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Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Born: April 25, 1984

A professsional bassist since the age of 16, Danny has backed up numerous jazz artists such as Gilbert Castellanos, Geoffrey Keezer, Charles McPherson, Mike Wofford, Peter Sprague, Jason Palmer, Mike Moreno, and Obed Calviere. Danny has also backed artists such as blues-singer Earl Thomas, and Scott Russo of Unwritten Law.

Danny attended New England Conservatory in Boston in 2004, where he got to study Jazz performance with Bob Moses, Cecil McBee, John Lockwood, Oscar Stagnaro, Jerry Bergonzi, and Danilo Perez. and in 2005, he performed in the NEC Jazz Honors Ensemble, and their performance of his original composition, The Cranning Call, was selected to represent NEC on Jazziz Magazine’s annual “Education Issue” CD. During his time in Boston, Danny became the steady bassist for the Wally’s Thursday night latin band, featuring among others, Aruan Ortiz and Francisco Mela. His 2005 debut album, “Tree of Thorns,” is a musical dialogue with his dad, Bob Weller, and also featured several original compositions inspired by his love of Sci-Fi literature, but also influenced by elements of experimental improvisation. In May 2006, Danny completed his Bachelor of Music and moved back to San Diego....
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”. . . and Weller takes a show-stopping solo. He seems to be coming out of the tradition of guys like Gary Peacock, and Dave Holland; huge, muscular sound with astonishing velocity.” - Robert Bush, San Diego Reader

“While there are strong solos throughout Third Story’s 10-song album, it is the group’s ensemble work - crisp and fluid, moody but carefully calibrated - that most impresses.” - George Varga, San Diego Union Tribune

Primary InstrumentBass, acoustic

LocationBrooklyn, NY

Willing to teachBeginners

Music

Featured recording “Third Story”

Third Story

Third Story Music
2012
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