Dan Weiss, drums: started playing at age six, studying with Jeff Krause, and soon augmented his musical studies to include classical piano. Attending the Manhattan School of Music, he pursued drums and composition. Dan has performed or recorded with Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Vijay Iyer, Wayne Krantz, Kenny Werner, Uri Caine, Village Vanguard Orchestra, Ravi Coltrane and many others. Dan has been studying tabla for the last nine years under the guidance of his guru Pandit Samir Chatterjee. He has performed classical Indian music in India and America with Ramesh Mishra, Mandira Lahiri, Subra Guha, Anoushka Shankar, Joyas Biswas, and K.V. Mahabala. Dan has released two recordings under his name. Tintal Drumset Solo adopts traditional tabla repertoire to the drumset in a classical manner. Dan Weiss Trio, with Jacob Sacks and Thomas Morgan, features Dan's original compositions. Dan has self published a book entitled "Tintal Drumset Trancriptions"  and has given clinics throughout the United States as well as Canada and Europe.
© Carl Maguire
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