Southern-born guitarist/vocalist Kat Dyson relocated to Los Angeles from Montreal via Minneapolis where she was a featured guitarist & vocalist with Prince as a member of the New Power Generation. Her contributions to this musical alliance can be heard on the recordings: Emancipation, The Truth and Newpowersoul.
Along the way, she has performed with renowned artists including Cyndi Lauper, Natalie Cole, Ivan Neville, Donny Osmond, rap artist T.I., Seal, Sheila E.,Joi, George Clinton and the P-Funk AllStars, Musique Soulchild, Phoebe Snow, Res, The Winans, Mary Mary, Yolanda Adams, Big Mamma Thornton, Ben E. King, Bo Diddley, Odetta, Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir, Celine Dion and many others. KatDyson
Her studio work includes sessions for Keb Mo’, Ziggy Marley, Sheila E., Dave Stewart, Mick Jagger, Jeff Healey, Jamaican producers Sly and Robbie, Cat Cooer of Third World and Bernie Worrell. Before joining forces with Prince, Ms. Dyson was a contributing guitarist and vocalist on the multi-platinum Cyndi Lauper greatest hits album, “12 Deadly Cyns”, along with ‘Sisters of Avalon”, ”At Last” and “The Body Acoustic. 
Since 1998, Ms. Dyson has also been a fixture on such talk-show house bands as The Wayne Brady Show, The Donny & Marie Show and The Magic Hour with Sheila E.
She tours with Italian rock artist ZUCCHERO, and is a member of the rock trio, CHALLENGE with T.M.Stevens and Cindy Blackman-Santana. She also continues to be a go-to guitarist playing for Black Rock Coalition events such as THE BRC all female orchestra. In addition to releasing her EP ‘COLOUR KOMMENTARY, she continues composing music for television and film in Los Angeles.
In the May 2017 edition of Guitar Player, she made the 50 Sensational Female Guitarist List and is included in the compilation SHE ROCKS, VOL.1 on FAVORITE NATIONS RECORDS, Steve Vai’s label.
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