“…SUDDEN APPEARANCE announces the arrival of a new, vital force in the big band world.”

– Jim McNeely


Visit Daniel’s store to purchase lessons, recordings, scores / parts, and redeem download cards.

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Daniel has extensive teaching experience in composition, arranging, conducting, and woodwinds. He has guest lectured at Manhattan School of Music, University of Toronto, Humber College, University of North Texas, and Texas State University at the masters, undergraduate, and pre-college levels. Daniel is available to teach virtual lessons online. Book a lesson now!

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Daniel’s writing commissions span a variety of styles including jazz, pop, and musical theatre. He has collaborated with Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman, Kurt Elling, Marcus Miller, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ingrid Jensen, Christian Scott, Anthony Hamilton, Vince Mendoza, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra, the Alex Dean Jazz Orchestra, the WDR Big Band, and the Metropole Orchestra. Please fill out the contact form below to commission Daniel to write for your ensemble.

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