Dechen Hawk Bio:
Rocked to sleep as a child to Stevie Wonder, Dechen Hawk's music ranges from beautiful ballads to serious backbeat funk. For the past 15 years he has performed locally and nationally and shared billing with such legends as Bruce Hornsby, Leon Russell, R.E.M., Ty Burhoe, and the Fun Lovin' Criminals. A 2009 graduate of Naropa University, he studied with Bill Douglas, Art Lande, and Janet Feder. Music credits for television/film/radio include the Swedish documentary "No Artificial Anything", reality TV's "What's Your Problem", the indie film "Don Juan's Diary", and KGNU radio's "Jazz & Beyond". Dechen was a finalist at the 2003 NCSC Songwriter's Competition and his newly formed neo-soul/pop-noir project 'Dechen Hawk & A Murder of Prose' highlights the songwriter's talents. Dechen Hawk also has residency, hosting the illustrious monday night open mic at Johnny's Cigar Bar. And he's the booking manager for the renowned Laughing Goat Artisan Coffee Shop, Bar & Venue.