Great news!!! The Danny Green Trio was nominated "Best Jazz Artist" for the 2014 San Diego Music Awards! Voting is now open and you can vote once per day through September 16. Please spread the word and cast your vote by visiting San Diego Music Awards.
The awards ceremony takes place on October 6 at Humphrey's By The Bay. It's a wonderful event and proceeds benefit music in our public schools.
The Danny Green Trio recorded a new album of Green's latest compositions at SpraugeLand Recording Studio in February. Entitled After The Calm, this album features upright and electric bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm. The highly anticipated album is slated for release in Fall 2014.
(Left to right: Peter Sprague, Justin Grinnell, Danny Green, Julien Cantelm)
A Thousand Ways Home
Green's acclaimed 2012 release, A Thousand Ways Home, is available in retail outlets worldwide. Released on Tapestry Records, the album features Justin Grinnell, Julien Cantelm and Tripp Sprague along with special guests Chico Pinheiro, Claudia Villela, Eva Scow, Dusty Brough and Peter Sprague.
A Thousand Ways Home reached #17 on the Jazz Week Charts for national radio airplay and remained on the charts for 15 weeks! It was voted into KSDS Jazz 88.3's "Top 10 Jazz Album Releases of 2012." It was also nominated for "Best Jazz Album" at the 2013 San Diego Music Awards.
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"A rare combination of excellent originals and a truly virtuosic performance from pianist Green...this recording may well help cement his reputation as one of the important up-and-comers on the scene today."
- Edward Blanco, All About Jazz
"Richly engaging and utterly brilliant...one of the best jazz albums I've heard in a decade."
- Rick Anderson, CD Hotlist