Born: October 28, 1945
Central Indiana entertainer Daniel A. Young is a singer and musical performer specializing in “American Songbook” standards, jazz tunes and romantic ballads.
On January 15, 2007, Dreamwalker Media released “A Place to Dream” / Daniel A. Young Sings Jazz Standards. The recording features pianist/arranger Ken Fary, and several of the Indianapolis area’s finest jazz musicians, including Jack Helsley on bass, Sam Withrow on drums, tenor sax solos by Michael Stricklin (three tracks), and trumpet or flugel horn by Jeff Conrad (three tracks).
Over three decades, Daniel (D.A.) Young was a part-time studio session singer and small-club performer around Central Indiana, appearing often as a solo act, or with his own group, D.A. & the Convictions. A prolific songwriter, he frequented open stages around the city to try out material and find potential fans. In the 1990’s, he produced an art-rock/pop demo compilation called, “My Favorite Stranger,” released independently in October 1998. A second song collection, “Soul to the Wheel” was completed in 2005 (available on-line at CD-Baby.com)...