Artist: Leesila Dawkins
Album: Dreamer’s Lounge
Genre: Vocal Jazz
Quality: mp3, 320 kbps
Feeling Good (feat. Walter Beasley)
Prelude to a Kiss
My Funny Valentine
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You (feat. Charlie Austin & Rubim De Toledo)
More Than You Know
God Bless the Child
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Georgia on My Mind
Summertime Jam (feat. Charlie Austin, Rubim De Toledo & Sandro Dominelli)
Moon River (feat. Audrey Ochoa)
Dreamer’s Lounge birthed from a dream to sing and record the beautiful Jazz ballads of the American Songbook. Leesila Dawkins, a music teacher, wife and mother of two boys, longed to fulfill this dream and share her gift.
Leesila’s love of Jazz began in Vocal Jazz ensembles in high school and throughout university. Leesila performed at jam sessions at the local “Yardbird Suite” in Edmonton and completed training at the Stanford Vocal Jazz Residency in California.
The classic selections in Dreamer’s Lounge exemplify Leesila’s smooth, authentic, warm and captivating sound which draw emotion and bring connection. Leesila’s vocals will touch your soul with her power and grace.
Leesila Dawkins is accompanied by a stellar Jazz trio with Charlie Austin on piano, Rubim de Toledo on bass, Sandro Dominelli on drums, featuring Walter Beasley on saxophone and Audrey Ochoa on trombone. Sandro Dominelli mixed, mastered and produced the album. Dreamer’s Lounge was recorded at Edmontone by Owen Hamilton and additional tracking at Dominelli Studios.
Charlie Austin says, “Leesila is a bright shining light of a personality who deeply understands the value of a positive outlook! The same light that shines out of her eyes is expressed in her beautiful voice and her personal insight into every lyric she sings. Leesila sings from the heart and truly raises the self esteem of anyone who listens to her perform.”