "Mind Food" EP CD 2008,("Firm Soundation" Produced/Bass by Fully Fullwood CD 2009)
JAMAICAN TOURIST BOARD
Jawge Hughes and The U.K.B."Come on Back"(CD/Tours 2002)
Winston Hussey
Mike Hyde (Keyboardist/Producer Big Mountain/Ziggy Marley)
Jesus Wore Dickies("Friends Of Jesus" SKUNK Records CD/2004)
Kelpe "Extraquarium"("Shipwreck Glue" Wes Coats U.K.remix CD 2008)
Keys of Creation (Hawaii tour 2009)
KONTIKI("Stand Tall" CD (2004) (REGGAE ALBUM OF THE YEAR Hawaiian Music Award Winner 2004)
David "Hodge "Lodge (Producer/Keyboardist)
Keys of creation (Hawaii tour 2009 with Collie Budz)
Kyng Arthur ( "Mr.Master" cd 2004, " Prisoner of the Flesh" cd produced/bass by Fully Fullwood 2004 Reggae Album of the year at the OC Music Awards.)
Legalizer ( Ventura,Ca. #1 reggae dance-hall band)
Nick Magnus ( British keyboard player/songwriter/composer/arranger/producer for Genesis's ex-guitarist Steve Hackett )
MAJEK FASHEK (African reggae-rock super star "Little Patience" CD 2005 Tours 1998-2005)
Carl McGregor
MYKA NYNE aka Mikah 9(FreeStyle Fellowship)(Mikah 9 "Citrus Sessions" VOL.1"CD 2006)
NAMM Show 2014
OBRE 4 "CONSCIOUSness"(CD 2007 Mixed by Fully Fullwood)
Johnny Osbourne(Tours 2001-2005)
Twiston Palma(Tours 2001-2002)
Beth Preston (Inside Fire" CD 2009,"White Butterfly,Black Crow" (Featuring Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd) CD 2014
Princess Cruises
ProgWest(2002)
Rankin' Joe
Jean Ristori (French engineer,Producer)
Coco Roussel (renowned French drumme for Happy The Man)
Sapadilla("Hop On De Good Foot" CD 1992)
Sammy Dread
SCIENTIST("DUB 911"CD 2006 Nature Sounds ( dub engineer pioneer )
Seal Beach Comedy Cable Show(1986-87 Music Director & House Band)
Sister Nancy( Tours 2002)
Sojie "Rise Up,Native People " CD 2013 http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sojie (Produced/Mix/Bass by Fully Fullwood)
The Specs ( Los Angeles renowned ska band " California Ska Quake" CD 1992 )
Star Party Cruises Reggae Boat Parties Long Beach
Jon St.James (Stacey Q)
Freddy Studer (renowned Swiss drummer/Percussionist and drummer for OM)
TIPPA IRIE ( British Grammy nominated legendary MC reggae singer sing-jay dance-hall rapper.Tours 2001-2013 )
Dave Wakeling (English Beat)
Martin Zobel (German reggae artist,songwriter)
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Including performances recordings with international African,Hawaiian,Caribbean,European;Swiss & American artists,band leaders and musicians

General Info

Band Members
Dale Hauskins
Artist Name
Dale Hauskins Californian reggae pop fusion lead/rhythm guitarist
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/dalehauskins
Active Since
08/70
Genres
Reggae / Reggae Pop Fusion Jazz-rock Hip-Hop / Reggae,Fusion,Pop,Roots,Jazz-Rock,Progressive Rock

Contact Info

Location
Hermosa Beach+Encinitas, CA