Catherine Taylor Dawson
Catherine sang her first song in public aged 2yrs old and hasn't stopped entertaining since !! ... With boundless energy for her art music has taken Catherine all over the world from performing at prestigious parties along the Cote D’azur to entertaining for birthday celebrations in St Barths & latterly performing, writing and recording in Ibiza. Following a scholarship from Lord Lloyd Webber at 'Arts Educational London Schools' her passion for singing & creativity found her on the path of recording. Her recording journey started in Sarmwest Studios Notting Hill, with Johnny Douglas’ production team where occasionally she would enjoy the company of George Michael whilst working on an original project called ‘Wild Flower’. Catherine performed regularly during this time on the London's hot music circuit in venues such as The Pigalle Club in Piccadilly Circus, The Half Moon in Putney a well loved singer songwriter haunt & The Caberet Club & 2TooMuch in Soho to name a few... Catherine flew straight to Barcelona to fill her boots with the passion and excitement of Spanish music & culture, jamming & entertaining in the Plazas & writing new material. Catherine gained gigs and a radio show slot on Radio Carmel, Barcelona featuring her original music. London 2005 Catherine met Rainbow George and joined a motley crew to make a stand against the politicians with an original song called ‘You People’ written by Ben Reel ... which somehow lead to her standing for election & singing at the Cardiff count & outside the courts in Belfast!!! ‘Make politicians history!’ ... Catherine is still inspiring togetherness and humanitarian messages, though outside of politics. She is proud to have featured in is the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup Anthem called ‘Wayo Wayo featuring artists from different corners of the world Jahmiel (Jamaica), Catherine Taylor Dawson (UK), Simba Diallo (NZ), Khayelitsha United Mambazo (South Africa) and SANAM - The Band (India). Bringing good vibes & cultures together. Her own humanitarian love song was released earlier on this year alongside a powerful & moving video. ‘We are all just human’ is a song about non judgement and togetherness. With such a strong humanitarian message for the times this song is all set for 'Playing for Change'. 'Beautiful' is next for release, vibrating a colourful blend of jazzy-funky-roots with soulful vocals & abundant CTD harmonies. This song is a positive manifestation for self love. Trax Records, Chicago is also set for an exciting release. A collaboration with her brother Ashley Taylor Dawson (instagram 80D) , NY rap artist Lord KCB & DJ/ Producer Lempo and Emma Claire. It is called ‘Cheeky Sound’ and it’s a fun one, get your dancing shoes on!! :-) Further recording work and performance collaborations so far include performances with Lee Ryan, Patrick Alan, Miss Baby 2 Sol, Ronnie Carroll, Dougie James, Billy Franks, Angie Brown, Eddie Jordan, Sarah Harding. Recording collaborations with Johnny Douglas, Benny D, Jamie T, Ratpack, Baby D, N - Trance, Vula -Basement Jaxx, Benny D Masa, Ashley Taylor Dawson, Lord KCB, Lempo, Wayne Donnelly aka Squad-E, . 'Scorcio Sample Replay, Barcelona' commissioned work to recreate the vocal performances of established artists for use on European remixes and adverts. Radio show work includes Radio Carmel of Barcelona, Geoff Schumman Show BBC4, BFBS radio performing her original music and latterly an interview with Lucite Radio in Argentina promoting her recent release ‘We are all Just Human’. Charity work includes numerous performances at London's Comedy Store in aid of Help for Hero's and Cancer Research, performing alongside the likes of Jack Whitehall and Billy Franks. Teaching singing/guitar and songwriting work with young people including for a Anti- Bullying Campaign taking the song through to be performed live on Cheshire Radio along with an interview. In most recent years Catherine has delighted in teaching and then holding Charity mini mic events - open mic for young people. Ibiza... Since moving to Ibiza in 2017 Catherine has a much deeper understanding and respect for vibration, language and present moment power. Living closer to nature and being at one with the spiritual community in Ibiza has gifted Catherine greatly. She has a deeper sense of purpose with her musical mission which is to inspire, heal, motivate and empower! It is with this excitement and fire in her belly she shares her music.