/ DION KERR / dionkeithkerriv@gmail.com / 561-573-7519 /

/ MUSICIAN / COMPOSER / ARRANGER / PRODUCER

Dion Kerr is a multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Delray Beach, FL who currently lives and works between New York and Miami. He has established an extensive body of work that features some of the most inventive and creative musicians of the time. His output spans across multiple genres with a constant emphasis on free improvisation while highlighting distiguishing features in his collaborators. Although his music strives towards new boundaries, there is an underlying sense of humility and honesty ever-present that lends itself to creating a unique but recognizable sound. He has toured and recorded all around the world as a backing artist and a leader to a variety of groups

Has shared the stage/worked with Terrance Blanchard, Roy Hargrove, Martin Bejerano, Jim Black, Brian Lynch, Greg Gisbert, Sammy Figueroa, Johnathan Joseph, Roman Filiu, Ludwig Afonso, Jean Caze, Troy Roberts, Dave Chiverton, El Portal, Rachel Goodrich, Awesome New Republic, Jessica Tonder and many others.

Holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Miami and currently pursuing a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music both on performance scholarships.

12.11.2012

Upcoming Shows

August 23 Miami, FL @ Chat Noir w/Nick Tannura, Jean Caze 9:30-12:30am
August 26 Miami, FL @ The Corner w/Brian Tate Trio 11:00-1:30am
August 31 New York, NY @ tba w/Emmet Cohen
September 6 New York, NY @ tba w/Emmet Cohen
September 8 New York, NY @ tba w/Felipe Lamoglia
October 21 Toronto, Canada @ tba w/Ariel Pocock
October 22 Ottawa, Canada @ tba w/Ariel Pocock
October 24 Montreal, Canada @ Upstairs Jazz Club w/Ariel Pocock
October 25 Quebec, Canada @ Quebec City Jazz Festival w/Ariel Pocock
November 13 Washington DC @ tba w/Antonio Madruga and Harvel Nakundi

12.01.2012

Discography

DION KERR TRIO - IN THE ROOTS (2014)
DION KERR - UPRIGHT BASS / COMPOSITIONS
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KERR / YULSMAN / PARDO / MOELLMAN -DRIED OUT (2014)
DION KERR - DRUMS /  COMPOSITIONS
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RACHEL GOODRICH - BABY NOW WE'RE EVEN (2014)
DION KERR - DRUMS
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EL PORTAL - SLOW GRIND (2014)
DION KERR - DRUMS
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DION KERR TRIO - SELF-PORTRAIT IN PALE BLUE (2013)
DION KERR - UPRIGHT BASS / COMPOSITIONS
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STEVE PARDO / RAINER DAVIES / DION KERR - ALLIGATOR SKIN (2013)
DION KERR - DRUMS / PIANO / COMPOSITIONS
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JELLY - SINGLES (2013)
DION KERR - GUITARS / BASS / DRUMS / ORGANS / VOCALS
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JESSE JACKSON - SELF TITLED (2012)
DION KERR - UPRIGHT BASS

11.09.2011

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