Kat Dyson

Kat Dyson

Guitarist / Composer / Vocalist

Southern-born Kat Dyson traversed between Montreal, New York City, Minneapolis, and the City of Angels on a musical journey that lead her to share stages with diverse world-class artists such as Cyndi Lauper, Prince, Sheila E, Nona Hendryx, Divinity Roxx, Natalie Cole, Ivan Neville, Donny Osmond, T.I., Seal, Joi, George Clinton, and the P-Funk All-Stars, Musiq Soulchild, Phoebe Snow, Res, Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir, The Winans, Mary Mary, Yolanda Adams, Big Mama Thornton, Ben E. King, Bo Diddley, Odetta, Mick Jagger, Sarah McLachlan, Buddy Guy, BB King, Chaka Khan, Carlos Santana, Sting, and Stevie Wonder.

In June 2016, she participated in the BET Prince Tribute performance with Sheila E.  Later, in 2018, Kat was a part of Toshi Reagon’s special all-female super band (PowerJam) for AFROPUNK featuring a special appearance by Angela Davis.

Kat has appeared on many television talk shows and award shows.  She has recorded with a wide range of international artists while continuing to compose music for films, documentaries, and television.

She plays with three all-female Jazz/R&B bands; Jazz in the Pink, Hit Like a Girl, and Rock Sugah for the She Rocks Awards at the NAMM show. Kat has also been musical director for Jessica Care Moore’s blockbuster production ‘Black Women Rock’ for many years.

She is currently touring with an all-star funk band lead by Nikki Glaspie, featuring Nigel Hall (Lettuce) and Robert “Sput” Searight, and Dominique Xavier from Ghost-Note.