Over the past decade, jazz pianist and Origin Records recording artist Danny Green has earned recognition as a bandleader and as a composer with a gift for spinning supple, absorbing narratives. Green’s growing portfolio of vibrant sounds – an enchanting mix of jazz, classical, and Brazilian rhythms – has captured the attention of critics around the world, including DownBeat Magazine, Jazziz, San Diego Union Tribune, the Boston Globe, and Public Radio International. It’s no small wonder that Green has earned two San Diego Music awards for Best Jazz Album and an additional award for Best Jazz Artist. His long-time trio includes bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm, noteworthy musicians in their own right, and together they have developed a nearly psychic connection as they perform Green’s original compositions and jazz standards. Green takes listeners on a journey that is equal parts introspective and exuberant, and always compelling.
Since its formation in 2010, the trio has performed at notable venues, series, and festivals across the county, including the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, Huntington Arts Summer Fest (Huntington, NY), TEDxSan Diego at Copley Symphony Hall, Rockwood Music Hall (New York City), The Blue Whale (Los Angeles), KSDS Jazz 88.3’s Jazz Live (San Diego), CSU Summer Arts Monterey (residency), the Integrity Jazz (Minot, ND), The Sound Room (Oakland), Tula’s Jazz Club (Seattle), An Die Musik Live! (Baltimore), and Frankie’s Jazz Club (Vancouver).