Dan Lauter - Dan has performed on Saxophone and world instruments for the past 25 years with professional credits including world music recordings with Anna Halprin, Gabrielle Roth, Steven Halpern, and the late Nigerian drummer Suru Ekeh, in addition to his own CD releases that have received international airplay. He studied performance at Purchase Conservatory majoring in Clarinet with Charles Russo, NY City Opera and David Weber, NYC Ballet. At San Francisco State University he studied at the Center for Experimental and Interdisciplinary Arts and continued his pursuits on Sax fronting bands that performed at the Filmore, Wolfgangs, Kabuki Theater, I Beam, Keystone, Berkeley Square; he originated Tribal Swing sound at SF nightclubs ... Dan draws his influences from Wayne Shorter, 20’s Sydney Bechet, World and European flavor Jazz. He brings his unique style as a melody writer and improviser to this new musical sound. He holds a Masters in Educational Technology and has worked at The Ross School, as Music Director for Morriss Center Schools, founding the EastEnd ‘all star’ Youth Jazz Ensemble . Currently Dan is the Media & Educational Technology Specialist for the United Nations International School in NYC. He is the co-founder of LUMA. His tribal swing, jump blues tune 'Ever So Slow' was recently selected to appear on a Starbucks/Hear Music National CD release.
Willing to teach
Beginner to advanced
NY State Certification Music k-12
NY State Certification Educational Technology Specialist