Danny Lerman is a riveting saxophonist and composer. Danny has studied with Junior Walker's legendary teacher, Charlie Atkins and at the music school of the University of North Texas and the Berklee School of Music as well as with Peter Ballin. Danny's CD’s, Danny’s Island/Chartmaker Jazz, Meow Baby/Lightyear/EMI, Do You Feel/Steel Warehouse, and World Jam/Steel Warehouse, earned stunning reviews, opening the door to international airplay, festivals and concerts in Finland, Venezuela, South Africa, Indonesia, The Netherlands, Turkey, Hong Kong, Mexico, Israel, and the USA. Lerman has recorded/performed with Howard Hewett, CeCe Peniston, Danny Boy, Bobby Lyle, Norman Connors, Peabo Bryson, Kevin Mahogany and Onder Focan, and recorded with Randy Brecker, Dave Valentin, and Hubert Laws. Lerman has opened for Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Sergio Mendez, Richard Elliot, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, the Ghetto Boys, Joe Lovano, Omar Faruk Tekbilek and Diutch Ska artist Le Prince.
Danny has performed as a featured soloist with the South Bend Symphony and in Breda, Holland with members of the Metropole Orchestra. Danny’s compositions have been featured in movie soundtracks, Wedding Bell Blues and Kill Me Later as well as commercials for JD Powers.
Check out Danny's original music and his new singles Steely Eyes, and Blueberry Pie as well as recent EP, Ice Cat on Blujazz
Danny Lerman has taken the wow from his albums, performances and charm and made a show like no other. Enjoy an original, dynamic and emotionally grabbing crossover attention getter!
Lerman's beautifully exotic songs, lush arrangements, captivating improvisation and showmanship will please jazz lovers and new audiences alike. Danny combines his African, Latin, Middle Eastern and American influences with powerfully unique improvisation, storytelling and charm that will capture your heart.
As Tony Bennet said to him at his show at the Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, "Beautiful Music Man!"