Celebrated tenor/soprano saxophonist Dan Faulk has recorded on several CDs with many of jazz's legendary masters including Barry Harris, Jimmy Heath, J.J. Johnson, Wayne Shorter, and James Spaulding. For nearly 2 years, Dan was a full-time member of the J.J. Johnson Quintet until J.J. retired from music in December '97. Dan recorded on 2 CD's with Johnson for Verve Records. Since July '97, Dan has regularly been a featured soloist with Steve Turré and the Sanctified Shells. Dan has 3 CD's as a leader. Dan's first CD, Focusing In, made such an impact that it was chosen to be featured on the cover of the 1995 Bielefelder Katalog--Europe's most widely-circulated and extensive jazz discography. In addition to his extensive performance career, Dan was the former Director of Jazz Studies and a professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dan is currently a professor at the City University of New York at York College, where he teaches various music history and performance courses.
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