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A Sonic Conceptualist Artist, Abby Dobson’s sound is the alchemy of R&B/Soul, jazz, classic pop, classical, gospel, blues and folk, forging a gem that erases musical boundaries. Abby has performed at legendary venues such as S.O.B's, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, The Apollo Theater, Joe's Pub, Blue Note Jazz Club, and The Tonight Show (Jay Leno) - all to rave reviews. Abby won BlackPlanet.com's Soul Beach Music Festival's First Annual Competition and was featured in GIANT Magazine's September 2009 issue as an artist to watch. She was featured three times as a singer/songwriter at the New York Songwriter's Circle and was a finalist in the R&B category of the John Lennon Song Writing Competition for her song "Deeply," which was featured on television shows "The Shield,” "Jack & Jill" and "Any Day Now." Abby has also lent backing vocals to artists ranging from John Legend to Talib Kweli. Accompanied by her band or acoustic ensemble, Abby has opened concerts for Rahsaan Patterson, Ledisi, Dwele, Chrisette Michele, Floetry, Kindred, N’Dambi and Leela James. Abby performs with Burnt Sugar: The Arkestra Chamber, a 20-plus member ensemble known for improvisatory orchestral performances that combine all manner of vocal, instrumental and electronic music, led by founder and conductor Greg Tate. Abby also performs with Dr. Guy’s Musiqology, a Philadelphia based band led by pianist and composer Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.

Abby Dobson is the 2016 Artist-in-Residence with the African American Policy Forum (AAPF), co-founded by legal scholar and activist Kimberlé Crenshaw. Abby received a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College with a double major in Political Science and History. A recording artist and culture worker-producer, Abby’s debut CD, "Sleeping Beauty: You Are the One You Have Been Waiting On”, was released in 2010 on her independent record label, LadyBraveBirdMusic, to glowing reviews. Abby performed in the inaugural Blue Note Jazz Festival in 2011 opening for Gregory Porter. Featured on Talib Kweli's 2013 album, "Prisoner of Conscious,” on "Before He Walked," Abby Dobson appeared on The Tonight (Jay Leno) Show alongside Kweli in 2013. Featured on Kweli’s 2014 album “Gravitas” on “State of Grace”, Abby was also nominated for a 2014 BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Song.

Abby credits her lived experiences as a performing, recording and touring artist with sparking a deep hunger for and interest in scholarship that speaks to the experiences of Black female artists as culture workers and knowledge producers in the music industry and media. Abby is also an independent scholar whose research interests focus primarily on the intersections of race, gender and class in the imagination, consumption, production, promotion and distribution of music and the impact of those intersections on citizenship in the U.S. Passionate about using music as a tool for empathy cultivation, Abby creates music to inspire audiences to both reflect on the world in which we live and to engage in action to promote transformative social change. Abby creates music to privilege black female voices and highlight the human condition.

Abby is also committed to shining her artistic light – having volunteered in service of programs such as Upward Bound, The Brotherhood SisterSol, Bronx Community College and The Lower Eastside Girl’s Club. Abby currently volunteers with the National Organization for Women, NYC Chapter’s Activist Alliance serving as a member of its Intersectionality Committee. Abby also conducts workshops as a Teaching Artist with Crossing Point Arts to help bring the healing power of music to women and girls who are survivors of human trafficking. Abby Dobson is currently wrapping up recording for “Sister Outsider”, the highly anticipated follow up to her debut album, slated for release in 2016. Ultimately, Abby hopes to move you through the power of music.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Abby Dobson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Abby Dobson for your next private or corporate function.
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Abby Dobson

Sonic Conceptual Artist

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Abby Dobson Biography

A Sonic Conceptualist Artist, Abby Dobson’s sound is the alchemy of R&B/Soul, jazz, classic pop, classical, gospel, blues and folk, forging a gem that erases musical boundaries. Abby has performed at legendary venues such as S.O.B's, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, The Apollo Theater, Joe's Pub, Blue Note Jazz Club, and The Tonight Show (Jay Leno) - all to rave reviews. Abby won BlackPlanet.com's Soul Beach Music Festival's First Annual Competition and was featured in GIANT Magazine's September 2009 issue as an artist to watch. She was featured three times as a singer/songwriter at the New York Songwriter's Circle and was a finalist in the R&B category of the John Lennon Song Writing Competition for her song "Deeply," which was featured on television shows "The Shield,” "Jack & Jill" and "Any Day Now." Abby has also lent backing vocals to artists ranging from John Legend to Talib Kweli. Accompanied by her band or acoustic ensemble, Abby has opened concerts for Rahsaan Patterson, Ledisi, Dwele, Chrisette Michele, Floetry, Kindred, N’Dambi and Leela James. Abby performs with Burnt Sugar: The Arkestra Chamber, a 20-plus member ensemble known for improvisatory orchestral performances that combine all manner of vocal, instrumental and electronic music, led by founder and conductor Greg Tate. Abby also performs with Dr. Guy’s Musiqology, a Philadelphia based band led by pianist and composer Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.

Abby Dobson is the 2016 Artist-in-Residence with the African American Policy Forum (AAPF), co-founded by legal scholar and activist Kimberlé Crenshaw. Abby received a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College with a double major in Political Science and History. A recording artist and culture worker-producer, Abby’s debut CD, "Sleeping Beauty: You Are the One You Have Been Waiting On”, was released in 2010 on her independent record label, LadyBraveBirdMusic, to glowing reviews. Abby performed in the inaugural Blue Note Jazz Festival in 2011 opening for Gregory Porter. Featured on Talib Kweli's 2013 album, "Prisoner of Conscious,” on "Before He Walked," Abby Dobson appeared on The Tonight (Jay Leno) Show alongside Kweli in 2013. Featured on Kweli’s 2014 album “Gravitas” on “State of Grace”, Abby was also nominated for a 2014 BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Song.

Abby credits her lived experiences as a performing, recording and touring artist with sparking a deep hunger for and interest in scholarship that speaks to the experiences of Black female artists as culture workers and knowledge producers in the music industry and media. Abby is also an independent scholar whose research interests focus primarily on the intersections of race, gender and class in the imagination, consumption, production, promotion and distribution of music and the impact of those intersections on citizenship in the U.S. Passionate about using music as a tool for empathy cultivation, Abby creates music to inspire audiences to both reflect on the world in which we live and to engage in action to promote transformative social change. Abby creates music to privilege black female voices and highlight the human condition.

Abby is also committed to shining her artistic light – having volunteered in service of programs such as Upward Bound, The Brotherhood SisterSol, Bronx Community College and The Lower Eastside Girl’s Club. Abby currently volunteers with the National Organization for Women, NYC Chapter’s Activist Alliance serving as a member of its Intersectionality Committee. Abby also conducts workshops as a Teaching Artist with Crossing Point Arts to help bring the healing power of music to women and girls who are survivors of human trafficking. Abby Dobson is currently wrapping up recording for “Sister Outsider”, the highly anticipated follow up to her debut album, slated for release in 2016. Ultimately, Abby hopes to move you through the power of music.

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  • How to book Abby Dobson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Abby Dobson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Abby Dobson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Abby Dobson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Abby Dobson?

    Booking fees for Abby Dobson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Abby Dobson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Abby Dobson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Abby Dobson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Abby Dobson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Abby Dobson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Abby Dobson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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