Born in the Caribbean island of Grenada, Mitchell’s early musical influences during her youth were gospel, calypso, and reggae. In 1970, Dawn moved to London where she was exposed to the sound of Motown and R&B. In 1978 moved to Italy and signed with RCA record label. In 1983 she moved to New York and performed alongside pianist Barry Harris and other NY jazz artists. In 1985 Dawn formed a band in South Italy, where she made various appearances with the National TV Orchestra ( R.A.I). In 1991 marked her return to England where she regularly appeared live on London Jazz Radio Show. Currently residing in Margate, Florida.
Dawn is a spectacular singer with a very strong stage presence.