Harold Danko

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Harold Danko
Born (1947-06-13) 13 June 1947 (age 69)
Origin Ohio, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Piano
Years active 1975–present
Labels Inner City, Sunnyside, SteepleChase

Harold Danko (born June 13, 1947 in Ohio) is an American jazz pianist.

Danko attended Youngstown State University. Among his credits are work in the big bands of Woody Herman and Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, as well as smaller ensembles with Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker and Lee Konitz.[1] He worked often with Rich Perry in the 1990s and also played with Rufus Reid, Kirk Lightsey, Jeff Hirshfield, Edward Simon, and Gregory Herbert.

Discography[edit]

  • Harold Danko Quartet (Inner City, 1975)
  • Coincidence (Dreamstreet, 1979)
  • Chasin' the Bad Guys (Inner City, 1979)
  • Mirth Song (Sunnyside, 1982)
  • Ink and Water (Sunnyside, 1983)
  • Alone but Not Forgotten (Sunnyside, 1985)
  • The First Love Song (Jazz City, 1988)
  • Next Age (Steeplechase, 1993)
  • After the Rain (Steeplechase, 1994)
  • New Autumn (Steeplechase, 1995)
  • The Feeling of Jazz (Seeplechase, 1996)
  • Tidal Breeze (Steeplechase, 1997)
  • ...This Isn't Maybe (Steeplechase, 1999)
  • Stable Mates (Steeplechase, 2000
  • Three of Four (Steeplechase, 2000)
  • Nightscapes (Steeplechase, 2001)
  • Prestigious: A Tribute to Eric Dolphy (Steeplechase, 2001)
  • Fantasy Exit (Steeplechase, 2002)
  • Trillix (Steeplechase, 2004)
  • Hinesight (Steeplechase, 2005)
  • Oatts & Perry (Steeplechase, 2006)
  • Times Remembered (Steeplechase, 2007)
With Lee Konitz
With Chet Baker

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Biography: Harold Danko". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 June 2010.