Band members Bios
Each member of 5 Easy Pieces brings years of professional performance experience to the group.
Carol Hahn - lead singer
Carol is an accomplished singer/songwriter/producer and is a Billboard charting artist who has released 10 original dance singles on her Beagle Boy Music label as well as releases on CAPP Records. Carol performs a wide range of styles including rock and jazz with several local area bands.
dawn Zukowski - trumpet
Dawn has been a trumpet performer and private instructor in the Hartford area for over 2 decades. She has performed with several well-known bands such as the rock/blues horn band “Impact” and the blues band “Briefcase Full of Blues”, “Soul Exceptions” along with the all-girl rock bank “Ms. BHaven”. Dawn has also played in various jazz groups including “City Lights Jazz Orchestra”, “Dick Santi Orchestra” and the “Al Fenton Big Band”, along with numerous classical ensembles and musical shows. Dawn has performed with numerous well known musicians including Jeff Pitchell from Texas Flood, Jaimoe and Dave Stoltz from the Allman Brothers, Gene Donaldson from the Stingrays, Burt Teague, Jazz legends Don DePalma, from the 880 Club, Steve Davis, Linda Ransom, Nikki Mathis, Paul Brown, Nat Reeves to name a few.
Doug nahabedian- percussion
Doug (M.D) Nahabedian (Drums) - Having played drums professionally throughout
New England for over 40 years, Doug has a unique style that blends a variety of
influences ranging from R&R, Country, Blues and Jazz. Credits include opening for
The Shaboo All-Stars, Jimmy Vaughn and Nashville writer/musician Al Anderson of NRBQ and Wildweeds fame.
mark mooney - keyboards
BORN IN BOSTON AND RAISED IN ENFIELD, CT MARK MOONEY GOT HIS COLLABORATIVE START PLAYING KEYBOARDS WITH A HIGH-SCHOOL GARAGE BAND BACK IN THE MID-1970S. VERSATILE WITH BOTH GENRE AND INSTRUMENT, HE WENT ON TO JOIN FORCES WITH A LOCAL WEDDING GROUP AS LEAD GUITARIST, BEFORE RETURNING TO HIS PIANO ROOTS TO ACCOMPANY AND LEAD VARIOUS JAZZ, FOLK, AND BLUES-ORIENTED ACTS IN THE FOLLOWING DECADES. MARK CURRENTLY RESIDES IN ENFIELD WITH HIS WIFE, MARIANNE.
paul dabrowski- bass
PAUL DABROWSKI HAILS FROM POLAND, WHERE HE WORKED AS A FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL BASS PLAYER BEFORE RELOCATING TO AMERICA. 5 EASY PIECES IS EXTREMELY FORTUNATE TO HAVE HIM AS A MEMBER OF THE GROUP, AS HE IS IN HIGH DEMAND AND PLAYS A WIDE VARIETY OF STYLES. PAUL PERFORMS WITH NUMEROUS MUSIC GROUPS IN THE GREATER CONNECTICUT AREA AND LEADS HIS OWN BAND AS WELL.