Dan Andersen is a member of the Austin Texas based quintet, 2022 Composer's Collective. Additionally, he performs with the Gil Del Bosque Quintet, Grammy Winning trumpeter Pete Rodriguez. He has performed at the Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival, Cezanne Jazz Club and the Austin venues Elephant Room, Brass House, Parish Underground, One-2-One Bar, and the East Side Showroom.
As a leader, he recorded the album The Spark and appears as co-leader with trombonist Marco Katz on the EP entitled In New Orleans.
As part of the New Orleans music scene he performed at the city’s premier jazz club Snug Harbor
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On the Marco Katz & Dan Andersen EP In New
“Here are four musicians who breathe the soul of American
jazz. That the recording took place in New Orleans was
appropriate as this is the place where the music was
incubated, and here is its latest incarnation. That is
not to say that it in any way copies the traditional
styling of the original era except to the extent that the
DNA of that period is still in the ears of these four.
Your half hour will be well spent and repeated over and
Jazz Artist, New York City
Willing to teach
Beginner to advanced
Doctorate in Studio/Jazz Guitar: University of
Master of Music in Jazz Studies: University of New Orleans
Bachelor of Arts in Music Education: Humboldt State
Jazz Guitar Improvisation: Beginning with Guide-Tones
This clinic is based of the principles discussed in the
December 2010 article: Jazz Guitar Improvisation:
Beginning with Guide-Tones published in Revista
Electrónica de LEEME - Journal of Music in Education
Download the article as a PDF at:
This article discusses an approach to teaching linear
improvisation to beginning jazz guitarists through the
voice leading in harmonic progressions