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Dana Brenklin

Location:
Inglewood, CA, U.S.A.
Postal code:
90301
Genre:
R&B, Soul, Neo-soul
Members:
Dana Brenklin
Influences:
Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson
Website:
http://danabrenklin.com

Bio

Dana Brenklin is a fiery, rich, bluesy and as she has been told, "stone, stand up singer". R&B/Soul is her chosen genre, but this singer can and has sang, pop, rock, country and gospel delivering to the crowds amazement and pleasure every time. Dana is an actress, lyricist, poet, recording engineer and two time editor's choice award winner. Dana started singing in church. Dana sang her first s
olo when she was 4 years old at the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, CA. In high school as a member of the world renowned Crenshaw High School Elite Choir she was able to appear along with the choir on "The Arsenio Hall Show", "Comic Relief", the "Lou Rawls Parade of Stars Telethon" , starring Lou Rawls, record with Rick James and appear on a variety show with Whoopi Goldberg. Dana also toured Nice, France performing in the French Mardi Gras in 1992 and 1993, toured Jamaica and performed at Disney World in 1991 and 1992 along with her high school choir. Upon graduating from high school, Dana started to pursue her dream of sharing her singing talent and at the tender age of 19 Dana recorded her first demo and was led to an a&r rep. at MCA records and was told that her music and sound were great and to come back with more material. upon returning to MCA she did not find that same rep. and that opportunity fell through, but that did not stop this young talented singer. Dana starting participating in open mics at places such as the World famous Lighthouse, The Universal Bar and Grill, pleasing the crowd by covering music by greats such as Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston. In 1995 Dana, still working toward her dreams was cast as an extra in the feature film "Virtuosity", starring Denzel Washington. Dana has also appeared on television as a solo artist, one such credit being The Unlimited Break Talent Show that aired on cable televisions network T.V. One and was also the opening act for St. Joseph's Annual Church Carnival for 10 consecutive years. In 2003 Dana Brenklin along with other students from The Los Angeles Recording School were invited to Michael Jackson's Neverland Valley Ranch to do volunteer stage work. Dana has tons of material. Dana is also a dancer who participates in flash mobs and has appeared, along side other dancers on such variety shows as "Mobbed". In 2010 Dana appeared as an extra in the late, great Michael Jackson's music video "Hold My Hand", featuring Akon. In recent years Dana has sang background for Rowe Records' gospel sensation Carla B, made it to the third round of The 2012-2013 season of the Xfactor auditions and was cast as a background actor in the hit television series, "Sons of Anarchy". Dana has also just released a single, "Gone" on itunes and in June of 2012 performed at The World Famous Viper Room in West Hollywood, CA. Dana has just added another title to her long list of talents as she can now be heard on her weekly radio show at KCLA via the web and she is available for touring and recording sessions. As you can see she has many years of experience in this business and you will not be disappointed when you hire Ms. Brenklin to work in any of the many fields she is talented in. Dana Brenklin is determined to succeed and Despite illnesses, losses and set backs she is still performing and "stardom" is definitely in her future.