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Dan Loomis

Bassist Daniel Loomis currently resides in New York City where he is rapidly becoming one of the city's most in-demand bassists.

Daniel grew up and learned his trade in St. Louis, playing professionally with the city’s best musicians from a young age. In 1998 he enrolled in Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he had the opportunity to study with the renowned jazz bassist Tom Kennedy, pianist Reggie Thomas and guitarist Rick Haydon. The musicians had a strong influence on Daniel’s musical thinking, imbuing him with a strong respect for groove and tradition while reminding him to always keep an open ear and mind. During his time at SIUE Daniel began teaching during the summers at the Birch Creek Music Academy, a selective jazz summer academy in Door County, Wisconsin. Here he met bassist Jeff Campbell, who was to become his teacher and a major influence upon his playing.

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Discography

Live At the Bistro

Live At the Bistro

Bionic Records
2013

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Ashes to Ashes: A...

Savannah Jazz Festival
2012

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I Love Paris

I Love Paris

Jazz Excursion Records
2007

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Pied Noir

Pied Noir

Dan Loomis
I Love Paris