Dana Rice is a singer/songwriter, music educator and creative talent for stage and screen. Dana has been called a Renaissance Woman due to her wide range of experiences and interests. In addition to her work in the arts, Dana has a BS in Chemistry from Jackson State University. She is also an ordained minister with a Master of Divinity from The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA.
Dana is a member of the Recording Academy having released over 15 singles and albums with a soul/pop/gospel flavor. Her musical gifts have also taken her beyond the stage. She is featured playing piano on the HBO Series Watchmen Episode 6 with Regina King and Louis Gossett, Jr.
Her latest album, "Affirmations" is 18 minutes of self care wrapped in spoken soul and velvet vocals putting the focus on YOU, the listener. It's like a mental vitamin to start and end your day. so add it to all your motivational playlists NOW!
When you need to calm your soul and just “chill”, that’s a good time to click on a Dana Rice song. Her songs and soulful singing give you that comforting feeling of finally being home.
Dana has performed her music throughout the US and has toured Japan where she performed and taught music workshops. Her next tour is scheduled for Costa Rica in 2023 culminating in Kenya in 2024.
One of the highlights of her career is working with the next generation of singers. She has been a guest clinician with the Gospel Music Workshop Of America's children's choir and has nurtured numerous young musicians through Dana Rice Music's FAME Studio where she teaches in Metro Atlanta, GA. Her students have performed in prestigious venues throughout the city and surrounding areas and have been featured in music videos, commercials, film, and professional sound recordings.
So sit back, relax and let Dana’s message and her music breathe so you can experience what’s going on inside your soul. From Gospel to Jazz, Motown to Neo Soul; there are so many artists whose music is interwoven into the tapestry of Dana’s music; Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Sam Cooke, Patti LaBelle, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Ella Fitzgerald.
On any given day you will find her writing songs, singing songs, playing the piano and teaching others how to do the same through piano/voice lessons.
Here's what people are saying about Dana Rice:
"Very pleasing voice and delivery!" - Johnnie Walker, President and Founder of Women Who Jam and National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment.
Dana is also the author of several books including "A Half Truth Equals A Whole Lie: Practical Tips and Words of Wisdom Grandma Used To Say For Creatives" and "31 Affirmations For Singers With Big Dreams"
Dana is married to Damian Rice, her biggest supporter. They have been married 27 years and have a son and daughter who are both artists as well.
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