He's young, he's fast on the keys, and he's catchy
on the guitar. Danny has been composing songs
for piano since the age of ten. From learning to
play classical piano as a child, Danny never
learned "popular" music with his teacher. Thus, he
would wander over to the radio, play with the piano,
and rework the songs he learned to love on the air.
In later years, Danny performed with rock bands
(Basic Mind) and some local jazz quartets.
However, he still wanted to do "his" thing and open
up "his" songs on the piano. This is Danny Does
Influences: Third Eye Blind, Ben Folds, Weezer,
Counting Crows, Kanye West... just to name a few.
Instruments: Piano, guitar, trumpet, drums, bass,
Danny D. - Piano/Guitar/Vocals
Backup vocals performed from very various talented friends and artists.... Zach Rudd (vocalist / percussion), Andy P (drums).
"This is It" (EP) (2006) - with singles "Happy with Me" and "Don't Wanna Dance."
"Where to Begin..." (EP) (2008) - with singles "She's Everywhere to Me" and "Need Me Now."
Drown and Live to Tell about It
Scared of Losing You
Leaving Lincolnwood - Rap Rock
Where are you now?
Just as Well - Duet
Thing I Hate
"Now that's interactive! Danny Does Piano plays the Northside"
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".... through a varied night of much talent, Danny came on the stage to an anticipated audience. Wit...".... through a varied night of much talent, Danny came on the stage to an anticipated audience. Within the first songs, Danny reveled in his songs and had the audience singing along to his catchy melodies...."
Danny Does Piano is able to perform a varied set list from solo acoustic songs to energetic anthems. There are over twenty original songs prepared for performance. Sets are typically 30 - 60 minutes.
Enjoys performing selected cover songs - However, puts a unique spin on the song and makes it very original (yet exciting to the audience!).