In 1992, Kathleen ‘Kat’ Dyson and her band Colour Kommentary hosted a spectacular Blues summit in Montreal. Featuring some of the greatest Blues legends, the evening culminated in an unforgettable final jam session with Buddy Guy, Johnnie Johnson, Mick Taylor and the late John Campbell. While in Montreal, Kat served also as a charter member of the world renowned Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir and is a featured soloist on many of their albums.
Kat has toured the world as featured guitarist and vocalist with Warner Brothers recording artist Colin James. It was Colin James whose Bad Habits World Tour gave Kat the opportunity to play alongside such great artists as Mavis Staples, Jimmy Vaughn, B.B. King, French rock idol Johnny Hallyday and perform at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal.
She also toured extensively with Donny Osmond from 2000-2004.Recently,she just completed over 200 shows with Italian rock artist ZUCCHERO on the highly acclaimed FLY TOUR 2007 and ALL THE BEST TOUR 2008. Both projects have generated successful concert DVD’s.
Kat’s studio work includes sessions for such artists as Cyndi Lauper, Ziggy Marley, Keb Mo, Sheila E., Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Mick Jagger, Jeff Healey and Gowan, as well as working with Paul Shaffer and members of the CBS Orchestra, Jamaican producers Sly and Robbie, Cat Cooer of Third World, Epic recording artist Patra, Odetta and Bernie Worrell (Parliament Funkadelic).
Since 1998, Ms.Dyson has also been a fixture in such talk-show house bands as The Wayne Brady Show, The Donny & Marie Show and The Magic Hour, with Sheila E.
In addition to releasing her EP “Color Kommentary”, she continues to compose music for television and film and is collaborating and recording with C.O.E.D., an all female collective featuring Sheila E and Rhonda Smith.