Danilo Perez

Grammy award winner Danilo Pérez is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. In just over a decade, his distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz (covering the music of the Americas, folkloric and world music) has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences. Danilo’s abundant talents and joyous enthusiasm make his concerts both memorable and inspiring. Whether leading his own ensembles or touring with renowned jazz masters (Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter
b.1933
saxophone
, Roy Haynes
Roy Haynes
Roy Haynes
b.1926
drums
, Steve Lacy
Steve Lacy
Steve Lacy
1934 - 2004
sax, soprano
), Danilo is making a decidedly fresh imprint on contemporary music, guided, as always, by his love for jazz.

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“No one in the mainstream is playing more freely than this trio.” —Joe Garelick, Boston Phoenix.

“A bold example of the musicological rethinking of jazz.” —Ben Ratliff, New York Times

“A compelling collection of rhythms and textures.” —Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times

“...but there are still amazing musicians—like Danilo Perez, who plays piano with Wayne Shorter’s quartet. He is not afraid of anything.” —Herbie Hancock

“There's nobody like Danilo. What I especially like is his sense of rhythm, color and form. He's studied, he's open, he's flexible, generous and sweet

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Albums

Children of the Light
Children of the Light
Mack Avenue Records
2015
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Danilo Perez: Panama 500
Danilo Perez: Panama...
Mack Avenue Records
2014
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Providencia
Providencia
Mack Avenue Records
2010
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Across the Crystal Sea
Across the Crystal Sea
Decca Music Group
2009
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Across The Crystal Sea
Across The Crystal Sea
EmArcy
2008
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Panama Suite
Panama Suite
ArtistShare
2008
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