From coffee house gigs at fifteen to chart-topping success with the Tom Grant Band in the 90s, world tours with two-time
Grammy Award winner Diane Schuur and contemporary jam-bands, Dan Balmer brings fire and heart every time he plays
the guitar. His playing spans nearly one hundred CDs including twelve as a leader from which his original works have
appeared internationally in television, film and radio.
An in-demand educator, Dan maintains a busy schedule of private lessons, group clinics and master classes throughout
the US and abroad. He adjudicates student jazz band competitions at events such as the Monterey Next Generation
Festival and Reno Jazz Festival along with being a long-term teacher at the Centrum Jazz Workshop