Daniel's experience includes over a year working as an acoustic soloist for Carnival Cruise Lines, performing on luxury cruise ships six nights a week in the Caribbean, US and Canada. Before joining Carnival, Daniel spent the years 2012 to 2016 living in Berlin, Germany and heading the collective group, "The Shy Birds", performing throughout Europe with artists Konstantine Margaritas, Arabella Sprot, Cisco Pema, Johannes Heger, Petros Tzekos and more. While in Berlin he also took part in several recording projects including his third solo release, “Rise” EP (2016) and his second solo release “Summer Days” LP (2015).
Daniel is a native of Colorado, USA where in 2013 he released his debut solo EP, “Ao Brasil” dedicated to the musical styles of Brazil. In 2011 and 2012 he was a front man for the original Pop/Latin group, NuMundo. The group's highlights include performances at festivals in Colorado and Singapore as well as a fully funded Kickstarter campaign for their LP, “Our Song” produced and recorded in Denver, Colorado in 2012. Other US collaborations include work with artists/groups, Kailin Yong, Elisa Garcia, Victor Mestas Pérez, Amy Katchur, Lliam Christy, Dave Goldenberg, Carl Dixon and Ginga since 2008.
As a guitar teacher, Daniel has taught students of all ages and levels at the University of Colorado and the Lesson Studio in Boulder, Colorado from 2007 until 2012. He began studying at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2004 and in 2008 received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Musicology and World Music. During his time at CU Boulder, he studied Brazilian music with Dr. João Junqueira and classical guitar with Dr. Nicolò Spera and Dr. Carey Harwood. He graduated from Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2004.
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