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Bassist, Percussionist, Singer and Composer

Artist and Bandleader

Percussionist, bassist and singer-songwriter Dawn Drake leads her Tropical Pop ensemble ZapOte, which breaks down cultural barriers by incorporating everything from Cuban Timba to Brazilian samba and Funk into a soul-shaking mix. Deep bass grooves and swinging horn lines provide a danceable backdrop for Drake’s socially conscious lyrics, which impart messages of universal consciousness, empowerment, and compassion.

 

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Nightshade

Dawn Drake & ZapOte

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The Darker side of ZapOTe

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