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Danny Weiss Trio

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The Danny Weiss Duo/Trio/Quartet 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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"Thank you so much for bringing the jazz duo to Westminster Village! I heard excellent comments about your performance! Great work! Everyone said that you were very professional and talented!" (Megan F., WV concert)


"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)

"Musicians were very courteous. Selections appropriate for type of event. Provided very nice background sound to enhance but not overpower conversation. Thank you." (Terry R., IU Counseling and Psychological Services reception)

"IU Foundation employees rave about the jazz trio. We will continue to use their services and commend them for their talents." (Lisa K., IU Foundation reception)

"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)

"Excellent music and truly enjoyable musicians!! Would recommend to anyone in the area and have done so to the Harrison Lake Country Club. Thank you!" (Susie M., HLCC dance)


"Wonderful experience... Danny and the boys were great. This really made our day. Thanks again." (Kelly M., Lambda Chi Alpha reception)


Here & Now | Danny Weiss Quartet
Here & Now | Danny Weiss Quartet

Here & Now
Danny Weiss Quartet

"This is music as modern as tomorrow (and much better than tomorrow is likely to be) while steeped in the innovation, risk-taking, and freedom that jazz is all about." (Don Seybold, Host, Inside Jazz, WBAA-AM 920, 2010)

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For Ornette | Danny Weiss Quartet
For Ornette | Danny Weiss Quartet

For Ornette
Danny Weiss Quartet

"For Ornette is a wonderful session from an undiscovered talent." (Cadence Magazine, 2009)

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Danny Weiss Trio

Danny Weiss, tenor sax; Lynn Colwell, bass; Don Nichols, percussion (Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co. 2013, Lafayette, IN)

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 has been a private studio instructor for twenty-five years. He offers flute lessons, clarinet lessons, saxophone lessons, and jazz improvisation lessons in a patient, nurturing environment. His studio is open to students of all ages. Please contact Danny at the e-mail address or phone number below for more information.

Weiss is also on the faculty of Purdue University as a lecturer of Music Theory and Jazz History in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. He is the Instructor of Saxophone in the Department of Bands. Weiss holds a Master of Music degree from Indiana University-Bloomington.


Weiss is an active performer and band leader in Northern Indiana. His calendar lists his upcoming performances. 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 celebrities 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.

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Phone:  765-404-0919

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