Alternative \ World Music \ Folk
Dan is a versatile composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist performer with extensive studio and touring experience. He plays various stringed instruments (violin, viola, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, bass) & has worked in studios in the US and Canada as a producer and arranger. Since moving to Newfoundland in 2003, he has performed and recorded with the acoustic trio Atlantic Union, organized a jazz folk fusion trio Night Kitchen and has performed as a solo artist in and around St. John's. He is one half of the duo Tanglecove, along with fellow string player and composer Dave Panting. His recording studio Spirit of the Islands has recorded and released albums by Ed Kavanagh, John Cossar, Ariel Rubin, Atlantic Union, Flying Mountain and New Earth, among others. He is also the owner and operator of Second Stage Creative Arts, an artist management company supporting musicians, writers and visual artists in Newfoundland and Labrador.