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The Danny Weiss Trio provides the best background jazz for wedding receptions and other parties in the Indianapolis and Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana area.

Danny Weiss Trio

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"I always appreciate having the reliably impressive musicianship of the Danny Weiss Trio that never fails to impress visitors as well as those who live in the Purdue community! I hope to continue to have you play our events!" (Laurel W., Purdue Policy Research Institute)

"The Danny Weiss Trio was absolutely fantastic!... They were a perfect fit for our 50th Reception. Very classy, great sound, perfect selection of tunes." (Maria T., WFIU reception)

"Thank you for making the Council on Asian American Studies reception so special. Your sound is incredible!!! We really appreciate the delightful music and your performance." (Lisa H., CAAS reception)

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à gauche

(Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co. 2013, Lafayette, IN)
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Yaz Bang

Danny Weiss, tenor sax; Mo Trout, trumpet; Sabrina Lastman, voice; Jamie Newman, keyboard; Lynn Colwell, bass; Matt Finger, timbales; Ed Brann, congas (Uptown Jazz & Blues Fest 2015, Lafayette, IN)

Joan Wildman Quartet

Joan Wildman, piano & synth; Danny Weiss, tenor sax; Geoff Brady, vibes & drums/cymbals; John Christensen, bass (ISTHMUS Jazz Festival 2014, Madison, WI) 


Jazz Lafayette Indiana | Danny Weiss
Jazz Lafayette Indiana | Danny Weiss

Danny Weiss is an active performer and band leader in Northern Indiana. Currently living in West Lafayette, Indiana, Weiss spent many years in New York and Chicago. He has performed with the avant-rock band DaDaDah, the brass jazz band NoNoNonet, Latin jazz bands, the klezmer band Yid Vicious, Broadway show bands, and with New York dance choreographers. Weiss has also performed with such jazz notables as Rashied Ali, Tom Varner, Joe Williams, Chris Washburne, Michael Sarin, Lynn Arriel, Clyde Stubblefield, and Don Braden at venues including the Jazz Showcase, Birdland, CBGBs, the West End Gate, PS 122, Jay's, the Knitting Factory, and the Bitter End. One of his current groups — à gauche — is about to release its first recording on the Pow! Records label called "Into the Ooze".

Weiss has been a private studio instructor for over 30 years. He offers lessons in clarinet and saxophone technique and jazz improvisation in a patient, nurturing environment. His studio is open to students of all ages. Please contact Danny at the email address or phone number below for more information.

Weiss is also a senior lecturer at Purdue University-West Lafayette in the Department of Music. He holds a Master of Music degree from Indiana University-Bloomington.

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