Dan started life as a musician’s son. He began playing drums in jazz gigs with his dad in NYC as a kid. He studied drumming with Alan Dawson, Frankie Malabe and Kenwood Dennard. As a student at Middlebury College, Dan studied electronic composition/Synclavier under George Todd. His first real studio job was working as an assistant for Deodato in NYC with Roberta Flack on the White Nights film Soundtrack. After serving as chief engineer at First Take in Boston and completing his studies at Berklee College of Music, Dan founded Notable Productions. He wrote music and produced recordings for rock, rap, world and jazz artists such as Thomas Mapfumo, Jiggle the Handle, Group Saloum, Yat-Fu, BMG 44, Fatim, Atlas Soul, Luther Guitar Johnson, Brandon Patton, Fox Trot Zulu, Hipbone, Rick Berlin, Jackson Jills, Persiflage, Hummer, Closet Fish, Skavoovie and the Epitones, Robben Ford, Les Nubians, Tracey Bonham, Farid El Kenitri, 1AChord, Omzo, KRS-One, Peggy Seeger, K’naan, Abass Abass, Ouzman, Infrared Band, Natalie Fernandez, The Curtis Brothers, Akili Jamal Haynes, and Jim’s Big Ego. He has composed multimedia scores for Warner Bros’ artists like Aerosmith, Biohazard, Allman Brothers, Hotei, and Cracker. His commercial clientele include IBM, Microsoft, A.R.T., Al Gore, M.I.T., Motor City Museum and Staples. Dan is also an integral team member of the Nomadic Wax Records production staff, writing and producing tracks with international artists as well as doing post production and scoring for NGO’s and government agencies that hire Nomadic Wax worldwide.