Dante Alston

Acoustic Guitar, R&B Guitar

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Born in Washington D.C., R&B Guitarist and Songwriter Dante Alston was known to have a penchant for melodies at a young age. With no formal training, Alston is entirely self-taught on guitar and composes many of his own instrumentals. Inspired by artists such as John Mayer and Ms. Lauryn Hill, his signature melodic acoustic approach can be found at the root of much of his music.

“Making music is more than just an expression of art for me,” says Alston, “...it’s almost like a form of therapy so I’m very protective of who’s involved in the writing and production process. Usually it’s just myself and an engineer... So I can appreciate the sensitivity of being invited to play on someone else's song, it's really an honor.”

Alston's signature styles merges traditional acoustic arpeggios with an alternative R&B flare.

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12 Reviews

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  1. Review by Wendy J.
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    I'm extremely happy with the tracks that Dante created for me - he's a wonderful musician, and not only fulfilled what I'd requested, but took the songs to the next level (at least). He's also super easy to work with - great communication, and he had my tracks completed sooner than I'd expected. Highly recommended!

  2. Review by Jazmin Carroll
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    Dante is an amazing musician and highly professional. My go to guy for all of my guitar needs!

  3. Review by Christine Curtis
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    I’ve collaborated with Dante on two projects, one currently in the works. Not only is he professional, but he is amazingly talented. He is one of the top guitarist I know and I always go to him first. With nothing more than a few chords and a voice memo, he brought my idea to life. The reviews don’t lie. He’s worth every penny.

  4. Review by Mickey
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    Dante is a pleasure to work with! Talented musician, smooth vocals. Very professional. Highly recommend working with him on your next project.

  5. Review by Faith&Majesty
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    Creative , talented guitarist & singer-songwriter with amazing vocal ability! 🎶

  6. Review by Flortcha Flow
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    I collaborated with this guy on a song and his guitar riff is filthy!!! Do yourself a favor and work with him!

  7. Review by Jolisa
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    All around talented Creative! Awesome guitar player & singer with dope melodies.

  8. Review by Boxx-A-Million
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    Super Dope & talented had a jam session with him a couple years back!!! Keep shinning whoodi!

  9. Review by Jess
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    Creative, dedicated, and hard working. Skilled player and songwriter.

  10. Review by Tomas
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    Great new talent as a guitarist with an original sound and message.

  11. Review by McKinley
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    You won't find a better ear or more creative guitarist and his songwriting is top notch. Just be ready to work. He's a serious artist and will keep working until it's exactly want you envisioned.

  12. Review by Vincent Cuttingham
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    Hard work pays off and this guy is proof.

Interview with Dante Alston

  1. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  2. A: Mickey Shiloh

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: I've been playing guitar for over 10 years as a session guitarist.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Nuemann TLM 49 going into an Apollo Twin Quad Core, recoding a Martin D-28.

  7. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  8. A: Acoustic Guitar Backtracks Songwriting

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GenresSounds Like
  • John Mayer
  • Jason Mraz
  • Jack Johnson
Gear Highlights
  • Nuemann TLM 49
  • Apollo Twin Quad Core
  • Martin D-28
  • Fishman Loudbox Performer
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