Live! From Somewhere: Daniel Weidlein

By Evan Calbi

Stages have gone dark, but our mini concerts continue, as does the innovation that results from social distancing.

Jazz Studies alum Daniel Weidlein is a saxophonist, producer, and composer – another musician who has built an amazing, multi-faceted career. Daniel’s original composition, “Irma,” features an update on the player piano. He refurbished the Yamaha Disklavier in his professional studio, BioSoul Music, and synced it with Pro Tools.

The result? A live piano that loops chords when he switches to his horn to play the melody. We love the creativity of this duet with himself. The show must go on, and it will.

Enjoy. Live from wherever we are.

Live! From Somewhere brings you homemade performances by Thornton students, faculty and alumni, live from… somewhere. Click here for more from the series, and to submit a video of your own.

TAGS: Alumni, Classical Division, Classical Performance and Composition, Composition, Contemporary Music, Contemporary Music Division, Keyboard Collaborative Arts, Keyboard Studies, Music Industry, Winds and Percussion,

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