Born: August 12, 1986 Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor/leader
New York based musician Daniel Jamieson grew up in Toronto, Canada where he attended the Claude Watson Arts Program at Earl Haig Secondary School and participated in the Humber College Community Music School Program. Dan holds a bachelor degree from the University of Toronto in Jazz Performance. Currently, he is pursuing his masters degree at the Manhattan School of Music in New York and studies with composer / pianist Jim McNeely. Dan has appeared as a guest artist in various jazz festivals across Canada and has performed as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Daniel has performed with artists such as Tony Malaby, Tim Ries, Ingrid Jensen, Guido Basso and Dave Young to name a few. In the summer of 2007 Daniel was asked to write music for a concert at the Kincardine Summer Music Festival featuring soloist Guido Basso. Daniel was awarded the Rising Young Star Award at the 2008 Prince Edward County Jazz Festival. Currently Daniel works as a free lance performer, composer and educator in the New York area and writes for his own 10 piece jazz ensemble the “Daniel Jamieson Tentet” and his own big band the “Danjam Orchestra”.