*Catch Dan Barman with his new quartet every Monday evening beginning October 3rd as he pays tribute to the late saxophone great Michael Brecker. With some of the most talented young jazz musicians NYC has to offer at his side, each evening kicks off with a wide array of Jazz classics followed by two sets of music either written or previously recorded by Brecker. Mondays 8-11pm at The Counting Room, 44 Berry St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
If you’re looking for Drummer, Bandleader, Educator Dan Barman, he can most likely be found performing at any of New York City’s most popular music venues. In the short time since his move from the west coast, he has become a regular fixture on the NYC music scene both as a live performer and studio musician, recording with such celebrated producers as six-time Grammy Award Winner “Commissioner” Gordon Williams (Santana, Lauryn Hill, Fugees) and Jeremy Sklarsky (Freelance Whales, Foreigner, Diane Birch). As a bandleader with some of New York City’s most talented musicians at his fingertips, he has put together ensembles for a long list of local as well as international touring musicians, including multi-award winning artist Joanie Leeds (Independent Music Awards winner, John Lennon Songwriting contest winner) and Doris Cellar of The Freelance Whales.
Barman began teaching private lessons at an early age, as well as having spent time on percussion staff with The University of Oregon. As a private instructor he maintains a teaching studio in Brooklyn and has taught drum set performance for The School of Rock (NYC). He has served as a clinician for competitive high school jazz and marching band ensembles, and has designed classroom-style curriculums for high schools across the country and award winning educational programs such as The Kehillah Partnership of Northern New Jersey.