Dan Liparini is a guitarist, composer and educator based in West Hartford, CT. He is a 2013 graduate of the Jackie McClean Institute at the Hartt School of Music, where he studied Jazz Guitar and Composition. As a bandleader leader and a sideman Dan has performed at venues and music festivals across the region such as the Sidedoor Jazz Club, Infinity Music Hall, Daryl's House Club, The Hartford Festival of Jazz, Talcott Mountain Music Festival and Northampton Jazz Festival. He has performed with musicians from New York and Connecticut including Ed Fast, Steve Davis and Brian Charette. He is also a member of the New Haven based Americans band Goodnight Blue Moon. “Tessellations”, his debut album as a leader, will be released this September. Dan has been a faculty member of the Litchfield Jazz Camp since 2017, and from 2014-2018 taught guitar classes at Avon Old Farms School, where he still teaches privately.