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Danny Janklow

Currently one of the most in-demand saxophonists of his generation, Danny Janklow is an internationally recognized sensation. Los Angeles Times writes, “When one considers the outstanding young jazz musicians in Los Angeles who are most likely to move the music forward, alto saxophonist Danny Janklow is in the front of the pack.” Primarily a touring and recording artist, his music has been described by Downbeat Magazine as “beautifully articulated with lyrical sensibility.” Janklow’s emotionally driven original compositions and passionately energetic performances have uplifted the spirits of thousands of audiences worldwide.

Janklow incorporates multi-media elements while focusing on in-studio producing, composing, and arranging recorded content. Danny has enjoyed sharing the stage and recording with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Johnny Mandel and Herbie Hancock. He regularly collaborates with A-list producers Terrace Martin and Larry Goldings and has been featured on tour with sensational artists such as Gregory Porter, Wallace Roney and Harvey Mason Sr.

In early 2021, Danny celebrated a Grammy win for his integral part on “Monk’estra plays John Beasley” and is the featured soloist on an ongoing world tour with Quincy Jones artist Sheléa. Danny’s records, videos, and original music has reached more than 200 countries of fans and his enthusiastic audience continues to grow rapidly with his newest release “Love Day Live.” Hear more from Danny through his ongoing projects – you can catch him hosting podcasts, livestreams, performing festivals & concert tours, and above all staying committed to his mission of propelling youth education.