Bio

Daniel’s music is heartfelt and introspective. It is borderline brooding but always uplifting; it is always finally hopeful. His music is lyrically motivated with words meant to be pondered and imitated. Daniel captivates audiences with his emotional and dynamic performances, pleading with his audience to follow him into reflection on things which matter most. Clear tenor melodies and folky less-is-more arrangements make Daniel’s songs ring true to a wide audience. 

Daniel’s debut album 'Contrition’ (Spring 2018) is a reflection on the human condition. Drawing wisdom from diverse sources, Daniel weaves together the best of his knowledge and experience in seven songs. 'Contrition’ deals with despair, a desire for truth, a longing for home, and a need for personal redemption. ‘Contrition’ was produced and engineered by Brandon Pero at Inception Sound Studios in Toronto, ON. 

Standing in the ‘singer-songwriter’ tradition of Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and the like, Daniel’s music is guitar-driven folk. Daniel is also heavily influenced by contemporary artists such as: David Ramirez, Noah Gundersen, Matthew Mayfield, Corey Kilgannon and Julien Baker. 

Daniel grew up in southern Ontario. He received his first guitar and guitar lesson from his Dad at the age of five. He grew up playing and singing in church, school choir, and gigs at the local ski-hill which allowed him to cut his teeth as a performer at a young age.