Songwriter, composer, instrumentalist, audio engineer, recording artist, arranger/producer with complete recording studio & mobile recording. On the Asheville music scene since 1974, Dan writes Americana songs flavored by the traditional old- time mountain music, folk tunes and bluegrass that he grew up with in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North Carolina. A music veteran who has performed hundreds of times for thousands of people in the US and the UK over the last 40 years, Dan helped organize early Bele Chere festivals in Asheville, produced many concert events, performed with 1st generation blues musicians Walter & Ethel Phelps, concerts and recording with synthesizer inventor Robert Moog, fronted the dance band "Johnny & the Jokers". Twelve CDs of various original music. Acoustic guitar (finger-style, flatpicking and rhythm), electric guitar, synthesizers and other instruments. Creates/performs original songs, instrumental music, electronic, dance, pop, folk/traditional, Americana, traditional blues, etc. Awarded 3 artist grants from the North Carolina Arts Council. Recent shows with classic bluesman Ironing Board Sam, playing blues and 1960s soul music. Audio engineer at Acoustic audio Recording. Also specializes in transferring old analog recordings on vinyl and tape to digital format, with state-of-the-art noise reduction and digital re-mastering.
Acoustic Audio Recording Studio, Asheville, NC
Check out some information about my recording studio at http://www.myspace.com/acousticaudiorecording