A superstar in the making
Born in Tazana, CA in 1989, Danny Janklow was recognized during his high school career by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra as triple instrument "Outstanding Soloist" on tenor saxophone, flute and clarinet. He recently graduated Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance, where he was mentored by saxophone legend Dick Oatts and incredible trumpeter Terell Stafford. In 2010, Danny won first place in the North American Saxophone Alliance competition held in Athens, Georgia. In August 2012, he won first place at the Detroit Jazz Festival Saxophone Competition, ranking him as the top up-and-coming jazz saxophonist in the world.
In 2013, he was selectively chosen as a semi-finalist to compete in the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition in Washington D.C. Danny has enjoyed the pleasure of sharing the stage and recording with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, George Benson, Aloe Blacc, Jose James, Wynton & Branford Marsalis, Benny Golson, and more.
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