Dusty Rose has been performing and writing songs since
he was thirteen. Performing
in his home town area of San Francisco as a lead vocalist, he's
opened for bands like Big
Brother, Grateful Dead, Paul Butterfield, and other
The Dusty Rose Band opened many local shows
throughout the 70's and 80's and
performed on WHFS Radio. In the mid 80's, Dusty released
a song he performed
services for as producer and engineer, which was broadcasted on
all the major television
networks including NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN, to bring attention
to proposed legislation to
save a historic piece of property.
Dusty has toured many colleges as
a performer around the
country, as well as being an opening act for shows at the
Birchmere in the Washington, DC
area. In the early 90's after the death of a songwriter friend,
he put together 28 local
and national musicians to honor the memory of Dave Allen.
The Album he produced,
engineered and performed on won "Album of the Year"
from the Washington Area
Music Association in 1994.
As a board member and activity
director for the Songwriter's
Association of Washington, Dusty worked with many local artists
and aspiring musicians to
help cultivate local music and promote education of the music
In the late 90's he composed,
engineered, and produced music
sound effects for sixteen National Geographic Society
educational CD ROM PictureShows.