Welcome to the dynamic world of contemporary saxophonist/composer/singer Danny Lerman.
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 Bennett said to him at his show at the Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, "Beautiful Music Man!"
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 and Meow Baby/Lightyear/EMI earned stunning reviews, opening the door to international airplay, festivals and concerts in Finland, Venezuela, South Africa, The Netherlands, Turkey, Hong Kong, Mexico, Israel and the USA. Lerman has recorded and performed with Howard Hewett, Danny Boy, Bobby Lyle, Norman Connors and Jimmy Mngwandi. Danny has performed with Peabo Bryson, Kevin Mahagony 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 and Joe Lovano among others. Check out Danny's original music and compositions as well as his new sax work on Dutch Ska artist Le Prince new album, and with Turkish singer, Omar Faruk Tekbilek's, upcoming album.
“Lerman's saxophone takes center stage, presenting melodies while snappy drum beats, bass pulses and keyboard swirls back him up. He embellishes, builds each piece, and works in improvised fire...” L.A. Jazz Scene
“...."Beautiful music man!" Tony Bennett
"....brought the crowd in and kept them there" Elkhart Jazz Festival
"Lerman showed an enormous amount of energy and brilliance. A captive audience resounded enthusiastically to his showmanship." Tsung Yeh, South Bend Symphony