Despite her small stature, this powerhouse performer will surprise you with the strength and precision of her vocals. Exuding a wonderful stage presence, Dawn Alexis commands her three-octave range with a remarkable agility and an unfailing sense of swing.
Born the fifth of seven children, Dawn Alexis Suchoboki began her professional career fresh out of high school with 3 years of full time work in musical revue and improvised comedy, performing popular tunes such as “Lion Sleeps Tonight”, “Proud Mary” (Tina Turner), “Midnight Train To Georgia”, and several Aretha Franklin greats (“Chain of Fools”, “Think”, “Respect”, “House that Jack Built”). As a triple threat, she quickly became an in-demand performer, sought after for her powerful vocal performances, comedic timing, and skill as a dancer and choreographer. In a professional career that spans over 17 years, Dawn has delivered unforgettable renditions of songs in all styles of music and toured extensively in mid and western Canada.
by Cindy McLeod, JazzElements.com
Canadian Jazz Vocal Debut CD Reviews
There’s no doubt this woman can sing, there’s power, dimension, confidence and a whole lotta talent here. Her voice is full-throated and robust, with bang-on pitch and a big range. Showing great control yet with emotional abandon, Alexis is a natural, convincing vocalist who can deliver a song.
Some tunes fit into that indescribable vein that someone like Tom Waits would occupy, other parts sit in a pop/rock vein. Still other enter the world of broadway, or a production show with a playful side
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