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 TI, Seal, Sheila E, Joi, George Clinton & The P-Funk AllStars, Bo Diddley, Celine Dion and many others.
Her studio work includes sessions for Keb Mo’, Ziggy Marley, Dave Stewart, Mick Jagger, and Sly & Robbie. 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 Zucherro, 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.
She has also been feature in Guitar Player magazine’s “50 Sensational Female Guitarists” list and is included in the compilation SHE ROCKS, VOL.1 on Favorite Nations Records (Steve Vai’s label).