John Danley

John Danley


Composer, guitarist, social satirist, playing an original blend of jazz, blues, flamenco, ballads and something a fan recently dubbed as "Chet Atkins on speed".


John Danley is an experimental, fingerstyle guitarist who composes and performs his own blend of acoustic, instrumental music. His exposure includes extensive airplay on syndicated radio stations focuing on folk, new age, acoustic, jazz and world music. "Drifting Into Oblivion" represents his 5th solo release. John is a regular contributor to National Public Radio's "All Things Considered", a performing arts entertainer and composer of music for film and television. He has performed at college universities, festivals, art galleries, workshops and has shared the stage with such artists as David Gray, Iris DeMent, Reese Wynans and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Recent nominations include The Nashville Scene's "Best Guitar Hero" 2002 and solo guitar album "Cemeteries, Missed Trains and Blue Skies" and solo guitar song "Hickory" of the year, 2004 JPFolks Music Awards.


Postponing The Worm 01.22.97
Defeating The Elements 03.15.98
Canvas & Rhythm 10.01.01
Cemeteries, Missed Trains & Blue Skies 6.15.03
Drifting Into Oblivion 10.25.04
Durable Americana 10.15.05

Set List

Original instrumental guitar music.