With his unique finger style and soulful earthy vocals, Dean Haitani draws inspiration from blues & roots music, and his love of funk and old school R&B rhythms.

An accomplished guitarist/singer/songwriter, over the last 20 years Dean has toured the US, UK & Europe and is now hitting the East Coast promoting his NEW album. ‘Live At Charlie’s” His unique sound comes from his experimentation with the technical, his ability to cross many musical genres and his songs are from the heart with stories from life on the road and a real sense of compassion for humanity.

Dean’s has honed the craft of both acoustic & electric guitar and his dynamic live performance comprises of foot percussion, a variety of guitars (running octave, delay, distortion, phaser & wah effects) vocals & harmonica.

Here is a list of Dean’s achievements to date……………

*Induction in to Australian Blues Hall of Fame
*Finalist for Sony BMG songwriting competition
*Australia tour guitarist for UK blues artist: Kyla Brox
*Guitarist for Tania & Fiona Kernaghan Kernaghan
*Vic/Tas Blues Awards
*Frankston Guitar Festival
*Bay Of Islands Blues Festival
*Bridgetown Blues Festival
*Bruthen Blues Festival
*Great Southern Blues & Rockabilly Festival
*Support for Ian Moss, Dutch Tilders, The Choir Boys, Steedy Eddy
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