DREION & Legacy James Brown Tribute
Da’Dreion Murrell is a vocalist, songwriter, and performing artist from Omaha, Nebraska. He currently is a student at Berklee College of Music as a Songwriting Major with a minor in Africana Studies who balances his academic and performing life while also being a husband and a father.
Dreion’s goal is to influence and inspire generations internationally through performance. His vision is to create music that makes the listener feel good, while also imparting a message of inspiration and hope. His music can be described as a combination of gospel, soul, funk, and R&B, taking inspiration from Prince, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Percy Baby, Smokie Norful, Daryl Coley, Kim Burrell, The Clark Sisters and many more.
As an audience member at one of Dreion’s live performances, one can expect to be guided on a journey through the good, the bad, and the indifferent parts of life. The soul and emotions he embodies on stage are the products of the unique experiences Dreion has faced throughout his life, and allow him to reveal who he truly is to his audience.
Dreion is a recipient of both the Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship and the Warren & Susan Buffett Scholarship (full cost of attendance awards for outstanding academic excellence). Dreion has had the privilege of performing at many venues including the Boston Boy and Girls Club, College World Series, Gillette Stadium, and the legendary Grand Ole Opry.
See also Funk Category