Dannis Winston is fast becoming one of the most sought-after talents in the event industry. Winston is a composer, arranger, classically trained vocalist and multi-instrumentalist with close to a decades worth of professional experience in the entertainment industry. Through the private event industry, he has toured the world performing alongside legends like Dionne Warwick, Patti L’abelle, Paul Simon, Diana Krall, Aretha Franklin and his mentor jazz and pop legend Jean Carne. He has also collaborated with contemporary artists within the private industry Wyclef Jean, and Allen Stone.
The journey began in 2012 when Winston decided to focus his creative energy on the live private event industry. Currently, at the age of 27; Winston has already established 8 uber-popular bands that he serves as bandleader for in the Northeast market (NYC tr-state area, DMV, PA, MA) and South Florida. They configure between 3-14 pieces depending on what the event calls for. Comprised of a cross-section of some of today’s most talented young musicians, Winston’s bands have an astonishingly broad repertoire. His bands have been featured with major event industry players like David Tutera, Preston Bailey, and Marcy Blum. Notable Corporate clients include: Johnson & Johnson, Rockerfeller Center Gardens, Friends on the Hudson, Footlocker, The Georgian Embassy & NBC.