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Dan Andersen

Dan Andersen is an Austin, Texas based guitarist who performs with the Gil Del Bosque Quintet, three time Grammy winning trumpeter Pete Rodriguez, bassist Tarik Hassan, and the Royal Dukes Band. Some of the Austin venues which he has worked include The Elephant Room, Brass House, One-2-One Bar, and Central Market North. Additionally, he has performed at the Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival, and Houston’s premier jazz club, Cezanne. As a leader, he recorded the album The Spark and appears as co-leader with trombonist Marco Katz on the EP entitled In New Orleans, the 2022 Composer’s Collective’s The Heights Life, and as a side musician on Julia LaShae’s album Introducing… which was voted the #3 album of 2003 in New Orleans by the Times-Picayune. As part of the New Orleans music scene he performed at the city’s premier jazz club Snug Harbor as well as The Bombay Club, The Spotted Cat Music Club, The Blue Nile , Dos Jefes Uptown Cigar Bar, and Rock ‘n’ Bowl

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The Spark

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Label: You Knew! Records
Released: 2010
Duration: 6:06

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Take Five With Dan Andersen

Read "Take Five With Dan Andersen" reviewed by Daniel Andersen

Meet Dan Andersen: Dan Andersen is a jazz guitarist and composer based in Los Angeles who earned a doctorate from the University Of Southern California Thornton School Of Music. The Spark, his debut CD, features pianist Alan Pasqua, bassist Ryan McGillicuddy, and drummer James Alsanders.In 1999, Dan left his ...

The Spark

Label: You Knew! Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: Flying Around; Behind the Front; The Spark; Show-Type Tune; Where the Path Ends; Hidden Joy; Blood Count; Live On.

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Dan Andersen's CD "The Spark" Available Now!

Dan Andersen's CD "The Spark" Available Now!

The Spark is the exciting debut CD from jazz guitarist and composer Dan Andersen. This highly interactive quartet features the artistry of pianist Alan Pasqua, bassist Ryan McGillicuddy, and drummer James Alsanders. Together they explore striking original compositions as well the works of Billy Stayhorn and Bill Evans. You can purchase The Spark directly form danandersen.com ...


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