Danny started his musical journey at age 8 studying the trumpet with encouragement from his father who was a pianist. He then later moved on to discover the guitar. After playing mostly classical and rock Danny then went on to develop a passion for jazz, studying with like minded musicians up in the wonderful city of Newcastle.
A successful start to his music career, Danny played for many artists as a guitarist and has been fortunate enough to have played at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues such as Birmingham Symphony Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Latitude Festival to name a few.
Still currently active as a freelance guitarist Danny is regularly invited to perform with high profile groups such as Opera North, Sheffield Pops Orchestra and also a recent guitar session for BBC's Songs Of Praise. Danny is also a tutor at Sheffield University and with over half a million YouTube views the interest in Danny’s music is growing daily.
Now ready to jump in head first to the world of original music, Danny has harnessed his talent and versatility to blur musical genres with his unique take on Jazz, Soul and Pop. Already with comparisons to Michael Buble, Jamie Cullum and armed with a mixture of heart felt ballads and infectious groove based songs Danny’s potential is huge.
The current quartet line up is an exciting group of South Yorkshire based musicians featuring the sublime piano playing skills of Jon Trier (also musician for sheffield’s Richard Hawley) combined with the infectious grooves of Ian West (drums) and Jeremy Ashby (bass)
Recently featured on BBC sheffield introducing and due to release his long awaited first EP in easter 2016 which will hopefully be combined with a string of local and UK dates over the summer.
“This is EXACTLY what I needed tonight, relaxing Jazz with gorgeous vocals”
Christain Carlisle, BBC radio presenter 2/1/2016