Born: March 7, 1967 Primary Instrument: Piano
Dan Papirany is a Jazz pianist and composer. He is based in Bargara, Queensland.
While living in New Zealand Dan studied drums for three years with Roger Sellers and then changed his major to Piano studying with Leigh Jackson. In 1999 Dan graduated from Massey university with a bachelor of music performance, and around the same time he begun playing local jazz trio/duo gigs.
During 2002 while studying post graduate musicology at Victoria University Dan took the position of Music HOD at Hato Petera College on Auckland’s North Shore, working with Maori students teaching a curriculum based on jazz.
Since then, Dan recorded four trio albums. The first album which was nominated for New Zealand music award comprised of standard tunes and is titled “Session one”. The second album titled “Session Two - Originals” is comprised of original tunes only. The third and fourth albums are live recordings at Auckland MLC bar and cafe. Dan’s new album, '2011 Vol 1' is available NOW at cdbaby online music store. Dan is available for music performances with his Jazz piano trio or as a soloist in private or public venues, and can be reached by email at: email@example.com
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