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THOMAS DAN (USA)



Dan Thomas is a dedicated performer and educator in Kansas City, MO. He hails from Canada and has been in the United States since 1993. Prior to his move to Kansas City, he was a regular on the West Coast jazz scene. In addition to being a busy performer, Thomas teaches applied jazz studies, jazz improvisation, jazz history, jazz pedagogy, jazz combo, and the 11:00 O'Clock Jazz Band at the University of Missouri-Kansas City beside the iconic jazz saxophonist Bobby Watson. Thomas has served as a woodwind and jazz studies specialist, instrumental music instructor, as well as vocal music instructor in the public school systems in Washington, Missouri, and Kansas. He has served on the faculty at Kansas City's Penn Valley Community College and Rockhurst University. Thomas has earned numerous awards for jazz and classical performances, and is also a three-time recipient of the "Who's Who Among America's Educator's" award.

Although a regular in the Kansas City jazz scene, Thomas performs throughout the United States and Canada in a variety of settings covering the spectrum of the jazz idiom. He is a frequent clinician and guest artist at high school and university jazz festivals. Dan's Quintet CDs City Scope and Musical Sanctuary are receiving critical acclaim.

Dan Thomas is a Yamaha Performing Artist and plays and endorses Vandoren products.