SoundCorps Spotlight: Dakari Kelly

Chattanooga musician whose life is defined by music. He began his journey in Barger Academy and continued on to the Center for Creative Arts, and attended Tennessee Tech on a music scholarship. After years of devoted practice, he eventually made it to competitive divisions like All East, All State, where he received principal positions. Dakari went on to do a few national competitions like Act-So under the NAACP and one sponsored by the Omega Psi fraternity. With thirteen years under his belt, he now juggles a few jobs, including teaching at the Mountain Arts Community Center, playing bass for Rick Rushing and the Blues Strangers, and interning with SoundCorps. He is currently a Craft Masters attendee hoping to hone his music experience and build his career.