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Dale Hauskins

Progressive | Reggae | Pop
Hermosa Beach, CA

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Dale Hauskins Description/Bio:

A first-generation Californian freckled lead-rhythm GUITARIST,singer & songwriter;a 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).

Based in Los Angeles & San Diego SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.


Father Dan Evan Hauskins(Chief Petty Officer CMM US Navy World War I & II Born July 1900-Died 1976).

 Dale,alone found his father dead of a heart attack on his very last day of high school just before graduating.Father and son were very very close,did everything together as a youth...

Dale's father bought 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 2003-2015.).

 After graduating EL RANCHO High School in Pico Rivera,(11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles County basin.),California,
Dale packed his Gibson L6S guitar,Marshall,Echoplex and set off to London England;and its burgeoning prog/fusion scene.
He haunted jam sessions at London's Rod Argent's famed keyboard shop,and had struck up friendships with Brand X's Robin Lumley,and Peter Gabriel.Playing a couple years in many different English Jazz-rock,space-rock and progressive rock bands.

At the age of 23 Dale 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 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;(a renowned label that was created by the Philips and/or Polygram group specializing in progressive rock music.Vertigo Records was the name Philips Records chose in the sixties for its record label to counter the progressive labels of its rivals EMI.Philips/Vertigo record label was founded by Dutch electronics giant Philips.Some of the first artists to be signed included young and modern artists/Bands like Black Sabbath,Gentle Giant,Thin Lizzy,Colosseum,Ramases,Status Quo,Rod Stewart,Nirvana,Uriah Heep.Now part of the Universal Music Group.).

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 Crème de la Crème's REGGAE HIP-HOP,+ ROCK musician community;and with the true creative forces and founders of REGGAE music. A humble down to earth,accentuating the POSITIVE,ambitious creative,OPEN MINDED ACOUSTIC and ELECTRIC guitarist-Musician.Expressive soloing & chords with sheer passionate involvements with which he aproaches REGGAE,JAZZ,HIPHOP,HOUSE MUSIC,FOLK,SOCA,ROCK & SLIDE GUITAR.

 Dale's playing aptitude is very VERSATILE and diverse;and has a very expansive musical appetite.Extensive experience in Europe;Costa Rica & the California Pacific Caribbean scene working along with International artists,musicians(recordings/tours/gigs).DALE was a member of a established SWISS progressive rock group in Switzerland during 1978-1986.(see FLAME DREAM)

 Dale's dream is to be a member of one BAND or work with one ARTIST.


Tours,Discographies & Works

The Alliez ( "the alliez" cd 2008 Maui,Hawaii )
"All Things Swiss" by The Embassy of Switzerland.Music+guitars by Dale Hauskins. on THINK SWISS Swiss Pic Contest
Andre Afram Asmar (Harmonic Emergency CD 2011 Mush Records)
Pato Banton (tours)
Bargain Music ("The Magic Is Over" CD/2003 )
John Wolf Brennan (Irish-Swiss pianist,organist,melodica player,and composer )
Einstein Brown (renowned Trinidadian steel drummer/Singer )
Errol Dunkley
Calypso Rose
Martin Campbell (British reggae singer/artist tours 2001-2013)
Phil Chen ( renowned veterian bassist for Jeff Beck,Rod Stewart,Pete Townshend,The Doors.Prestigious Order of Distinction for contributions to Jamaican music award.)
Carlton "Santa" Davis ( renowned drummer with Ziggy Marley,Soul Syndicate )
the late great Mikey Dread
Majek Fashek (African reggae superstar "Little Patience" 2005 cd )
Flame Dream (legendary progressive rock band from Lucerne Switzerland. 5 LPs Vertigo,Phonogram record label.Produced by John Acock(Producer for Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett ) )
Fully Fullwood ( renowned Jamaican bassist with peter tosh,bob marley,soul syndicate )
wadi gad ( renowned drummer for Boom Shaka,Don Carlos)
Joe Higgs ( THE father of reggae music. )
Humble Soul (Hawaiian reggae artist, "Jah Love Supreme" 2006 cd mix by scientist )
Jah Mex ( Dana Point,Orange County reggae artist "Firm Soundation" CD 2009 produced/bass by fully fullwood "Mind Food" CD Family Vbz 2007. )

Jon St. James(songwriter,composer,producer,engineer for Stacey Q,Starforce 1 LP 1981)
Jesus Wore Dickies ( "Friends of Jesus " cd 2007 Skunk records )
Smoothie Jones and Red X
Remi Kabaka(Nigerian drummer/percussionist for Rolling Stones,Ginger Baker,Steve Winwood,Hugh Masekela)

Keys of creation (Hawaii tour 2009 with Collie Budz)
Kontiki (2004 reggae album of the year Hawaiian music award winner "Stand Tall" cd 2006 )
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's #1 reggae band)

Nick Magnus ( British keyboard player/songwriter/composer/arranger/producer .for Genesis's ex-guitarist Steve Hackett)
Marty Dread ( Maui,Hawaii's "Reggae Ambassador" "Upcountry Boy" CD 2013)
NAMM show 2014
Myka Nyne (freestyle fellowship,project blowed,haiku d'etat,westcoast LA rapper pioneer "Citrus Sessions" cd 2008)
Johnny Osbourne (Tours)
OBRE 4 "CONSCIOUSness"(Ghana reggae artist CD 2007 Mixed by Fully Fullwood)
Triston Palmer (Tours)
Beth Preston " Inside Fire" CD 2009 ,"White Butterfly,Black Crow" (Featuring Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd) CD 2014
Princess Cruises
Rankin' Joe(Tours)
                                                                                                                                                                                     Sonny Romero "Liberty" 2014 Crocodile Records of North County San Diego Roots Reggae group RAIZ MUZIK.Produced/Mix/Bass by Fully Fullwood.)
Sammy Dread
Sapadilla ("hop on the good foot" cd 1992 )
Sawdust Festival Laguna Beach,Ca.
Scientist "DUB 911" 2004 mix by Scientist (Dub engineer pioneer )
Scotty Coats
Skunk Records
Sojie "Rise Up,Native People " CD 2013 (Produced/Mix/Bass by Fully Fullwood)
The Specs ( Los Angeles renowned ska band "California Ska Quake" CD 1992 "Changes to the Few" CD 1995 

Star Party Cruises Reggae Boat Parties Long Beach,Ca.
Tippa Irie ( British Grammy nominated legendary MC reggae singer sing-jay dance-hall rapper.Tours 2001-2013 )
Dave Wakeling (English Beat)
Wes The Mes (Dana Point,Orange County Producer/remixer


Including performances recordings with international African,Hawaiian,Caribbean,European;Swiss & American artists,band leaders and musicians.

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"Pride will ruin people,but those who are humble will be honored" Proverbs 29:23

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7/25 Malarkey's Grill  
3/21 Deer Lodge 
11/12 Priority Public House 
10/27 The Beach House 
10/20 The Beach House 
10/13 The Beach House 
10/6 The Beach House 
9/29 The Beach House 
9/28 Moe's Alley 
9/22 The Beach House 

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