Guitar ability: Beginner
Rapping ability: Expert
Bass Guitar ability: Beginner
Composer ability: Beginner
Drumming ability: Intermediate
Producer ability: Expert
Keyboard ability: Intermediate
Engineer ability: Expert
Vocal ability: Beginner
D.J ability: Expert
Influences: Michael Jackson, Busta Rhymes, Dennis Brown, Third World, Bob Marley
The Trinity Band are essentially an Urban Band, but due to the diverse influences and varied musical tastes refuse to be ‘pigeon-holed’ to one particular genre. They are about creating a musical experience like no other and play as one’ yet each section of the band stands out in their own right!
They band came together through a mutual respect for each others talents and a desire to make exceptional music that crosses genres, boundaries and brings audiences together, formed in 2006 the guys decided to take something that was a hobby and in 2010 decided to take things seriously.
The Trinity Band is a five piece band who often surprise people because they do not fit the musical stereotype that people expect of them. Their live vibrant music is about creating positivity and appeals to a wide variety of culture and ages.
Type of Act:
Craig Dawkins, Keyboard
James Dawkins, Drums
Pete Sharpe, Bass
Dwaine Hayden, Singer
Obe (Rukus) Watson, Rapper
Each member has individual influences for their own instruments and talents, including Busta Rhymes, Michael Jackson, Beth Ditto, Buddy Strong (Keyboard) and Gerald Hayward (Drums) Andre Crouch, Quincy Jones, George Benson, Paul Jackson, Shalamar to Teddy Riley, Dr Dre and Timberland, to name a few..
They have an impressive individual and collective repertoire, and have worked with many of the music industry greats. Highlights include (but are not limited to) Tours with Mark Ronson / Jay Z, Sway, I Love Live and Residences at The Sugar Shack. They have also performed internationally in locations from Rotterdam to Dubai had a 2 hour broadcast in their honour aired Live on BBC Radio 1xtra. They have also performed at Kensington Palace as part of the Princes Youth Trust ambassadors concert to an elite crowd featuring the likes of Prince Charles, Lemar, Jools Holland, Brian May, Jamelia etc.
Having recently competed and beat thousands of hopefuls to the become the last 15 semi finalists in Sky 1s National talent competition Must be the music, They have amassed a wealth of experience which is apparent through their high energy and polished live performances. Having released their ‘Catchy’ Single ‘This Must Be Love’ which peaked at number 43 (ITunes Pop Charts) they have continued to stay hard working, ambitious, highly motivated and they have surprisingly managed to remain humble. They are chasing the dream in order to become the best within their field. The Trinatronic sound is forever evolving, it stays fresh and engages any audiences.
“That was impressive… the energy, the swagga was live, the playing ability was wicked as well”
DIZZY RASCAL (Brit, NME and Mercury award winner)
“Guys really well rehearsed band.. Sounded good and you entertained this audience”
SHARLEEN SPITERI (Chart Topping Singer/Songwriter Texas)
“It’s still really tight, but there’s a lot of passion and energy, It doesn’t feel like soulless tightness” JAMIE CALLUM (Multiple award-winning singer and pianist)
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