Dan San Band
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Dan San Band

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The best kept secret in music


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Dan San Band - 2004


Feeling a bit camera shy


The self titled debut CD from the Dan San Band contains ten diverse songs with a sound influenced by classic Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Bruce Hornsby, Dave Mathews Band, Ben Folds, and Billy Joel. The band combines funky Fender Rhodes riffs, jazz/funk bass lines, rock drumming, and power-pop guitars with Dan Sanfilippo's smooth, melodic vocals for a totally unique mixture of sounds. The lyrics to these songs are catchy, fun, whimsical, and intelligent and Dan delivers them with passion, soul, and clarity. Pop this CD in your car on a nice day, turn it up and sing along to your heart's content. It never gets old.

The opening track, "Livin' It Up" is a funk-rock throwback that sets the tone for the album with a syncopated rhythm, steady "wah" guitars, James Brown-esque keyboard riffs, and fat bass licks. The lyrics explain the origins of the Dan San Band sound, one that can't be defined by "corporate bananas" and record execs. It is a sound that is refreshing when radio is bombarded by "the usual, usually the same-old same; trial sized and styalized for instant fame, these days".

In a live setting, the Dan San Band really shines because of their up-beat energy and a deep-seeded love for the music they are performing. The fun they are having performing together is contagious and connects with the audience instantly. You can't sit still while listening to this music.

The Dan San Band was formed in early 2004 while concieving and recording their first CD. They now perform at local venues and have sold hundreds of CDs at shows and online. Only days after putting their Cd up on CDbaby.com, they were chosen from thousands of independent artists to be featured on a promotional site call I Got Noticed at www.igotnoticed.com.